The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi online MBA with a Concentration in Finance is designed for working professionals seeking to advance their career and salary potential with an AACSB-accredited master's degree in as few as 12 months.
Through this program, you will acquire core business knowledge needed in administrative or management roles with added focus in finance. The four finance concentration courses include: Multinational Finance, Investment and Portfolio Theory, Financial Markets and Institutions, and Personal Financial Planning.
At Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, you can expect excellence in faculty, instruction and research, and the prestige of a coveted university degree when you graduate. With this degree, graduates are qualified to work within financial services across a broad spectrum of industries.
- Prepare for managerial responsibilities in a variety of financial functions. Possible job outcomes include: senior financial analyst, financial manager, commercial or investment banker, financial controller or director, chief financial officer or investment fund manager.
*This MBA can be completed in 12 months and will consist of 12 courses only if the applicant has completed a Bachelor of Business Administration degree. Up to 4 additional courses may be required for any other undergraduate degrees.
**Program tuition based on recommended 3 credits per session. Tuition is on a sliding scale and may be reduced when enrolling in 6 credit hours per session.
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Theoretical and applied facets of financial and managerial accounting for business. The course includes preparation and communication of financial information as well as the uses of accounting data in planning and controlling activities of business firms and other types of organizations.
An intensive study for graduate students with limited or no academic experience in economics. Provides an introduction to economic principles, analysis and procedures used in graduate-level study.
An intensive study for students with limited or no academic experience in finance. Helps to provide an understanding of the concepts of present value, funds flow analysis, cost of capital, capital budgeting, and valuation theories used in corporate finance.
A study of analytical methods useful for business and economic decision-making. Topics include descriptive statistics, probability, inferential statistical methods, and decision analysis.
A continuation of financial and managerial accounting with emphasis on applications, and analysis and interpretation of financial statements.
A graduate-level course in managerial micro economics focusing on the use of economic tools and concepts to assist managers in decision-making. Topics may include market demand and elasticity, demand estimation, production and cost functions, marginal analysis under various forms of market structure and game theory.
An expanded study of the theoretical framework of financial analytical principles, including contemporary topics. Combines theory and case analysis to integrate principles with practice, emphasis on the relevant theory, the application of theory to managerial problems, and the presentation of results in written and oral form. Applies concepts of corporate finance, accounting principles, and quantitative analysis.
The study of individual, group and intergroup behavior within organizations. Issues discussed include personality differences, power, politics, interpersonal relations, conflict management, work environment, satisfaction, performance and team building.
An analysis of strategic decision-making, policy and strategy. Focus is on the integrative and multi-functional nature of organizational strategy decision. Intensive analysis of the influence of administrative decisions on organizational outcomes. Must be taken at the end of the program after completion of all advanced, non-elective courses. In unusual circumstances, it may be taken concurrently with the final non-elective courses with the written permission of the Director of Master's Programs.
Study of computer-based technologies for facilitating the analysis and evaluation of business problems. Provides the student with a case-driven analysis of evaluating and selecting the appropriate software tool to match the required management application. Software coverage may include a variety of available packages, such as word processing, spreadsheets, databases, ftp, email, and electronic presentation.
An advanced study of contemporary marketing management concepts, tools of analysis, and implementation of marketing programs.
Study of operations of manufacturing and service organizations. Introduction to operational design and control issues such as forecasting, capacity planning, facility location and layout, quality, JIT/lean philosophies and materials requirement planning. Emphasis on developing an operational strategy linking functional areas. Includes international, environmental, legal and ethical aspects of operations.
A study of corporate financial planning and decision making in a multinational environment. Topics covered include measurement and management of exchange rate risk, financing international trade, short-and long-term asset and liability management, direct foreign investment, cost of capital and capital structure, and country risk analysis.
A study of the financial markets, security, evaluation, efficiency of markets evaluations, investment goals and portfolio selection. Professional investment management techniques are examined in the context of modern portfolio theory. A unified systems approach is adopted for investment selection and control. Prerequisites: FINA 5320.
The role of the financial markets and institutions in the global economy is examined including regulation, money market operations, global impact of central banking monetary policy, and determinants of interest rates and financial asset pricing. Prerequisites: graduate standing.
Survey course in financial planning. Covers topics in the financial planning process: cash, debt and savings management, taxes, housing decisions, insurance and risk management, investment alternatives, and retirement and estate planning.
*Per-course tuition based on recommended 3 credits per session. Tuition is on a sliding scale and may be reduced when enrolling in 6 credit hours per session.