Winthrop University: Graduate School - MBA Finance Program Requirements
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Rock Hill, SC 29733, USA
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Master of Business Administration in Finance Program Requirements

The MBA-Finance program is a 36 graduate hour program, including the 27 core hours of the MBA program plus 9 hours of concentration courses; three of which should be taken as the MBA elective course. 


Prerequisite Requirements

Students may be required to complete some or all of the following prerequisite foundation courses. Prerequisites are courses that consist of content that is required for a student to be prepared for specific MBA classes. Prerequisites have either been taken at the undergraduate level or can be completed online in a self-paced module format prior to taking the MBA required core course. A grade of C or better is required within each prerequisite course. 

Prerequisite Courses 

Financial Accounting (required for ACCT 680) 
Managerial Accounting (required for ACCT 680) 
Fundamentals of Economics or Microeconomics (required for ECON 680) 
Understanding Corporate Finance or Principles of Finance (required for FINC 680) 
Excel for MBA Students (required for QMTH 680) 


Master of Business Administration Program Requirements

Core Classes (Semester Hours)
MGMT 680 Organizational Leadership & Communications (3)
MKTG 680 Marketing Management (3)
MGMT 684 Strategic & International Issues in Management (3)
ACCT 680 Accounting for Managers (3)
ECON 680 Managerial Economics (3)
FINC 680 Financial Policy Management (3)
BADM 571 Applied Analytics and Data Visualization (3)^
CSCI 685 Data Management (3)
QMTH 680 Statistical Methods & Business Research (3)
Elective - Choose one from the following: FINC 512, MGMT 622, MKTG 681, or BADM 694 (3)
Total Core Semester Hours:  27

Finance Concentration
FINC 512 Investments (taken as MBA core elective) (3)
FINC 500-level or above course (3)
FINC 500-level or above course (3)

Finance concentration total hours: 9

MBA-Finance total program hours: 36


Visit the graduate course descriptions webpage to view course descriptions


Last Updated: 1/18/23