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Concentration in Finance

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Why Earn an MBA in Finance at UHD?

The finance MBA at UHD is industry driven. Finance executives and leaders from renowned companies have participated in building the program and in recommending the topics taught, resulting in an innovative and unique MBA program that will give graduates a competitive advantage.

Suitable Candidates for the Finance MBA Program:

UHD's MBA in finance is appropriate for individuals pursuing careers in corporate finance which include the areas of business development, forecasting, and prioritizing capital investments guided by mutual consideration of both return on investment and client interests.

The skills and Topics Covered in MBA Finance Courses Include:

  • Formulate budgets based on capital requirements
  • Identify capital structure issues
  • Understand cost of capital
  • Learn dividend policy considerations and the market for corporate control
  • Ethics and standards of professional conduct for the finance professional


To obtain an MBA degree with a Finance specialization, students are required to take 10 separate core courses in addition to the student's chosen concentration courses

Concentration courses are offered in the evenings, one class every eight weeks, and can be completed over the span of 12 months.  Courses are also available in an online format. The courses include the following:

MBA 6360 Ethical and Professional Standards 3
MBA 6362 Financial Forecasting and Behavioral Finance 3
MBA 6364 Capital Markets and Investment Planning 3
MBA 6366 Communication for Finance Professionals 3
MBA 6368 Advanced Corporate Finance 3
MBA 6102 Graduate Colloquium  (required for all concentrations) 1
Total Hours   16

Complete descriptions of the above courses can be found in our MBA Finance Course descriptions.

The core courses are included in our soft start and traditional MBA programs. The courses include the following:

MBA 6213 Management of Organizational Behavior 2
MBA 6211 Managerial Decision Making 2
MBA 6203 Managerial Accounting and Budgeting 2
MBA 6208 Marketing Management 2
MBA 6204 Managerial Finance 2
MBA 6205 Management of the Supply Chain 2
MBA 6207 Management of  Information Systems 2
MBA 6212 Managerial Economics 2
MBA 6202 Strategic Management 2
MBA 6216 Capstone B 2

Complete descriptions of the above courses can be found in our MBA Core Course descriptions.

Please note that for some MBA candidates, leveling courses may be required.

Additional MBA Concentration Options

MBA in Accounting
MBA in Business Intelligence
MBA in Human Resources Management
MBA in International Business
MBA in Leadership
MBA in Project Management and Process Improvement
MBA in Sales Management and Business Development 
MBA in Supply Chain Management