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Online M.B.A. Finance Concentration

Prepare to excel across industries in financial business roles with Seton Hall University's online M.B.A. with a concentration in Finance. Benefit from our AACSB-accredited curriculum and coursework as you connect financial theory to practice and explore the impact of capital and money markets on business activity. Learn to test performance against a broad market index and the best ways to make investment decisions, all while learning to use today's tools and gaining hands-on experience.

As you learn, you also have the option of participating in the annual CFA Institute Research Challenge. Seton Hall has competed annually for 15 years against more than 1,000 universities across the globe, with continuously impressive results:

  • Placed in the regional "Final Four" 11 times
  • Won regional three times
  • Made it to the Global Final twice, most recently in 2017

Finance Concentration Courses

  • BFIN 7215 Capital and Money Markets (3)
  • BFIN 7219 Security Analysis (3)
  • BFIN 7230 Portfolio Analysis (3)
  • BFIN 7236 Corporate Finance (3)

Seton Hall's CFA-recognized program holds the unique position of being one of the few M.B.A.s to be accepted into the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute University Program — an elite status that's held by just 10 percent of finance degree programs nationwide.

To be accepted into the CFA program, an institution must incorporate at least 70 percent of the CFA Candidate Body of Knowledge to its curriculum — which also prepares you to sit for the CFA exams. Many of Seton Hall's M.B.A. Finance Concentration graduates have gone on to pass all three levels of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) exam.

Career Outcomes

With the combined mastery of business and finance developed in Seton Hall's M.B.A. Finance Concentration, you'll be prepared to take on exciting, well-paid positions across growing industries. Business and financial occupations as a whole are expecting above-average growth of 10 percent between 2016 and 20261 and our alumni are spread across many Fortune 500 companies such as Goldman Sachs, J.P. Morgan, Johnson & Johnson and Prudential.

Industry Titles, Earnings and Growth Rates

Title

Median Yearly Salary

Expected Growth Rate

Budget Analyst2

$75,240

7%

Financial Analyst3

$84,300

11%

Financial Manager4

$125,080

19%

Personal Financial Advisor5

$90,640

15%

Financial Examiners6

$81,690

10%

An online M.B.A. from Seton Hall University's nationally recognized School of Business supports your academic and ethical development while giving you hands-on experience and specialization opportunities.

Prepare to advance in your current role or to build a promising career in an entirely new industry. Contact an Admissions Advisor at (844) 823-1198 to learn more or request more information.

Sources

  1. https://www.bls.gov/ooh/business-and-financial/home.htm
  2. https://www.bls.gov/ooh/business-and-financial/budget-analysts.htm
  3. https://www.bls.gov/ooh/business-and-financial/financial-analysts.htm
  4. https://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/financial-managers.htm
  5. https://www.bls.gov/ooh/business-and-financial/personal-financial-advisors.htm
  6. https://www.bls.gov/ooh/business-and-financial/financial-examiners.htm