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M.B.A. in Finance Students

M.B.A. with a Concentration in Finance

New Certificate Options

In Fall 2018 a new five course Finance Certificate will be offered.

Fall Registration

Have you registered for the Fall term yet? Classes begin August 20.

Get started now or contact your Academic Advisor for assistance.

The M.B.A. with a Concentration in Finance program provides a broad understanding of corporate finance, securities analysis, portfolio management, and financial institutions and markets.

Once enrolled in this program, you will take many of the traditional courses associated with a general M.B.A. program, along with courses that have been tailored to financial topics. The finance concentration offers courses that place primary emphasis on theory and analysis, and make extensive use of the relevant techniques of economic analysis, mathematics, and statistics.

Most M.B.A. in Finance graduates enter their professional careers with positions in the financial arena of general businesses, investment banking firms, broker-dealer firms, management consulting firms, various departments of commercial banks, and other domestic and international financial institutions.

Admissions Deadlines:

Fall I 2018: August 10, 2018
Fall II 2018: October 5, 2018
Winter I 2019: December 14, 2018

  • M.B.A. core courses offered weeknights or during the day on the main campus and online. Finance courses offered weeknights on the main campus and online.
  • Program can be completed in as little as 21 months.
  • Program begins five times annually with starts in August, October, January, March, and May.

For more information about the program, please contact:

The Office of Graduate Admissions
(954) 262-5168
1-800-672-7223 ext. 25168
hcbeinfo@nova.edu

Total credits: 40-49

M.B.A. Core Courses (22-31 total credits)

Finance Concentration Courses
(18 total credits)
FIN 5503 Real World Finance for Managers  
FIN 5540 Banking  
FIN 5545 Financial Engineering  
FIN 5550 Investments  
FIN 5570 Advanced Corporate Finance  
Choose one from the following:
FIN 5580 Finance Internship  
XXX XXXX Open elective course in HCBE (excludes courses with ACT, CHS, PUB and TXX prefixes)
Current students: Please consult your Academic Advisor for program requirements or access SharkLink for your CAPP report. Program requirements are subject to change, and your Academic Advisor or CAPP report can provide you with the courses required for your catalog term.

Full-Time professionals are available to discuss the M.B.A. with a Concentration in Finance curriculum with you in greater detail. Simply call 800.672.7223 Ext. 25168 or contact our Enrollment Services Staff.

Course Descriptions

The following prerequisite courses are built into the M.B.A. core curriculum.

ACT 5001 Introductory Accounting*
FIN 5008 Business Finance**
QNT 5000 Foundations of Business Statistics**

* Course may be waived at the discretion of the department chair or designee. Waivers will only be considered when an equivalent course with a grade of C has been earned in the past 10 years

** Waivers will only be considered when an equivalent course with a grade of B- has been earned in the past 5 years

Students have two options for satisfying a program prerequisite course:

  1. Complete course(s) offered by the H. Wayne Huizenga College of Businessand Entrepreneurship;
  2. Complete a proficiency examination administered by a testing organizationthat has national recognition, such as CLEP and DANTES. Students selectingthis option must complete the requirements within their first two semesters with HCBE. After the second semester, courses must be completed with HCBE. Official transcripts must be received by the office of Academic Advising one week prior to students seeking to register for courses requiring the prerequisite requirement.
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