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Financial Management MBA Program

Enroll in the Online Finance Master's Degree Concentration

Through the Marist Master's of Business Administration graduate degree program students can choose to tailor their curriculum to focus on a graduate degree in finance through the Financial Management MBA program. The Financial MBA program provides students with in-depth knowledge of finance, the ability to integrate financial problems with business imperatives and the opportunity to experience the tools of the trade.

Students enrolled in the online Financial Management master's degree gain comprehensive exposure to the three pillars of finance and their relationships. Finance graduate students will also gain a broad foundation in all business disciplines and specialized expertise in areas essential to success in the financial industry. This experience will provide them with the theoretical base, from which they will be able to examine real-world situations. Through the Financial Management program, students will learn how to apply financial theories to successfully manage and value companies.

Students who choose to earn their graduate degree in Financial Management through the Marist College MBA program acquire a broad collection of skills that can be adapted to fit financial careers in both for-profit and not-for-profit organizations. Financial MBA students often go on to work in fast-paced industries such as financial institutions, brokerage firms, insurance companies, and other financial driven industries.

MBA in Financial Management Program Online Courses

Courses are offered in 8-week segments or “rounds.” Round 1 courses run the first 8 weeks of each semester. Round 2 courses run the second 8 weeks of each semester. There is also one 8 week round that will run over the summer. 

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MBA Financial Management Courses

Financial Management MBA students will learn from a study of the theory and practice of corporate finance with attention to financial theory as it refers to the decision-making process. The following topics are covered in detail: the modern approach to risk, the investment decision, the theory of capital structure, dividend policy, short-term financial management, and financial forecasting. 8 weeks.
Pre-requisites: MBA 669

Financial statements are relevant to the decisions of many individuals including investors, creditors, consultants, managers, auditors, directors, analysts, regulators, and employees. The Financial Statement and Analysis course equip finance graduate students with the knowledge to use the information provided in financial statements to make reasoned decisions in a variety of contexts. Traditional financial analytical techniques such as ratio analysis, trend analysis, and vertical and horizontal analysis are used. Additionally, this Master's in finance course provides the framework in which students can develop appropriate valuation techniques. 8 weeks.
Pre-requisites: MBA 669

The MBA Financial Management Markets and Institutions course examines the nature and the role of financial markets and institutions in domestic and international frameworks. The following financial topics are covered: the effects of monetary policy; the role of the Federal Reserve; the continuing flux in financial institutions, especially in banking; domestic and international commercial markets, and international exchange. 8 weeks.
Pre-requisites: MBA 669

Through the Investment Analysis and Theory Financial Management MBA course, students will learn from a study of investment, primarily in stocks and bonds, and portfolio theory. Significant theoretical and empirical studies are discussed. The following financial topics are covered: the development of portfolio theory, fundamental analysis, technical analysis, bond and stock portfolio management, and international diversification. 8 weeks.
Pre-requisites: MBA 669