MS in Finance/MBA

Admission Requirements

Applicants must meet the admission criteria of both programs and are admitted separately to each through separate applications. Depending on their background, students may be required to take additional technical, business, or other background courses as part of the MS in Finance or MBA degree requirements.

Degree Requirements

Students can complete the Joint MS in Finance/MBA with a minimum of 70 semester hours. In addition to the Graduate College minimum requirements, students must meet the following program requirements:

MS in Finance—Required Courses and Capstone (12 hours)
Corporate Finance
Quantitative Methods in Finance
MS in Finance—Electives (20 hours)
Select 20 hours from among the following electives. Based on the student's background and interests, other related courses may be taken with the advice and approval of the director of graduate studies.
Portfolio Analysis
Fixed Income Securities
Theory and Structure of Options and Futures Markets
Money and Banking
Capital Markets
International Finance
Financial Decision Making I
Empirical Issues in Finance
Special Topics in Finance
Independent Study in Finance
Financial Accounting I
Financial Statement Analysis
Corporate Valuation and Accounting Information
Data Mining for Business
Machine Learning and Statistical Methods for Business Analytics
Deep Learning and Modern Applications
MBA—Required Courses and Capstone (26 hours)
Introduction to Financial Accounting
Microeconomics for Business Decisions
Introduction to Corporate Finance
Introduction to Operations Management
Enterprise Strategy
Organizational Behavior
Introduction to Marketing
MBA—Electives (12 hours)
At least 12 semester hours of 500-level courses from a discipline other than Finance dedicated to completing the requirements for a concentration in one of the following areas:
Business Analytics
International Business
Management Information Systems
Real Estate
Supply Chain Management