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Do you want to make informed business decisions based on an informed knowledge of finance? If so, Walden University's online M.B.A. program with a specialization in Corporate Finance may be right for you. Read on to learn more about this program.
Walden University's M.B.A. program with a specialization in Corporate Finance is designed to teach you the fundamentals of corporate financial modeling and the accepted practices and principles of finance used in thrift institutions, commercial and investment banks, and financial markets. The curriculum includes business courses such as accounting for business management, business operations in the U.S. and abroad, business strategy for competitive advantage, leading people, advanced corporate finance, and applications in corporate finance. The advanced corporate finance course allows you to gain experience by completing a series of hands-on demonstrations in areas such as capital budgeting, standard deviations, and capital asset pricing modeling.
To apply to Walden University's M.B.A. program with a specialization in Corporate Finance, you must have a bachelor's degree or higher. You should also have background in a quantitative discipline and be comfortable working with numbers and large data sets.
The M.B.A. program with a specialization in Corporate Finance consists of 36 semester credits. The degree program is comprised of foundation courses, core courses, and specialized courses. A capstone course is offered in the final quarter of enrollment.
When you have completed Walden University's M.B.A. program with a specialization in Corporate Finance, you could pursue a wide variety of financial careers. Prospective employers could include banks, insurance companies, and financial firms. These employers search for job candidates who can demonstrate strong analytical thinking and quantitative skills. You may also want to consider certification. Currently, organizations such as the CFA Institute or the Association of Financial Professionals offer certification options. Some possible job titles include:
Career opportunities may require additional experience, training, or other factors beyond the successful completion of this degree program.
In lieu of pursuing a career immediately, you could choose to enroll in a doctoral program after completing Walden University's M.B.A. program with a specialization in Corporate Finance. A doctoral program in finance may include training in quantitative methods prior to beginning the general course sequence. Quantitative courses could include probability theory, calculus, linear algebra, and statistical inference. Core courses may include the theory of probability, microeconomic analysis, and econometric analysis. Some degrees you could pursue are listed below; these are not institution-specific, but constitute a sampling of continuing education options for graduates.