MBA (Master of Business Administration)

A Master of Business Administration in Finance is a two-year graduate degree program that includes experience gained in a corporate residency. A Master of Business Administration in Finance is a step toward a career as a financial analyst or personal financial advisor. These degree programs can be completed in less than two years and often include evening or weekend classes to accommodate working professionals.

Prerequisites: Bachelor's degree, GRE or GMAT scores, essay and letters of recommendation
Program Length: Approximately 20 months
Other Requirements: Corporate residency

The classes for a Master of Business Administration degree program focus on management, organizational leadership and business strategies. However, MBA programs with an emphasis in finance require more coursework in financial planning, economics, accounting and other similar topics. Courses include the following. Graduates of Master of Business Administration in Finance programs can qualify for management level positions. The following are some popular careers:
• Controller
• Financial analyst
• Personal financial advisor
• Credit manager