Corporate Finance Graduate Option
This option is available within the Business Administration major at the following location:
The Corporate Finance graduate option, within the Master of Business Administration (MBA) program, will provide training for students in financial issues at the firm level. These issues include the process by which companies raise capital, decide on a capital structure, implement hedging strategies, and develop governance structures. The option culminates in a capstone course in the market for corporate control where students will develop the ability to conduct analyses and valuation of transactions in this market. Graduates from this program will be well-suited for careers in traditional corporate finance settings, as well as in investment banking.
Candidates with an undergraduate business major or minor may be able to complete an MBA with a Corporate Finance graduate option in nine intensive months as full-time students. Other college graduates can take Core-1 courses over the summer and join the cohort in the fall. Part-time students can complete the MBA over a longer time frame.
Option Code: 2063
Upon successful completion of the program, students will meet the following learning outcomes:
- Conduct research or produce some other form of creative work.
- Demonstrate mastery of subject material.
- Conduct scholarly or professional activities in an ethical manner.
The Corporate Finance graduate option requires 60 credits of coursework, including 15 credits of Core-1 courses, 27 credits of Core-2 courses, 15 credits within the Corporate Finance graduate option, and 3 credits of elective credit.
|Core-1 Coursework 1
|BUSINESS LEGAL ENVIRONMENT
|MANAGERIAL DECISION TOOLS
|CREATING VALUE IN EXCHANGE
|MARKETS AND VALUATION
|FINANCIAL AND COST ANALYSIS
|LEADERSHIP AND TEAMS IN ORGANIZATIONS
|PRACTICAL BUSINESS ANALYSIS
|SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
|ADVANCED STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT
|ADVANCED INFORMATION SYSTEMS
|MANAGING ETHICS AND CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
|Corporate Finance Graduate Option Coursework
|FINANCIAL RISK MANAGEMENT
|INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
|ADVANCED CORPORATE FINANCE
|MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS
|Unrestricted Elective Course Work
|Select 3 credits
Core-1 requirements may be waived if a candidate has a recent undergraduate major in business, or has completed equivalent course work within an undergraduate business minor.
Option Code: 2063