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Marilyn Davies College of Business

MBA in Investment Management

Why earn an MBA in Investment Management at UHD?

The Investment Management MBA at UHD is both theoretical and practical.  Successful Investment managers and industry leaders were directly involved in the development of the program and in the meticulous shaping of the topics taught. Students will find the resulting unique and innovative program invaluable in accelerating their Investment Management careers.

Suitable Candidates for the Investment Management MBA Program:

UHD's MBA in Investment Management is appropriate for individuals pursuing careers in a variety of fields including investment banking, asset management and wealth management because it focuses on developing relevant skills related to the financial services sector.

The Skills and Topics Covered in MBA Investment Management Courses:

  • Knowledge of the capital markets, institutions, financial products, and analytical tools and skills needed for investment portfolio management
  • Intensive study of the CFA® Institute Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct
  • Model historical information and human factors in business forecasting techniques
  • Acquire knowledge of  capital markets, institutions, financial products, and analytical tools and skills needed for investments portfolio management
  • Skills to communicate financial knowledge in both oral and written formats
  • Utilization of  extremely large data sets for the prediction of forecasts
  • Recognize and avoid unprofessional practices and unethical behavior

Curriculum 

To obtain an MBA degree with an Investment Management 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. The courses  include the following:

MBA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT CONCENTRATION COURSES ​ ​
MBA 6360Ethical and Professional Standards3
MBA 6362Financial Forecasting and Behavioral Finance3
MBA 6364Capital Markets and Investment Planning3
MBA 6366Communication for Finance Professionals3
MBA 6367Investment Statistics3
MBA 6102Graduate Colloquium  (required for all concentrations)1
Total Hours  16

Complete descriptions of the above courses can be found in our MBA Investment Management Course Description.

The core courses are included in our part-time and full-time MBA programs. The courses include the following:

MBA - CORE COURSES ​ ​
MBA 6213Management of Organizational Behavior2
MBA 6211Managerial Decision Making2
MBA 6203Managerial Accounting and Budgeting2
MBA 6208Marketing Management2
MBA 6204Managerial Finance 2
MBA 6205Management of the Supply Chain2
MBA 6207Management of  Information Systems2
MBA 6212Managerial Economics2
MBA 6202Strategic Management2
MBA 6216Capstone B2
Total Hours 20

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 Development / Sales Management 
MBA in Finance
MBA in Human Resources Management
MBA in International Business
MBA in Leadership
MBA in Supply Chain Management​​

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