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Master of Business Administration - Finance, M.B.A.

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    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
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The Master of Business Administration - Finance degree program at the University of the Incarnate Word seeks to develop your understanding of how the elements and processes of business organizations relate to one another and to the external environment. 


OverviewThe Master of Business Administration - Finance concentration at the University of the Incarnate Word provides students with an understanding of the importance of money management in business and the impact of financial decisions. The concentration’s coursework is designed to encourage students to think critically, analytically, creatively, and globally. Also, the concentration’s coursework covers the most essential and diverse topics of Finance, such as, Corporate Finance, Financial Planning and Investments among others.Purpose“In 2011, San Antonio's financial sector employed more than 65,400 people, and despite the harsh economic climate it reported revenue increases, positioning it as one of the city's most stable, promising and significant business sectors. The Financial Services industry in San Antonio includes the following sectors: banking and credit; investment activities; insurance; funds, trusts and other financial vehicles; accounting and bookkeeping” San Antonio Economic Development Foundation.One of the main goals of this program is to prepare the MBA students with the skills required to be successful in this rising sector in San Antonio.


The graduate degree programs are accredited:

  • Nationally, by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs
  • Regionally, by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Financial Management
  • Information Systems
  • International Business
  • Research and Analysis
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Marketing Management
  • Managerial Economics
  • Human Resources Management

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

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Academic Requirements

  • Completed Application for Admission.
  • $20.00 Application Fee - (If application is submitted after February 1st) To pay online click here.
  • High School Transcript - Must reflect grades for all classes completed by time of application.
  • SAT and/or ACT scores. (An official report must be received from the testing center. You can request your score be sent to UIW by listing our code when you register for the exam. Our code for the SAT is 6303, and ACT is 4106).
  • G.E.D. scores (if applicable). If you have achieved the General Equivalency Diploma, an official score report must be submitted.
  • AP/Achievement or CLEP Test Score (if taken)
  • Dual credit transcripts (if taken).
  • For more information please visit the programme website.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    940 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 940 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National Applies to you

    940 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 940 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State Applies to you

    940 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 940 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for San Antonio

  • 972 - 1510 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


  • Sister School Alumni Scholarship

Students who have received a Bachelor’s degree from one of UIW’s sister school partners will receive a 15% tuition discount towards a Master’s degree at UIW.  This award does not apply to students who are part of special programs, cohorts, and/or recruited by third parties.  

For more information, please visit the programme website.

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