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

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San Antonio, TX, United States
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. 


The 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.


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 included:

  • 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
  • Credits
    36 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Applicants with an earned baccalaureate degree with an overall GPA less than 2.0 will not be admitted.

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements


  • If admitted to the program, those fulfilling the Tier I requirements will have no additional academic requirements to begin the program.


  • Those granted Alternate Admissions will be assigned to Tier II, with specific courses to be taken at the beginning of the program, all of which must be completed with a “B” or better.
  • The first four graduate level courses to be taken will be: Business Research and Analysis, Accounting, Economics, and Finance For students with an International Concentration, these courses are Business Research and Analysis, International Accounting, International Economics, and International Finance

Tuition Fee

  • International

    960 USD/year
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  • National

    960 USD/year
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Living costs for San Antonio

  • 972 - 1510 USD/month
    Living Costs

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