Combine your MBA with a major in finance and learn how to maximize a firm’s value by acquiring and optimizing funds. You’ll be ready, whether your career path leads you to investment banking, corporate finance, financial services risk analytics, or real estate.

The Lerner MBA’s core business courses and professional development classes give you a solid base of business management knowledge. By choosing the finance major as part of your MBA, you’ll prepare for a job or career that applies specialized finance knowledge to business challenges.

Flexible Format

The Lerner MBA with a finance major is an on-campus program. You can also take several courses online, giving you more flexibility and allowing you to complete your degree faster.

Program Requirements

The MBA major in finance requires 5 courses. Suggested course sequence:

Courses (15 credits)

ACCT 625 – Financial Statement Analysis
FINC 651 – Corporate Financial Analysis
FINC 652 – Investment Analysis & Portfolio Management

Choose 2 courses from:
FINC 616 – Derivative Securities & Risk Management
FINC 619 – Financial Modeling and Valuation
FINC 662 – Fixed Income Securities

Career Opportunities

  • Controller
  • Financial aid officer
  • Bank economist
  • Financial consultant
  • Commercial loan officer


Admissions Information

Learn more about MBA admissions requirements, deadlines, tuition and financial aid available to you.

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