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Master of Business Administration (MBA) Degree with a Specialization in Finance

MBA in Finance Online Degree

The American InterContinental University online master’s degree in finance program is designed to provide an opportunity to delve into financial decision-making and risk management around investments. Enrolling in our one-year master’s in finance online1 degree can open the door to learning corporate finance principles and management analysis on an award-winning1 mobile platform.

Next Start Date:
December 07, 2022
Total Credits:
Online, Atlanta, Houston
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MBA in Finance Online Degree Program Details

Online Master’s Degree in Finance

Pursue an MBA in finance online and you can access coursework at any time, from any place. Flexible master’s in finance online courses are designed to fit a busy schedule.

Our accredited online master’s program takes a deep dive into business operations, managerial skill, applied economics, financial analysis and critical thinking, and other relevant business practices.

What can I do with a master’s in finance?

AIU’s online MBA in finance explores the fundamentals of management strategy with a specialized finance curriculum that includes global economics and high-level financial management.

This MBA program is designed for working adults who are looking for an education with a strong foundation in business principles and financial practices and management. AIU’s proprietary intellipath® learning platform customizes your coursework around what you already know.

Prerequisite for an online master’s degree in finance?

To enroll in AIU’s online master’s in finance, no GMAT is required. However, you should already hold a bachelor’s degree.

AIU’s MBA finance online degrees are designed with busy people like you in mind, so you can pursue your online master’s degree in finance at your own pace while tending to other responsibilities, like your family and job.

You can transfer in up to 75% of eligible degree credits2, saving you time and money on your MBA in finance. Transfer credits may apply whether you are pursuing a full-time or part-time master’s in finance online. We also honor your qualifying work and military experience by offering degree credit for relevant training.

AIU offers personalized support at every step of your educational journey with a dedicated Graduation Team, starting with your Admissions Advisor.

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Programs vary by location.
Not all programs are available to residents of all states.
American InterContinental University, AIU, is part of the American InterContinental University System, which is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (, a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

2. Transfer credit is evaluated on an individual basis. Not all credits are eligible to transfer. See the University Catalog for transfer credit policies.

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MBA Finance Program Courses

Degree Requirements


Business Core
FIN630 Global Financial Management 6
MGT600 Business Research for Decision Making 6
MKT640 A Managerial Approach to Marketing 6
MGT680 Strategic Management 6
Total Credit Hours: 24
BUS610 Economics for the Global Manager 6
FIN620 Financial Statement Analysis 6
FIN640 Derivatives 6
FIN645 Theory of Corporate Finance 6
Total Credit Hours: 24

Total Credit Hours : 48


MBA Finance Program Classes Overview

In this specialized curriculum, students have the opportunity to work to develop an in-depth perspective of business research and decision-making, a managerial approach to marketing, strategic management, and global financial management.

For an MBA Finance Online Degree, your classes may include:

Global Financial Management

Within the context of the multinational firm, this course examines the development of policy, financing options for international business, and the making of standard financial management decisions.

Business Research for Decision Making

In this course, the student will explore decision making from a managerial viewpoint and examine the role of decision making in dealing with employees, formulating strategy, and negotiating. This course is designed to help students understand, apply, and evaluate both quantitative and qualitative research methodologies as they apply to business studies and analysis.

A Managerial Approach to Marketing

This course focuses on the application of marketing concepts in a global organization. Students will examine international channel distribution as well as promotional, pricing, and product strategies.

Strategic Management

The development and implementation by the global enterprise of integrated business strategies and policies is the focus of this applied course. Course contents include the planning, implementation, management, and evaluation of the corporate resources, products, and assets. Advanced research is an integral component of this course.

Economics for the Global Manager

In this course students will have the opportunity to apply the theory and tools of micro and macroeconomics and research to the formation of business decisions in the global environment.

Financial Statement Analysis

In this course, students will have the opportunity to learn how to analyze financial statements and methods used to value companies.


The course is designed to provide students with the opportunity to build an understanding of derivatives and their usage in risk management. Topics include the most common types of derivatives from basics to futures and forwards, zero rates, basic, intermediate and advanced options and the application of the knowledge acquired in assessing the prices of options. It addresses researching and implementing trading strategies, and the analyzing of various options.

Theory of Corporate Finance

In this course students will explore the interactive relationship between financial policy and business strategy. Topics include the role of capital markets, government, product and factor markets.

University Catalog

Course content subject to change.

Ways to Save on Your MBA in Finance Online Degree

One Year Online MBA Finance

Move forward with AIU’s One Year Online MBA Finance program. Designed with 24/7 flexibility for busy professionals, this accredited One Year Online MBA Finance program can be completed in less than 12 months. That means you can pursue your degree and still balance a full-time career and busy life. Our One Year Online MBA Finance program lets you study anywhere, anytime with a wide range of practical and accessible support tools:

  • intellipath® - This personalized learning platform helps support student success by allowing you to skip what you already know and get support where you need it most. You can also retake tests to improve your overall grade
  • Technical Support – AIU offers 24/7 support, whether it’s by phone, email or live chat
  • AIU Online Library – Our library provides access to carefully selected articles, books and websites that can help you get the answers. Also, research guides and tutorials, APA resources, even a staff of professional librarians to assist you


This business program is programmatically accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

ACBSP accredited

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