Winthrop University: Graduate School - MBA Finance Program Requirements
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Master of Business Administration in Finance Program Requirements

Prerequisite Requirements

Completion of the prerequisite course with a grade of "C" or better, OR a grade of "C" or better in similar undergraduate courses and an undergraduate degree completed within three years of enrollment in the MBA program, OR successful completion of an approved test.

ACCT 670 Principles of Accounting (1)
ECON 670 Principles of Economics (1)
FINC 670 Introduction to Finance (1)
CSCI 670 Principles of Information Technology (1)

Master of Business Administration Program Requirements

Course Number and Title (Semester Hours)

ACCT 680 Accounting for Managers (3)
ECON 680 Managerial Economics (3)
FINC 680 Financial Policy Management (3)
MGMT 680 Organizational Leadership & Communications (3)
MGMT 681 Business & Society (1.5)
MGMT 682 Organization Behavior/Organization Development (3)
MGMT 683 Sustainable Operations (3)
MGMT 684 Strategic & International Issues in Management (3)
MKTG 680 Marketing Management (3)
QMTH 680 Statistical Methods & Business Research (1.5)
500 and 600 level approved electives; at least 3 hours must be 600 level (9)*

Total Semester Hours:  36

*The 9 hours of electives can be taken as a concentration.

Master of Business Administration in Finance Requirements:

FINC 681: Advanced Financial Management (3)

Plus two courses from the following:

FINC 512: Investments (3) **
FINC 513: Banking & Financial Services (3)
FINC 514: International Financial Management (3)
FINC 682: Corporate Financial Analysis (3)
BADM 602: Financial Markets Seminar (3) *
BADM 694 Finance Internship (3) *

*BADM 694 must be an approved internship in Finance. Credit cannot be received for both BADM 602 and BADM 694.
 **FINA 515 or 516 may be substituted for FINC 512, 513, or 514 if student has already completed all three electives.

Applicants will be required to meet the same admission and prerequisite requirements as the traditional program. 

Visit the graduate course descriptions webpage to view course descriptions


Last Updated: 3/27/20