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Master of Business Administration Accelerated Online with a concentration in Finance

This 100% online MBA Finance program is designed to enhance your acumen in general business operations while expanding your competencies in financial management.

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Program Overview

Prepare to meet the demand for financial analysts, planners and managers with our Master of Business Administration Accelerated Online with a concentration in Finance program. This AACSB-accredited program is flexible and convenient for working professionals, enabling you to earn respected credentials and enhance your career opportunities in as few as 15 months.

As a graduate of UTPB's online MBA Finance program, you will be prepared with the confidence and competitive skill set needed to advance within corporate careers such as investment and commercial banks, financial management consultancies, private equity firms and venture capital companies.

Every online course is taught by the same distinguished UTPB faculty members who teach on campus. You'll find our faculty and staff are supportive and responsive to your needs.

In this program, you will:

Accreditation:

AACSB

UTPB’s College of Business is one of the select business programs in the nation (and the only one in the Permian Basin) to be accredited by the prestigious Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)—a distinction that has been bestowed on only five percent of the world’s business programs.

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Total Tuition

As few as 15 months

Duration

33**

Credit Hours

 

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Tuition

Our MBA Finance online program features affordable tuition and flexible payment options. Financial aid is also available to those who qualify to help alleviate the costs associated with pursuing your degree.

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Fees

Application Fee: $40
Graduation Fee: $50

Tuition and fees are subject to change without notice by action of the Board of Trustees.

Financial Aid

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Explore financial aid options that can help you fund your online degree from UTPB.

Financial assistance is available to college students who qualify and are seeking a degree. Funds from a variety of sources assist students in achieving their responsibilities in paying for college. Costs associated with attending The University of Texas Permian Basin are comprised of tuition, fees, books and supplies. Federal, State, institutional and external sources can help pay some of the expenses related to the associated costs. No person shall be excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or subject to discrimination under any program sponsored by UTPB on any basis prohibited by applicable law, including but not limited to race, color, national origin, religion, gender or disability.

To apply for financial aid:

  1. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online. Please include the UTPB Federal School Code: 009930.
  2. Complete the UTPB admission process for your accelerated online program.
  3. Monitor your email for further instructions from the UTPB Financial Aid Office.

Please contact your Financial Aid Counselor if you have any questions.

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Tuition Breakdown:

$346

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Total Tuition

Calendar

This MBA Finance program is delivered in a 100% online format with flexible, 8-week courses and six start dates a year. Find the most convenient start date for you in the calendar below and apply online by the corresponding application due date.

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01/11/21 12/14/20 01/04/21 01/08/21 01/08/21
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Admissions

Please review the admission guidelines for the MBA online program below.

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Bachelor's Degree

minimum 2.5 GPA

GMAT Scores

waiver available

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  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in the United States or proof of equivalent training at a foreign institution
  • 3.0 GPA or better in last 60 hours of coursework leading to the baccalaureate degree.
  • GMAT scores at average percentile or better
  • Regular admission entrance score: ES = (GPA x 200) + GMAT: above 1120
  • GPA below 3.0 - 2.5 in the last 60 credit hours of coursework leading to the baccalaureate degree may qualify for conditional admission with other evidence by providing at least one of the following: two letters of recommendation, or professional experience and/or awards. Conditional admission entrance score: ES = (GPA x 200) + GMAT: at least 1000.
  • A GMAT waiver is available for those with a 3.25 GPA in their undergraduate degree or 3.25 GPA in the last 60 hours of their undergraduate degree. All applicants qualifying for a waiver need to submit two letters of recommendation, at least one of them should be from an immediate supervisor or instructor. All recommendation letters must be uploaded through your myUTPB student portal.
  • Provisional status is a temporary classification offered to students that have a pending application with an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or better in the last 60 credit hours. Provisional status students may take up to 6 credit hours of approved graduate coursework (non-elective courses). GMAT scores are required by the end of the term for a final admission review.
  • All recommendation letters, work experience or awards must be uploaded through your myUTPB student portal.

Courses

To earn this MBA Finance accelerated online degree, students with a business undergraduate degree may be eligible to waive up to three courses for a maximum of 9 credit hours. In that case, the student must complete 24 credit hours of required courses and 9 credit hours of concentration courses for a total of 33 credit hours, or as advised. Students with a non-business undergraduate degree must complete 33 credit hours of required courses and 9 credit hours of concentration courses for a total of 42 credit hours.

