Finance Concentration

Finance Concentration

The MHA Finance concentration provides MHA graduate with broad professional competence and skills for careers in executive positions at financial institutions and other organizations.  This concentration offers students extensive understanding of core skillsets in financial modeling, debt and equity issues, valuation, mergers and acquisitions, financial planning, risk management, financial reporting and analysis, and taxation necessary for modern corporate finance positions and consulting.  By incorporating critical strategies and techniques in areas such as investment and commercial banks, financial, general management consulting, venture capital and private equity firms, and corporate finance within 500 large-cap companies, graduates are primed for financial challenges in national and international arenas.  This concentration allows students to tailor their program to their professional goals and prepare for career opportunities such as:

  • Investment Management. Prepares candidates for a career as a security analyst, money manager, brokerage firm analyst, insurance company representative or other financial job function.
  • Corporate Financial Management. Prepares candidates to be financial managers with responsibilities in risk management, strategic planning, budgeting, financial forecasting, cash management, credit administration, investment analysis and funds procurement.
Required Courses 12 cr
HA 623 Advanced Corporate Finance  3 cr
HA 625 International Finance  3 cr
HA 640 Investment Management  3 cr
   Choose one from the following:
HA 641 Fixed Income Securities  3 cr
HA 642 Financial Derivatives  3 cr
HA 643 Entrepreneurial Finance  3 cr
HA 644 Financial Markets and Institutions  3 cr