FOR REAL-WORLD CAREERS

An online master’s in Finance will improve your knowledge of financial principles in a global context. The MBA in Finance will give you the skills to: 

  • Formulate effective corporate finance strategies to help a firm operate in global markets
  • Apply techniques for evaluating capital investments and structures to minimize risk and maximize reward
  • Apply analytical techniques and models to investment decisions from an investment managers perspective

AT-A-GLANCE

Summer Classes Start:

July 1

Courses to Complete:

10

Cost Per Course:

$2,955

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ONLINE MBA IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION COURSES

COURSES IN CONCENTRATION

  • FIN 535 - INTERNATIONAL FINANCE

    Explore international business finance tools, applications and concepts used in formulating effective financial management strategies. Examine fundamental international financial relationships and transactions among firms, foreign exchange rate determination and forecasting, foreign exchange risk and exposure, balance of payment accounting and evolution of the international monetary system. Analyze special topics, such as working capital management strategies, capital budgeting, cost of capital and optimal capital structure in the context of international operations.

  • FIN 540 - ADVANCED CORPORATE FINANCE

    Develop a framework for analyzing corporate finance and investment decisions. Apply techniques for evaluating capital investments, capital structure and dividend decisions, and study the interaction between investment and financing decisions. Topics include mergers and acquisitions; leasing; working capital management; and a more rigorous analysis of cost of capital, risk and return, and corporate liabilities.

  • FIN 550 - CORPORATE INVESTMENT ANALYSIS

    Explore a rigorous treatment of the fundamental principles of investments, investment management and asset pricing. Analyze asset allocation, asset pricing models, international diversification, active portfolio management, performance evaluation and other pertinent topics. Approaches the analysis from the perspective of individual investor, corporate finance manager and the investment manager.

COURSES IN MAJOR

  • ACC 556 - Financial Accounting for Managers

    The course is designed with a focus on accounting to meet the needs of managers and stresses the interpretation and uses of accounting information. The information presented in the course is designed for a user of accounting information instead of the preparer. Key concepts include financial statements and ratio analysis, uses of accounting information for decision-making and planning.

  • COM 510 - BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS

    Learn to become a successful communicator, a key skill for upper and senior-management positions. This course will focus on the areas of clarity, confidence, persuasion and passion, teaching students how to apply these traits to both their spoken and written words, as well as posture and body language.

  • BUS 520 - LEADERSHIP AND ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR

    Analyze the interaction of individual, group and organizational dynamics that influence human behavior in business and determine appropriate management approaches to foster a productive work environment. Examine a variety of theories, models and strategies used to understand motivation and individual behavior, decision making, the dynamics of groups, work teams, communication, leadership, power and politics, conflict resolution, work design, organizational structure and culture, and managing change. Receive a conceptual base for interpreting, assessing, and influencing human behavior in an organization.

  • BUS 599 - STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT

    Examine the strategic management process and implementation of successful business strategies in the highly competitive and dynamic global environment. Analyze the impact of technology, government policy, and world economic and political forces on strategy formulation and execution. Exercise analytic, integrative and decision-making skills through the use of case analysis. Make decisions involving the core business functions, leadership challenges and global operations.

  • ECO 550 - MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS AND GLOBALIZATION

    Apply relevant economic theory to develop a framework of analysis and techniques that you can use to decide how to allocate a firm’s scarce resources to achieve its objectives. Use economic analysis to support business strategy decisions that promote competitiveness in an environment of changing domestic and international market conditions, government regulations, trade policies and resource availability. Systematically analyze how global economic integration affects the production, input sourcing and pricing decisions of firms operating in different market structures.

  • FIN 534 - FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

    Understand financial concepts and review the basic tools and strategies for making financial decisions. Measure and compare risks across investment opportunities. Analyze how organizations choose the set of securities they issue to raise capital from investors as well as how organizations form a capital structure. Examine how the choice of capital structure affects the value of the firm.

  • LEG 500 - LAW, ETHICS AND CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

    Examine and evaluate the legal environment and ethical challenges of management and organizations. Review approaches to enhance corporate accountability, foster an ethical work environment, ensure legal compliance and provide effective leadership. Analyze the impact of management decisions, corporate governance and the leaders individual conduct on a business ability to meet its obligations to stakeholders. Evaluate alternative courses of action from an economic, legal and ethical perspective to ensure management meets corporate responsibilities to create wealth, obey the law and observe society's ethical standards. Examine the key elements of effective corporate governance, the predominate schools of ethical thought in relation to strategic management and the ethical consideration for global operations.

  • MAT 510 - BUSINESS STATISTICS

    This course explores how business leaders can apply statistical thinking to improving business process and performance. The course presents concepts related to statistical thinking with a business environment, statistical tool and techniques and formalized statistical methods.

  • MKT 500 - MARKETING MANAGEMENT

    Apply the major elements of the marketing process, including domestic and foreign market assessment, strategic planning and the development of an effective marketing mix (product, price, promotion and distribution) to create customer value. Analyze key marketing concepts, such as consumer/business buying behavior, market research, brand management, product development, pricing strategies and the design of marketing channels (promotion and distribution). Examine the integration of marketing with other functions in a business organization.

CLIMB TO THE TOP WITHOUT SLOWING DOWN

You are ready to move into a senior position in your company. Maybe you’re even thinking about how your name plate would look on the CFO’s office door.

It’s time to earn your online master’s in finance from Strayer University.

Strayer’s MBA in Finance addresses complex financial management concepts and tools, detailing how these applications influence business performance in different markets. Broaden your business expertise with courses in advanced corporate finance, corporate investment analysis, and international finance.

Explore a range of investment practices: asset pricing models, performance evaluation, and portfolio management. Dive into the world of international finance, examining foreign exchange risk and exposure, balance of payment accounting, and capital budgeting in foreign operations, among other topics.

With an online master’s in finance from Strayer, you will be ready for executive roles in investment banking, real estate, and other fields that drive our economy. You’re going to love that corner office.

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