Course Policy Waiver

The courses below may be waived based on the following previously completed coursework. A student may waive 3 courses:

  • ACCT 6301: 6 semester credit hours of accounting, including financial and managerial with a "B" average
  • FINA 6320: 9 semester credit hours of upper division finance with a "B" average
  • MNGT 6360: 6 semester credit hours of upper division management with a "B" average
  • MRKT 6310: 9 semester credit hours of upper division marketing with a "B" average

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Upon admission students will be evaluated for computer literacy and statistical literacy. Students who need additional skills in these areas are referred to MATH 6301 (statistical literacy). MATH 6301 must be taken before the student enrolls in MNGT 6303, FINA 6320, MNGT 6361, MNGT 6366 or electives in marketing, finance or economics.

MATH 6301: Statistics

Duration: 16 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Statistical concepts emphasizing simple and multiple regression, hypothesis testing and analysis of variance. Prerequisite: one year of college level mathematics.

Students must complete the following core courses. Business undergraduate students may be eligible to waive up to 6 hours.

ACCT 6301: Accounting Analysis

Duration: 8 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

A foundation in the fundamentals of financial and managerial accounting information designed for the planning, assessment, and control of business entities. Emphasizes the use of information for decision making.

FINA 6320: Financial Management

Duration: 8 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Survey of foundational concepts in finance; in particular, discounted cash flow analysis and its applications to valuation of bonds, stocks, and corporate capital assets. Introduction to the following topics: bond and stock markets; pricing mechanisms in those markets; relationship between risk and return; capital budgeting methods based on discounted cash flow valuation. Prerequisite: ACCT 6301 or equivalent.

MNGT 6320: Production & Operation Management

Duration: 8 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

The role of the operations management function within the context of an organization, be it public or private, profit or nonprofit, manufacturing or service. The course emphasizes the application of concepts of in process analysis, material management, and quality management. Both quantitative and behavioral perspectives are presented.

MNGT 6360: Organizational Behavior

Duration: 8 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

The systematic study of individual, team, and structural characteristics that influence behavior within organizations. Cross-cultural applications are discussed.

MRKT 6310: Marketing Management

Duration: 8 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

An analysis of the customer/market relationships with the company in an open market system characterized by the presence of strong competition within a very fluid business environment. Managerial decision making with this matrix will be stressed.

ACCT 6311: Information Systems Management

Duration: 8 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Methods and problem resolution in developing and managing company-wide information systems.

MNGT 6301: Legal Environment of Business

Duration: 8 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

A foundation in the role of law in our system of business and commerce, both facilitating and constraining business decision- making. In addition, this course will introduce the operation of legal institutions and the fundamentals of legal reasoning.

MNGT 6303: Analytical Models for Decision-Making

Duration: 8 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

This course examines deterministic linear programming, networks and dynamic programming. It emphasizes formation and utilization of programming computer packages.

MNGT 6361: Business Research Methods

Duration: 8 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

The course looks at research in the business environment. The research process paradigm is thoroughly investigated with a special emphasis on the role of business research in management decision-making.

MNGT 6366: Strategic Management

Duration: 8 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Opportunity for development and implementation of knowledge from multiple disciplines and integration of viewpoints of different functions of an organization. Case evaluation and discussion are stressed.

MRKT 6301: International Business

Duration: 8 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

The course investigates government and businesses across borders and the dynamics between countries/regions, including country profiles, regional integration, trade, law and foreign direct investment. This course is macro in nature and focuses on international business and its overriding theories, and how to apply them in management decisions.

FINA 6322: Management of Financial Institutions

Duration: 8 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

This course is a study of management of financial institutions in a global financial services environment. The course covers risk identification, measurement, and management; regulatory compliance; capital adequacy; liquidity; and profitability from the perspective of a financial manager. Prerequisite(s): FINA 6320 or equivalent.

FINA 6325: Financial Derivatives I

Duration: 8 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Introduction to futures and forward contracts and their markets, including how these derivatives are created and traded. The course covers how businesses can use these contracts to hedge risk. Students are introduced to the principles of valuation and pricing for these securities and the mathematical models that apply. Swaps may be covered if time permits. Prerequisite(s): FINA 6320 or equivalent.

FINA 6330: International Finance

Duration: 8 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

A comprehensive study of international financial markets that covers currency exchange mechanisms in theory and practice, including international monetary systems, offshore financial markets, and currency risk management, including interest rate and currency futures, options, and swaps. Prerequisite(s): FINA 6320 or equivalent.

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*If you have an undergraduate business degree, total tuition is $11,418; If you have an undergraduate degree in a non-business discipline, total tuition is $14,532.

**If you have an undergraduate business degree, you may be eligible to waive a maximum of 9 credit hours completing the program with as few as 33 credit hours; If you have an undergraduate degree in a non-business discipline, you must complete 42 credit hours.

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