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Online MBA: Finance Specialization

Learn to Lead in Business and Finance Careers

No GMAT Required

AACSB Accredited

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  • Duration 16 months
  • Cost per Credit $950
  • Credit Hours 44

Program Benefits

  • Explore basic concepts related to corporate finance.
  • Learn from experienced, responsive faculty.
  • Discover theories and techniques in investments and valuation.

Learn How To Build an Organization’s Value With a Specialization in Finance

Deepen your knowledge of corporate finance, investments, valuation and more with our online MBA in Finance. Experiential coursework in financial management, analysis and reporting prepare you to lead organizational growth in corporate, investment and international finance careers.

With a Finance specialization, you could advance in several finance-related careers, such as a controller, financial aid officer, bank economist, financial consultant and commercial loan officer.

With Your MBA in Finance, You Will:

  • Understand fundamental concepts in corporate finance, such as the time and value of money, capital budgeting, bond and equity pricing, the efficient market hypothesis, corporate payout and capital structure.
  • Understand fundamental concepts in investments and valuation, such as risk and return, portfolio theory, financial risk management and valuation.

Enhance Your MBA With Finance Expertise

100% online

16 months

9 credits

Become an asset to your company by learning how to optimize current funds and find new revenue avenues. To view the complete list of MBA courses, visit the program curriculum page.

Sample Courses

Financial modeling techniques to value IPOs, mergers, private equity transactions, and leveraged buyouts. Explore the economic principles supporting these techniques and apply them to various transaction types using real financial data. Focus is on bridging the gap between theory and practice.

Examines major policy-making areas in corporate finance and the impact of alternative policies on the value of the firm. Emphasis is placed on strengthening financial decision-making skills. Advanced topics include capital investment policy, financing and capital structure policies, dividend policy, and corporate control. Prerequisite: Financial Management.

Examines the role and functioning of securities markets, valuation techniques, and the theory and practice of portfolio management. Topics include portfolio construction and evaluation metrics, relative valuation techniques and an introduction to derivative security pricing. Prerequisite: Financial Management.

Career Outlook

With an online MBA in Finance, you can advance in several business roles that focus on finance. Between 2021 and 2031, over 715,100 new jobs in business and financial occupations will become available in the U.S.1 To view more exiting career path options, visit the MBA careers page.

Financial Manager $131,710 per year2

Financial Analyst $95,570 per year3

Loan Officer $63,380 per year4

Choose From Six MBA Specializations

UD’s online MBA program offers six in-demand specializations. Explore them below.

Master of Business Administration, MBA: Information Technology

Become an IT leader who can meet organizational goals. You’ll develop knowledge of how data is managed within an organization and how systems are designed so you can solve problems related to information system business functions.

Master of Business Administration, MBA: Business Analytics

Learn to integrate data science, business strategy and management science to optimize outcomes and develop predictive models for an organization or nonprofit.

Master of Business Administration, MBA: Healthcare Management

This program, containing courses taught by faculty from UD’s Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics and the College of Health Sciences, will help you to gain a competitive edge and learn about critical issues facing healthcare today.

Master of Business Administration, MBA: International Business

Globalize your understanding of the opportunities and challenges in the business world, and prepare to navigate global business environments successfully.

Master of Business Administration, MBA: Strategic Leadership

Explore all of the skills and capacities needed to influence others, manage change, set strategic direction, build teams and support networks and navigate the complex analytical and human dimensions inherent in any leadership role.

Answers to Common Questions

We’ve provided answers to the most commonly asked questions about UD’s online programs. If we missed anything, you can get in touch with a knowledgeable admissions counselor by phone at (844) 237-1338.

You can earn your degree in as few as 16 months full-time, or complete the program part-time at your convenience.

Yes. The online MBA at the University of Delaware is delivered through the Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics, which has been accredited by AACSB International (the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) for more than 50 years. AACSB accreditation is the highest standard of accreditation for business schools in the world, and a distinction fewer than 5% of business schools worldwide have earned.

You can transfer up to nine credits from another AACSB accredited MBA program that have not already been used toward a completed degree. Contact an admissions counselor at (844) 237-1338 for more information about transferring your prior credits.

You may start this program in the fall, summer or spring semesters. Applications are accepted at any time up until a week before classes begin. Applications are accepted up until 3 weeks prior to when classes begin.

Read More About Admissions

Yes. To complete the program, you have the following completion options: one major, up to three concentrations or a combination of electives. Choose from concentrations in Business Analytics, Finance, Healthcare Management, International Business and Strategic Leadership. You might also complete your degree with a series of approved General Elective courses.

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