Financial Management

An MBA is an important step in advancing your career. The Lamar MBA with a concentration in Financial Management helps those working at financial institutions as well as students interested in management roles in other fields. Students are advantaged by the core MBA curriculum which overviews the broad concepts of accounting, marketing and management while still getting the specificity of the concentration courses in finance.

The Financial Management specialization provides you with advanced skills in corporate finance and investments. You'll study how to select different instruments for investments, financing business activities, and managing financial risk.

Finance concentration students have the opportunity to work in the Fecel Financial Center. The center has Standard & Poor’s Capital IQ and Research Insight analytical software. The center’s market wall will include a touch screen for monitoring the stock indices such as the New York Stock Exchange, and the NASDAQ, as well as commodities, precious metals, interest rates and exchange rates.

Students are able to create a watch list that accessible throughout the day and run comparisons to performance on the previous day, five days ago, 30 days ago, a year ago or five years ago. The center facilitates interactive learning for all finance courses.

Graduate students also have the opportunity to participate in the annual Quinnipiac GAME forum, a three-day intensive experience where students learn from industry professionals. Hosted in New York, the heart of the global financial services industry, students have the chance to choose between many relevant breakout sessions and learn more about career opportunities.

Courses

FINC 5330 International Finance

FINC 5340 Investments

FINC 5350 Cases in Corporate Finance

FINC 5360 Money and Capital Markets

FINC 5370 Derivatives and Risk Management

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