There is an increased demand in financial services for MBA-prepared professionals. To meet this need, Spring Arbor University offers an 18-month online MBA Finance concentration that delivers fundamental knowledge of theory with a focus on situational application.
Career outcomes for MBA-Finance graduates:
According to GMAC’s Corporate Recruiters Survey, recent online MBA finance concentration graduates seeking employment in this sector may find more job opportunities in 2015 than last year’s class. Eighty-four percent of finance and accounting companies plan to hire MBAs, up from 73 percent of companies that hired MBAs last year. Also notable, 65 percent of companies plan to hire recent Master of Business Finance concentration graduates, up from 49 percent in 2014.
One popular career outcome for those with an MBA in finance is financial management. Financial managers oversee the financial transactions of companies. This includes procedures, budgets, cash management and investments, as well as raising capital and managing mergers and acquisitions. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, financial managers will enjoy an 9% employment growth over a ten-year period through 2022. The median annual wage for financial managers was $109,740 in May 2012.
Other popular career outcomes for this degree include the following:
- Business Systems Analyst
- Chief Financial Officer
- Commercial Banker
- Credit manager
- Financial analyst
- Financial planner
- Investment banker
- Investor relations officer
- Management analyst
- Money manager
- Real estate planner
- Regulatory compliance officer
- Risk manager
MBA Finance online concentration courses:
Introduces financial economic principles critical for understanding financial markets and the evaluation of a firm’s financial performance. Covers issues related to inflation, GDP, interest rates, money supply, unemployment, classical and Keyneisan theory, multiplier effect, fiscal and monetary policies.
Examines fundamental concepts and contemporary approaches to financial management in organizations. Covers financial objectives of investments and management, lease financing, securities portfolios, dividend policies, risk/return, tradeoffs, capital budgets, cost of capital, cash management and international finance.
Introduces theory and application of investments from a corporate perspective. Explores investment strategies and management including the importance of long- and short-term investments. Covers the nature of financial markets, security-pricing models, and security-analysis techniques, security risk and risk analysis.
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If you are truly serious about earning your MBA in finance, we believe you should have the opportunity to do so. That’s why we don’t require you to take the GRE/GMAT or have prior business school experience to apply. Simply complete the form on this page or call 1.844.621.0900.