Master of Business Administration

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The world of finance is a key factor at just about every level of our society, from our personal finances, to the running of businesses and organizations, to the functioning of our economy. An MBA in finance or similar advanced degree in this field can give you a distinct advantage when it comes to growing your career. With the Master of Business Administration in Finance degree from Salem University, you can prepare for upper-level jobs in areas like financial management, portfolio advising, investment advising, financial analysis, and more. Our 36-credit-hour program can be completed in 12 months and focuses on the strategic application of financial planning and principles in ways that can immediately benefit your clients, your team, or your organization as a whole.

Our MBA — Finance master’s program offers targeted knowledge like:

  • Applying technical knowledge of cash flow, mergers and acquisitions, and other financial strategies to make effective decisions within the constraints of budgets
  • Providing accurate and appropriate financial reporting
  • Providing competent financial analysis that evaluates the current financial state of an organization and makes predictions of its future viability
  • Engaging in international financial activity with an understanding of international law, international markets, etc.

Additionally, the Salem University’s Master of Business Administration in Finance teaches you how to be a competent and effective problem-solver with exceptional professional integrity and the vision and leadership skills to manage and monitor junior finance professionals. Become an important asset to your organization with our MBA in Finance degree program.



Whether you’re wanting to pursue your degree on-campus or need the flexibility of a master’s in finance online program, Salem University has an option that fits your life. Since 1888, we have been providing higher education that is both comprehensive and innovative. Our MBA in Finance degree program is offered fully online, with continuous enrollment available, so you can start whenever you’d like and take your studies with you wherever you go. We know our students are often juggling many responsibilities, which is why we ensure our online programs are structured to work within the constraints of your current job and busy life. Our unique one-course-a-month format builds your knowledge one step at a time and allows you to focus on a single class at a time instead of trying to balance several schedules and assignments at once.



Our MBA — Finance master’s program begins with core classes that include:

  • ACC515 Accounting for Managers
  • BUS500 Applied Business Statistics
  • BUS698 Directed Readings and Research
  • BUS699 Enterprise Strategic Planning and Change Management
  • ECO570 Managerial Economics
  • FIN560 Financial Management
  • MKT530 Marketing Management
  • BUS554 Business Law
  • BUS600 Organizational Behavior, Leadership, and Ethics

For your Finance specialization, you will also take:

  • FIN510 Advanced Corporate Finance
  • FIN525 Applied Portfolio Theory
  • FIN540 Financial Analysis



With a master’s in finance online degree, you can pursue careers like:

  • Financial Analyst
  • Financial Manager
  • Budget Analyst
  • Budget Manager
  • Financial Planner
  • Business Office Manager
  • Corporate Controller
  • Treasurer
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Chief of Staff
  • Chief Executive Officer

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Admission to Salem is open to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, creed, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, or ability/disability. Anyone wishing to attend Salem can obtain the necessary application from the Office of Admissions or online here. The completed application should be submitted to the Office of Admissions at the earliest possible date. The University admits students on a rolling, monthly start basis. Acceptance is within the discretion of Salem University; some programs have additional admissions requirements.

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