MBA in Finance

Online MBA in Finance

Deepen your expertise in business administration. With an MBA in Finance from the Forbes School of Business® at Ashford University, you will delve into multiple aspects of investment, economics, and accounting at the corporate level. Through three specific courses of the Finance specialization, you will strengthen your credentials to manage the financial health of a growing business while providing you with the knowledge and skills you need to survive in today's competitive economy.

Earn your MBA with Finance specialization online

As someone who wants to pursue a finance focused degree, you have the opportunity to earn an MBA with Finance specialization while still helping your business act responsibly in the competitive market. At Ashford, mobile applications and online courses allow you to earn an online finance focused degree on your schedule. Make the smart move, and earn your MBA with Finance specialization online.

What is an MBA in Finance?

An MBA in Finance is a Master of Business Administration degree with emphasis on financial planning, analysis, and strategy. As a specialized graduate-level degree in business, a Finance MBA combines broad business administration learning like leadership, critical thinking, and decision-making skills with additional finance-focused coursework and topics of interest at the corporate business level, such as investment, economics, and accounting.

To learn more about what an MBA in Finance involves, access information regarding MBA classes and courses, MBA program details and more.

Finance MBA Courses

(9 credits, each course is 3 credits)

To achieve your MBA in Finance, you must complete these three courses of the Finance specialization in addition to the core MBA courses.

BUS 655 Financial Investment Management
The central focus of this course is to develop an understanding of how security markets function, factors that influence security valuation, differentiating between various investment types and understanding investment risk and return principles. This course covers security markets operations, investment information, portfolio asset allocation; financial environment analysis; and evaluation of equity and fixed income securities.

BUS 657 Corporate Managerial Finance
This course introduces the financial theory and practices firm managers use to attain their goal of maximizing corporate shareholder wealth. Topics covered are: analysis techniques of financial statement and cash flows; working capital management and financial forecasting; valuation methods for debt and equity capital; risk and rate of return theory; cost of capital, capital project budgeting decisions and cash flow estimation; optimal capital structure and dividend policy.

BUS 694 Finance Capstone Seminar
This course will cover advanced financial topics including: International financial management, corporate risk management, merger and acquisitions, portfolio management theory and real options.

If this online MBA specialization fits your personal goals, contact Ashford University at 866.711.1700 to learn more, or request additional information.