MBA - Finance

Students enrolled in American InterContinental University's Master of Business Administration in Finance program have the opportunity to learn about strategic management, global financial management, derivatives, and other related topics. If you are interested in learning more about the Master of Business Administration in Finance program, read on.

What Kind of Program Is It?

American InterContinental University's online Master of Business Administration in Finance program is designed to teach you advanced business management topics, such as strategic management, global financial management, and economics for the global manager as well as core courses in the finance field. These core courses include derivatives and financial statement analysis. Currently the online Master of Business Administration in Finance consists of six business courses and two specialization classes.

What are the Prerequisites?

If you are thinking of applying to AIU Online's Master of Business Administration in Finance program, you should have a strong interest in learning more about the fields of management and finance. You should also have reasonably strong critical thinking and problem solving skills. Applicants to American InterContinental University's program should have already earned a high school diploma or equivalent; some programs may have additional requirements.

What are the Course Requirements?

The online Master of Business Administration in Finance program consists of two specialization courses as well as six courses in the field of business management. Some courses you may take include:

Business Core Courses

Course Code Course Name
BUS 610 Economics for the Global Manager
FIN 630 Global Financial Management
MGT 600 Business Research for Decision-Making
MGT 615 Leadership and Ethics for Managers
MGT 680 Strategic Management
MGT 640 A Managerial Approach to Marketing

Finance Courses

Course Code Course Name
FIN 620 Financial Statement Analysis
FIN 640 Derivatives

What Could I Do After I Graduate?

Career Opportunities

If you have finished AIU Online's Master of Business Administration in Finance program, you could have the opportunity to work for financial firms and businesses and corporations in many different industries, such as healthcare, manufacturing, and retail. Potential employers of finance graduates search for strong problem solving and quantitative reasoning skills. Some possible job titles may include:

  • Financial analyst
  • Financial advisor
  • Mortgage sales manager
  • Financial assistant

Advanced Degrees

If you are considering continuing your graduate study beyond the online Master of Business Administration in Finance program, then you could have the opportunity to enroll in a Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration with a specialization in Finance program. This degree program can take up to four years to complete and commonly includes a research dissertation. The dissertation topic is chosen with the help of an advisor in the second year of enrollment. The degree is conferred upon a successful written and oral defense.