Increase your marketability by acquiring financial management and investment analysis skills with a Master of Business Administration in Finance from Southern New Hampshire University. Especially suited for security analysts, investment brokers, project analysts and financial analysts, the MBA in Finance program combines exceptional MBA training with a focused examination of topics such as short-term financial management, capital budgeting and portfolio management.
SNHU's MBA program is one of the most affordable MBAs in the nation and can be completed in just over a year. The coursework by design is readily applicable to your real-world challenges. You'll develop projects that serve your business needs while simultaneously becoming a stronger, more capable leader.
The MBA in Finance online program prepares you to enter or advance in a number of careers - from investment banking to securities to small business development. Because the core of the program is founded on traditional MBA training, you'll learn practical, valuable skills in areas such as marketing, strategic management and information technology, which you can apply in any work setting. You'll also enjoy the advantage of having MBA on your resume when exploring new business and career opportunities.
The Finance MBA program at SNHU is taught by highly skilled business professionals, many of whom currently apply what they teach in real-world settings each day. The finance courses are designed to provide you with a working knowledge of the following topics:
As a private, nonprofit university, SNHU has one mission - to help you see yourself succeed. The benefits of earning your online MBA at SNHU include:
Acceptance decisions are made on a rolling basis throughout the year for our 5 graduate terms. You can apply at any time and get a decision within days of submitting all required materials. To apply, simply contact an admission counselor, who can help you explore financial options. Your counselor can also walk you through the application process, which involves completing a graduate application ($40 fee) and providing undergraduate transcripts.
While your MBA Finance degree will prepare you for many careers, the future appears especially promising for highly skilled finance professionals. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, demand for financial analysts is expected to increase 11% through 2026.* The median annual wages for these positions were more than double the national median wage in May 2016.* Similarly, demand for management analysts is projected to rise by 12% through 2026.*
The MBA in Finance online degree combines nine core MBA courses with three concentrated finance classes. By providing a solid foundation in business, the curriculum offers the flexibility you need to apply your degree toward any career. With an added focus on finance, this program also gives you the option of pursuing opportunities in areas such as investment banking, portfolio management and securities. Those with non-business academic backgrounds may be required to take foundation courses.
SNHU MBA students can also pursue a graduate certificate beyond the standard degree program, which allows you to list another significant credential on your resume with minimal additional coursework (typically at a reduced credit load, depending on the electives selected).
This course is a study of finance from a corporate perspective including investments, capital structure and re-structuring, budgeting, financial markets, policy, and portfolio management. Students will analyze a firm's opportunities and risk level within these categories to evaluate the impact on shareholder's value.
The course covers traditional working capital topics, including liquidity analysis and management, inventory, and receivables and payables management. Additional emphasis is given to core cash management, payment systems and banking relationships. Other topics include cash forecasting, short-term borrowing and risk management.
Students study the techniques used to assess the value of securities and the methods used in the management of investment portfolios. Stocks and bonds are discussed in terms of valuation, risk- return measurement, diversification and other aspects of portfolio theory.
Total Credits: 9
Tuition rates for SNHU's online degree programs are among the lowest in the nation. We offer a 25% tuition discount for U.S. service members, both full and part time, and the spouses of those on active duty.
*Tuition Rates are subject to change and are reviewed Annually.
$40 Application Fee, $150 Graduation Fee, Course Materials ($ varies by course)
Southern New Hampshire University is a private, nonprofit institution accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges as well as several other accrediting bodies. More...
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