MBA - Finance Concentration

The Master of Business Administration degree program with a concentration in Finance takes the graduate student to the next level of strategy and analysis. The program's specialized curriculum allows students to focus their advanced degree studies to best position themselves for success in the evolving corporate environment. Developed and updated in collaboration with students and successful industry leaders, the MBA degree program with a concentration in Finance provides our diverse student body with the expertise to advance in their professional careers by attaining business competencies as well as leadership, strategic and creative-thinking skills in the ever-changing global business environment.

Upon completion of the program, graduates are expected to:

  • Gather, interpret and analyze research to inform decision-making at operational and strategic levels of an organization.
  • Use advanced communication skills and awareness of cultural differences in global and domestic business interactions.
  • Analyze problems from a diverse perspective, propose effective solutions and evaluate the impact of executive decisions.
  • Assess and evaluate business entities taking into account cross-functional environments as they affect ethical decision making in domestic and global organizations.
  • Apply knowledge of financial theories and practices to solve organizational and consumer economic challenges.

Master of Business Administration — Finance Concentration

Master of Business Administration 

Foundation Courses
ACCT5000Corporate Financial Accounting3
ECON5000A Survey of Economic Principles3
Core Courses
FISV5600Financial Management3
FISV5720Financial Reporting and Control3
MGMT5575Operations Management3
MGMT5800Effective Leadership3
MGMT5900Ethics, Corporate Social Responsibility and Law3
MRKT5500Strategic Marketing3
RSCH5800Evidence-Based Research in Management3
Finance Courses *
FISV6050Strategic Financial Planning3
Choose three of the following:9
Personal Financial Planning
Estate Planning
Principles of Risk and Insurance
Retirement Planning
Fundamentals of Investment and Portfolio Management
Applied Behavioral Finance
Institutional Portfolio Management
Career Capstone Course
MGMT6800Business Policy and Strategy3
Total Credits36.0-42.0

Note for Providence campus students: MBA concentration courses may only be available online.  Students should consult with their academic counselor/advisor regarding course availability and for planning.