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Business Administration - Finance, M.B.A.

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The MBA Finance concentration is designed to provide MBA graduates with broad professional competence and skills to prepare them for careers in executive positions at banks, financial institutions and other firms.

About

The Finance concentration is designed to train students with an extensive understanding of a core set of skills in financial modeling, debt and equity issues, valuation, mergers and acquisitions, financial planning, risk management, financial reporting and analysis, and taxation. These skills are vital for success in the modern corporate finance positions, as well as in other careers such as consulting. By incorporating critical strategies and techniques in areas such as investment and commercial banks, financial as well as general management consulting, venture capital and private equity firms, and corporate finance within 500 large-cap companies, graduates will be primed for financial challenges in both the national and international arenas. The Finance concentration will allow students to tailor their program to their professional goals and to prepare for one or more of the following career opportunities:

  • Investment Management. Prepares candidates for a career as a security analyst, money manager, brokerage firm analyst, insurance company representative or other financial job function.
  • Corporate Financial Management. Prepares candidates for careers as financial managers in business, including risk management, strategic planning, budgeting, financial forecasting, cash management, credit administration, investment analysis and funds procurement.

Accreditation

 Officially accredited and/or recognized by the The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Park University is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Advanced Corporate Finance 
  • International Finance
  • Investment Management
  • Fixed Income Securities
  • Financial Derivatives
  • Entrepreneurial Finance
  • Financial Markets and Institutions

              Detailed Programme Facts

              • Programme intensity Full-time
              • Languages
                • English
              • Delivery mode
                Blended

              English Language Requirements

              You only need to take one of these language tests:

              • Minimum required score:

                69

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              • Minimum required score:

                525

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              • Minimum required score:

                5.5

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              Academic Requirements

              You need the following GPA score:

              Required score: 2.5

              Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 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).

              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).

              • Completed online Park University application form. Please indicate your country of citizenship and country of residence, even if they are the same as the country of birth.
              • Non-refundable application fee of $75.00 paid as part of application form.
              • Application fee includes express I-20 mailing fee if admitted
              • Official or unofficial transcripts from your university. Certified English translations of the transcripts should be provided for transcripts that are in a language other than English. A 2.5 cumulative (overall) GPA is required for full admission.
              • An official ITEP minimum academic score of 3.7.

                    Tuition Fee

                    • International

                      549 USD/credit
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                    • National

                      549 USD/credit
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                    Living costs for Parkville

                    • 800 - 1300 USD/month
                      Living Costs

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

                    Funding

                    First time prospective students to the Parkville Daytime campus are eligible to apply for Endowed Scholarships. In order to be considered for Endowed Scholarships, students must be admitted to Park University for the 2017-2018 academic year and complete the below online application. Endowed Scholarships can be stacked with academic and athletic scholarships. There is no GPA or ACT requirement to be considered for Endowed Scholarships. 

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