In today’s competitive job market, you’ll need skills and credentials that will set you apart from your peers. The Accelerated MS-Finance Analysis degree does just that — and can be completed in combination with your BBA in Finance in about five years.

This accelerated program combines the necessary theoretical and applied knowledge in areas like derivatives, advanced corporate finance, investment banking, behavioral finance, venture finance and portfolio management. You will also be prepared to sit for the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Level I exam.

Program Type

Accelerated Graduate

Program Format

On Campus

Following is a sample outline of how your BBA-Finance plus Accelerated Master’s in Financial Analysis schedule might look.

Connect with your Undergraduate Advisor in your freshman or sophomore year to begin planning your course of study!

First Year

First Year – FallFirst Year – Spring
BUS ADM 100 Introduction to BusinessBUS ADM 201 Introduction to Financial Accounting
ECON 103 Principles of MicroeconomicsCOMM 103 or 105 Communication Requirement
ENGLISH 101 Introduction to College WritingECON 104 Principles of Macro Economics
HUMANITIES General Education RequirementENGLISH 102 College Writing and Research
MATH 208 Quantitative Models for BusinessNATURAL SCIENCE General Education Requirement

Second Year

Second Year – FallSecond Year – Spring
BUS ADM 202 Managerial AccountingBUS ADM 230 Intro. to IT Management
BUS ADM 210 Statistical Modeling in Business AnalyticsBUS ADM 350 Principles of Finance
ENGLISH 205 Business WritingBUS ADM 370 Intro. to Supply Chain Management
HUMANITIES General Education RequirementARTS General Education Requirement
SOCIAL SCIENCE General Education RequirementNATURAL SCIENCE LAB General Education Requirement

Third Year

Third Year – FallThird Year – Spring
BUS ADM 300 Career & Professional DevelopmentBUS ADM 391 Business Law
BUS ADM 330 OrganizationsBUS ADM 455 Financial Institutions
BUS ADM 360 Principles of MarketingFINANCE ELECTIVE Finance Major Elective
BUS ADM 450 Intermediate FinanceFINANCE ELECTIVE Finance Major Elective
BUS ADM 451 Investment FinanceGENERAL ELECTIVE General Elective
GENERAL ELECTIVE General ElectiveIBC International Business Component

Fourth Year

Fourth Year – FallFourth Year – Spring
BUS ADM 600 Management AnalysisBUS ADM 771 Investments
BUS ADM 709 Predictive Analytics for ManagersBUS ADM 775 Financial Strategy
BUS ADM 778 Financial Institutions and MarketsFINANCE ELECTIVE MS in Management – Finance Analysis Elective
FINANCE ELECTIVE Finance Major ElectiveFINANCE ELECTIVE MS in Management – Finance Analysis Elective

Summer Between Fourth and Fifth Years

Summer – between the fourth and fifth years
BUS ADM 751 Analysis of U.S. Business Environment

Fifth Year

Fifth Year – FallFifth Year – Spring*
BUS ADM 721 Financial Accounting TheoryFINANCE ELECTIVE MS in Management – Finance Analysis Elective*
FINANCE ELECTIVE MS in Management – Finance Analysis ElectiveFINANCE ELECTIVE MS in Management – Finance Analysis Elective*

*Students may complete these credits in the previous Fall term as full time students.

Degree requirementsfinance electives, and course descriptions for the Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree can be found in the Undergraduate Catalog.

Degree requirementsfinance analysis electives, and course descriptions for the Master of Science in Management – Finance Analysis can be found on the Graduate School website.


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