Business Administration - Finance

Southern Connecticut State University

24 months
12713 USD/year
6704 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Business Administration prepares individuals for leadership positions in business, nonprofit, or governmental organizations. 


The program is multidisciplinary and follows a systems approach to understanding the internal and external forces that influence the development of an organization. 

The structure of the program is based on particular themes divided across eight (8) foundation courses, six (6) advanced courses, and three (3) optional courses. Observance of order between foundation and advanced courses is required. 

All foundation courses must be taken before any advanced or optional courses. Enrollment in the program can be either full-time or part-time. Maximum full-time enrollment with the MBA program cannot exceed more than four (4) courses or 12 credits per term. 

The program is also designed for students with professional experience who are seeking to enhance their administrative skills and grow within their organizations without interruption to their career. 

The curriculum emphasizes a hands-on, practical approach to skill development and includes the following objectives:

  • Assisting profit and nonprofit organizations to compete more effectively in a changing environment
  • Preparing personnel in organizations for additional managerial responsibility
  • Preparing individuals seeking administrative positions
  • Aiding existing employees in gaining needed skills and knowledge for future organizational success
  • Concentrations in Accounting, Finance, and Management and Marketing are available

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Real Estate Finance
  • Public Finance
  • Financial Markets and Institutions
  • Investment Analysis
  • Multinational Financial Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


51 credits alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
72 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts from all previously attended colleges
  • Two letters of recommendation from a supervisor/professor attesting to candidates
  • Personal integrity
  • Leadership potential
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
  • A 500 word personal statement explaining why the applicant wants to pursue an MBA
  • GMAT or GRE scores as required 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12713 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12713 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    6704 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6704 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.


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Business Administration - Finance
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