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Master of Business Administration in Finance Online

Prepare for high-level roles in finance with a comprehensive study of financial institutions, investments and financial analysis to support decision-making.

08/03/22 Next Application Due Date
08/17/22 Next Class Start Date

Overview

Why the MBA in Finance Is Right for You

$12,300 Total Tuition
As few as 12-18 months Program Duration
30 Credit Hours

Become an effective financial decision-maker your organization trusts with the knowledge you will gain in the MBA in Finance online program from Northwest Missouri State University.

The curriculum offers an impactful examination of the role financial institutions play in the global economy, as well as the use of financial management, investing and market data to make managerial business decisions.

In this accredited program, you will study practical fundamentals of investments, financial markets, institutions, international finance, and more. Plus, prepare for managerial roles with a foundational business background that includes accounting, economics, marketing and organizational behavior.

Highly qualified, caring faculty with professional credentials teach all courses with an emphasis on developing management skills through relevant, real-world applications.

ACBSP accredited online

The business programs at Northwest Missouri State University are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). For more information about ACBSP accreditation, visit acbsp.org.

MBA in Finance career opportunities include:

  • Accounting Manager
  • Financial Manager
  • Finance Director

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Tuition and Fees

Our Pay-by-the-Course Tuition Is Affordable

Our MBA in Finance online program offers affordable, pay-by-the-course tuition, which is the same for in-state and out-of-state students. All fees are included.

$400 Per Credit Hour
$12,300 Program Tuition*

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Program Per Credit Hour Per Course Per Program
MBA in Finance $400 $1,200 $12,300*

Important Refund Information

2nd day of class Last date for 100% refund for dropped course
4th day of class Last date for 75% refund for dropped course
6th day of class Last date for 50% refund for dropped course
8th day of class Last date for 25% refund for dropped course

Required Fees:

Required fee per course: $30
Total required fees: $300

*Tuition and fees are subject to change. Current amounts are based on 2020-21 tuition rates. Textbooks and laptops are not included with tuition.

Northwest Missouri State University is ranked #1 among the "Best Online Colleges in Missouri" by SR Education Group (2019).

Calendar

Important Dates for Our Students

Northwest online programs are delivered in an accelerated format ideal for working professionals, conveniently featuring multiple start dates each year.

08/03/22 Next Application Due Date
08/17/22 Next Class Start Date

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Term Program Start Date Application Deadline Document Deadline Registration Deadline Payment Due Last Class Day
Summer 1 05/10/22 04/26/22 04/29/22 05/03/22 05/05/22 06/24/22
Summer 2 06/27/22 06/13/22 06/16/22 06/20/22 06/22/22 08/12/22
Fall 1 08/17/22 08/03/22 08/08/22 08/10/22 08/12/22 10/07/22
Fall 2 10/17/22 10/03/22 10/06/22 10/10/22 10/12/22 12/09/22

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Admissions

Look Over These Admission Requirements

At Northwest, we’ve streamlined the admission process to help you get started quickly and easily. Please read the requirements for the MBA in Finance online, including what additional materials you need and where you should send them. The requirements include:

Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution
Resume detailing professional experience
GPA of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale
3 years of work experience or acceptable GMAT/GRE score

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Required Documentation

To apply to the MBA in Finance without submission of a GMAT or GRE score, you must submit an official bachelor's degree* with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale from a regionally accredited university plus one of the following:

  • A resume including three years of continuous, full-time professional work experience
  • A resume including three years of continuous, full-time United States enlisted or commissioned military service
  • 3.5 overall undergraduate GPA
  • Graduate degree from a regionally accredited university with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA
  • A score in the 70th percentile or above on the Business Major Field Test

If you do not meet the above requirements, you may apply if you have a bachelor's degree* with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale from a regionally accredited university plus one of the following:

  • A GMAT score of 440 or above
  • A GRE score of 285 or above
  • 3.5 overall undergraduate GPA
  • An admission index of 1,100 (undergraduate GPA x 200 + GMAT)
  • An admission index of 965 (undergraduate GPA x 200 + GRE)

*Applicants to the MBA program who do not have a bachelor's degree in business are required to successfully complete the MBA Business Foundation course as your first class, which is designed specifically for students who are new to business curriculum.

Official transcript(s) can be emailed to: [email protected]. To submit official documents by mail, send them to:

Graduate Records Specialist
Northwest Missouri State University
800 University Drive
Maryville, MO 64468-6001

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Courses

Browse This Dynamic Coursework for the MBA in Finance

For the MBA in Finance online, the curriculum is comprised of 10 courses (30 credit hours).

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Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

This course is designed to give the student an understanding of the accounting concepts that are useful in making managerial decisions.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

An analysis of aggregate economic variables and their relation to business management and decision-making. Macroeconomic models, business fluctuations, and macroeconomic policies will be studied, available empirical data will be analyzed, and their relevance to business decision-making will be examined.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

The course includes financial statement analysis, financial planning, capital budgeting, and valuation.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

The application of mathematical and statistical methods to business decision-making in the various fields of business. Topics cover a number of subjects, including quality management, linear programming and queuing problems.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

A consideration of various behavioral concepts which are found in organizational settings and which have implications for management personnel. Emphasis is on practical application of various topics such as teamwork, leadership, motivation, organizational change and development.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

An examination of contemporary business practices utilized by successful organizations. Emphasis is placed on understanding current issues faced by senior management. Can be taken only during the last trimester of enrollment.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

An examination of contemporary marketing practices built around the strategic marketing process. The central focus is on becoming a customer-focused organization. Areas such as understanding customer satisfaction and customer value, as well as delivery and applied measurement issues, are explored.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

A practical course which should enable the student to understand why people invest and how they make their investment decisions. Analysis of individual investment instruments will be the primary focus.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

This course is intended to help you understand the role financial institutions and markets play in the global economy. The course examines the role of central banks (especially the federal reserve) in regard to conducting monetary policy and its effects on financial markets within the U.S. and globally. Emphasis is placed on understanding how interest rates, reserve requirements and asset demand (stocks and bonds) impact inflation, demand, and supply along with employment. You will learn about commercial banks, investment banks, insurance companies, mutual funds, and their roles within the financial markets.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

The course examines the managerial implications of financial decisions for multinational corporations. It will cover topics like exchange rate determination, foreign exchange risk, financial institutions around the world, international corporate governance, international corporate valuation, and international capital budgeting.

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