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Become a Finance Leader with a Master's of Business Administration from Concordia University Chicago

Financial officers play a key role in organizational success; they guide how money is invested and recommend how organizations can leverage those funds to achieve maximum returns. As a result, professionals with expertise in the latest financial strategies, tools and techniques are in high demand by organizations in virtually every industry.

Today’s perpetually expanding global marketplace and technological innovations represent just two of the many areas in which financial professionals are expected to have proficiency. Earning an online MBA with a specialization in Finance will give graduates insights into vital finance-related topics and position them for leadership careers in this critical business field.

Offered 100% online by Concordia University Chicago, the online MBA in Finance emphasizes leadership and innovation from a business school of distinction. It is designed for accounting and finance professionals who aspire to influential, decision-making roles at the highest levels of an organization.

CUC’s MBA program allows us to work as a team with different types of roles in each course. The program encourages students to develop teamwork skills and leadership skills. Furthermore, Concordia-Chicago teaches the importance of being ethical in all types of activities and coursework.

- Uyanga Soyolt
MBA ’20

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MBA in Finance Outcomes

This online MBA in Finance program helps students:

  • Develop a solid foundation in money management and maximize return on investment
  • Understand the theory and strategy behind public and private fiduciary processes
  • Master the fundamentals of banking, financial statement analysis, and corporate and international finance
  • Attain a global perspective on finance-related issues and their broader economic implications

Take the Next Step in Your Finance Career with an Online MBA

Concordia University Chicago offers a variety of specialized MBA degrees in many disciplines and industries. The online MBA in Finance degree can help prepare business and accounting professionals to advance into financial management and leadership roles.

This online finance MBA includes all 12 courses featured in the core MBA degree program, plus four classes focused on specialized finance topics:

  • Fundamentals of Money and Banking
  • Advanced Financial Statement Analysis
  • International Finance
  • Intermediate Corporate Finance

Program Details

Students must complete 48 hours of online coursework to earn an MBA with a specialization in Finance degree from Concordia University Chicago. The academic calendar features three 16-week semesters per year, with each semester comprised of two consecutive eight-week terms. To complete the online MBA in finance program, students should partner with their advisor to create a customized degree plan that is comfortable for their unique circumstances.

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Over the next 10 years for Financial Managers according to the BLS.

Career Outlook

Earning an online finance MBA prepares graduates for a promising financial career. It’s a field that continues to grow. From 2021 to 2031, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) projects a 9% increase in the employment of financial analysts, which is faster than the average of all other occupations.

While a bachelor’s degree can get you into the financial realm, some employers prefer financial analysts to have a master’s degree. Earning a finance MBA online prepares graduates for a variety of financial jobs at every level of the organization, including:

  • Financial Analyst
  • Financial Manager
  • Accounting Manager
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Credit Manager

Salaries in this field will vary depending on the position and location. As of May 2021, BLS data indicates the median annual pay for financial analysts was $95,570, while the top 10% earned upwards of $166,560 per year.

Earning an online MBA in Finance from Concordia University Chicago prepares graduates for jobs in this demanding but rewarding profession.

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MBA in Finance: 48 Credit Degree Program

MBA in Finance Courses
Total Core MBA Credits – 36
ID CourseCredits
MBAF 6455Fundamentals of Money & Banking3
MBAF 6460Advanced Financial Statement Analysis3
MBAF 6465International Finance3
MBAF 6470Intermediate Corporate Finance3

Tuition & Financial Aid

If there is no interruption in your course of study at Concordia University Chicago, you are guaranteed there will be no increase in tuition rates. Contact us to confirm the current tuition and fees for the online MBA in Finance degree program. Students who enroll in the online MBA program as a degree candidate are eligible to apply for federal financial aid.

Active-duty military service members, veterans and eligible dependents can take advantage of financial programs available to assist in paying for a college education. For more information, please visit our website.

Admission Requirements

To be considered for admission into the online finance MBA degree program at Concordia University Chicago, students must have earned a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution. Complete and submit all required admission materials as follows:

  • Objective Statement – Write a brief essay outlining your education and career goals and explain how an MBA degree from Concordia University Chicago will help you fulfill those objectives.
  • Official Transcripts – Provide one official, sealed transcript from each institution that has granted you a degree. Full admission requires a cumulative grade point average of 2.85 or higher for master’s degrees.
  • Letters of Recommendation – Send two letters of recommendation from individuals who are able to comment on your academic proficiency, professional competencies and personal character.

International applicants may be required to submit additional supporting materials, such as proof of English language proficiency, a copy of their passport and a foreign transcript evaluation from an approved credentialing service. For full requirements, visit the Admission & Tuition page. 

There is no application fee and no GRE requirement to apply for the online MBA program at Concordia University Chicago.


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