MBA Specialization in Finance

The Loyola MBA with specialization in finance is available for students seeking leadership positions in the field of finance. The MBA in finance prepares students with in-depth courses that advance the understanding of issues particular to the field of finance, including investments, portfolio management, derivative securities, capital markets, corporate finance, international finance, and financial institutions. The program is open to students from various professional backgrounds and provides them with the enhanced technical skills and subject proficiency for financial expertise.

MBA Specialization in Finance: Curriculum & Course Information

  • GB 722 - Investment Analysis

The Professional's MBA with specialization in finance requires students to complete two additional elective courses (6 credits) at the upper level. Select from the following courses:

  • GB 721 - Advanced Financial Analysis
  • GB 723 - Portfolio Management
  • GB 724 - Financial Markets and Institutions
  • GB 726 - International Finance
  • GB 727 - Investment Banking
  • GB 822 - Fixed Income Securities
  • GB 823 - Derivatives and Risk Management
  • GB 825 - Special Topics in Finance
  • GB 827 - Valuation
  • GB 828 - Sellinger Applied Portfolio

Special topics courses are also available for the MBA in finance specialization that are not listed specifically in the course catalogue. Special topic MBA finance courses are updated by academic year or term to discuss contemporary issues in finance and to meet the needs and requests of students.

MBA Specializations

In addition to an MBA in Finance, our Professional’s MBA program can be customized for four other specializations:

Loyola’s rigorous curriculum and focus on real-world business problems demanded new avenues of thought, enhanced my natural inclinations, and transformed me into an adaptable leader.

—Awais Akbar ’08

I come from a technical background, and I have the management experience, but the Loyola MBA provided a way to blend the two.

—Martin Feinkeng ’07

All the classes I took, all the professors I learned from and all the fellow colleagues I worked with enriched my education and left me with a piece of knowledge I didn’t have before.

—Mike Barberio ’10

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