While pursuing the accelerated online Master of Business Administration program with a concentration in financial services/banking, you will earn a total of 30 credits. In addition to taking three online finance classes, you will also engage in six core MBA courses and three special topics courses.
- 6 core courses (18 credits)
- 3 special topics courses (3 credits)
- 3 online finance courses (9 credits)
Total Credits: 30
Financial Services/Banking Emphasis
MBA 642 International Financial Management (3 credits)
This course applies and expands financial theory and concepts from managerial finance to the case of the multinational firm. Risks arising from exchange rate movements, political events, and regulatory structure are discussed and techniques for hedging developed. Multinational capital budgeting and the management of assets and liabilities are examined.
MBA 644 Financial Markets and Institutions (3 credits)
This course examines the markets and institutions that comprise the financial system. Topics covered include the determination and structure of interest rates, the impact of the Federal Reserve and other central banks on interest rates and economic growth, and the instruments of the debt market. The commercial bank is explored as a special case of a financial institution.
MBA 671 Banking Regulatory Environment (3 credits)
This course explores the foundations of the banking system, including the stock market, derivatives, the Federal Reserve, and aspects of monetary policy. Special attention is given to banking regulation to combat the rise in economic crimes and economic policy following the financial crisis of 2008.