Avila University Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Finance Online

Acquire in-depth knowledge of investments and the role of financial transactions in boosting profitability for any company.

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Program Overview

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Learn what our online MBA in Finance program can offer you

In the online Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from Avila University, prepare for leadership roles by developing essential tools in financial management, financial markets and instruments, and international finance.

This 100% online, IACBE-accredited 10-course MBA program is designed for you to develop a financial acumen through in-depth studies of financial markets, managing financial risk, and more. In this unique, accessible, and affordable program, you will interact with highly engaged faculty eager to transform you into a financial decision-maker who can benefit any company.

Career opportunities in finance:

  • Financial Manager
  • Financial Advisor
  • Budget Analyst
  • Financial Analyst
  • Investment Banker
  • Financial Manager
  • Financial Advisor
  • Budget Analyst
  • Financial Analyst
  • Investment Banker

$18,000* Total Tuition
As few as 12 months Duration
30* Credit Hours

Personalized learning experience

You will receive a personalized learning experience online. Faculty regularly engages in value-added comments and feedback providing the same level of instruction as if you were in person.

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Tuition

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Learn how our affordable tuition fits with your finances

The MBA in Finance online program tuition is the same affordable, pay-by-the-course rate for all U.S. residents. Fees are included in the total tuition. Financial aid may be available.

Tuition breakdown:

$18,000* Total Tuition
$600 Per Credit Hour

Calendar

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Take note of these calendar deadlines

Ideal for working professionals, the MBA in Finance online program features 8-week courses and multiple start dates each year so you can begin at the time that works best for you. View the full calendar for all upcoming starts and corresponding deadlines.

TermStart DateApp DeadlineDocument DeadlineRegistration DeadlineTuition DeadlineClass End DateTerm Length
Spring 2 20243/4/242/23/242/28/243/1/243/3/245/4/248 weeks
Summer 1 20245/6/244/26/245/1/245/3/245/5/246/29/248 weeks
Summer 2 20247/1/246/21/246/25/246/27/246/30/248/24/248 weeks

Now enrolling:

2/23/24 Apply Date
3/4/24 Class Starts

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Admissions

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Learn how to apply to the online finance MBA

We’ve simplified the admission process to help you get started quickly and easily. You can find all requirements for admission to the Avila online MBA in Finance below.

Master’s in Finance Admission Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA
  • No GRE or GMAT required

In order to be eligible to receive an MBA degree from Avila University, you must have the following:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution
  • GPA requirements for unconditional admission: 2.75 cumulative grade point average at the completion of the undergraduate degree
  • GPA requirements for conditional admission: 2.5 cumulative grade point average at the completion of the undergraduate degree
  • Official transcripts from all institutions previously attended

Submit all official transcripts to:
Email: [email protected]
Mail: MBA Admissions
Avila University
11901 Wornall Road
Kansas City, MO 64145

Courses

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Preview the topics you'll study in our MBA in Finance online degree courses

In order to earn the MBA in Finance online, you will complete 10 courses for a total of 30 credit hours. There are no leveling courses or prerequisites required. Students who have not taken a statistics course in previous coursework will be required to take EC604 Statistical Analysis, increasing the total program credit hours to 33.

Duration: 8 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
An introduction to accounting concepts and procedures for organizational decision-making.
Duration: 8 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course has three purposes: 1) understanding and managing individual and group behavior in organizations; 2) stress-management and well-being; and 3) recognition and management of ethical responsibilities of business.
Duration: 8 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course integrates learning from the earlier functional course areas as well as MG 698 through a series of simulation-based exercises. Students will sharpen their decision-making by analyzing, formulating and testing their strategies in a competitive environment. Prerequisite MG 698
Duration: 8 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
The study of microeconomic analysis and models relevant to a broad cross section of decisions within the business firm. This course is designed to enhance the knowledge of Microeconomic Theory to make sound management decisions using both traditional and behavioral economic concepts.
Duration: 8 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Introduction for managers and entrepreneurs to the fundamentals of the economy, the financial markets, and financial management including security valuation, capital budgeting process, capital structure, and working capital management.
Duration: 8 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course aims to provide a framework to gain a competitive advantage in a global environment. Topics covered include industry analysis, resource-based view of the firm, business strategy, innovation, diversification, and multinational strategies.
Duration: 8 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Introduction for managers and entrepreneurs to the fundamentals of marketing including product, pricing, promotion, distribution/logistics, segmentation and marketing research with special emphasis on global marketing and ethics.
Duration: 8 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
A case study course that prepares entrepreneurs and managers with innovating financial management techniques and skills, with emphasis on data analysis and financial decision-making. Spreadsheet skills are recommended.

Course objectives:

  • Build stronger analytical and communication skills to analyze how real business decisions affect the value of the firm
  • Learn to make informed corporate investment and financial decisions
  • Calculate financial ratios and make business forecasts
  • Study capital budgeting decisions and resource allocation
  • Manage dividends and repurchases
  • Learn about the management of the corporate capital structure
Duration: 8 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
An introduction of major issues in global financial management and investments. Topics covered include exchange rate determination, spot and forward markets for foreign exchange, financial and risk management of multinational corporations.

Course objectives:

  • Understand critical international finance and business concepts
  • Understand and reflect on the diversity of international financial market environment across different countries including the bond markets, the equity market, and the money market
  • Reflect and analyze the opportunities and challenges provided by international financial markets to MNCs
  • Develop an understanding of the foreign exchange market, different theories about exchange rate determination, and different exchange rate regimes
  • Consider and evaluate the impacts of specific local or firm actions on global community
  • Examine and evaluate the development of global organizations and institutional over time and its effects upon the financial system, the economy and the society
  • Build strong analytical skills and data processing abilities to analyze real exchange rate data and understand exchange rate movement and behavior
  • Be able to carry out exchange rate forecasting using different techniques
  • Build strong analytical skills to solve real business problems faced by multinational corporations
  • Apply critical thinking to make informed decisions in the international context
  • Identify potential risk factors and learn to measure risk exposure and perform risk management in a global business setting using various approaches
  • Demonstrate professional communication skills in the business setting via written, oral and technological means
  • Promote business ethics
Duration: 8 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
An introduction to global financial markets and modern investment theories and practices including financial instruments, security valuation, portfolio theory, risk management and investment performance evaluation.

Course objectives:

  • Develop skills that enable students to understand and be able to analyze the financial system of the US and the world
  • Utilize evaluative and logical approaches in analyzing information and developing conclusions regarding finance and current business issues

For students without any previous stats course, EC604 Statistical Analysis will be required.  Any previous stats course taken will be reviewed to determine if EC604 is required.

Duration: 8 Weeks weeks
Credit Hours: 3
An introduction to basic statistical techniques which involve methods of collecting and analyzing data with an emphasis on inferential statistical techniques used for hypothesis testing and decision making.
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The School of Business at Avila University has received specialized accreditation for its MBAs in Accounting, Finance, Healthcare Administration, International Business, Management, and Marketing through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE).

*Students who have not taken a statistics course in previous coursework will be required to take EC604 Statistical Analysis, increasing the total program credit hours to 33 and total tuition to $19,800.

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