Raise your stock
Boost your career with an MBA in financial valuation and investment management from Lynn University. Learn advanced finance skills that will help you reach that next level.
This MBA in finance program is ideal for those looking to become an expert in portfolio management and macro level investment management. You’ll learn new branches of investment that look at human behaviors and market factors.
A graduate-level degree can help you reach your career goals. With the financial management program, you’ll learn traditional business and management skills with a specialization in finance and investment.
What you’ll learn in the MBA in finance program
- Advanced financial management and investment theories
- Quantitative accounting approaches
- Behavioral finance and technical analysis
- Succession planning—a topic rarely taught elsewhere
Working full time? Have family obligations? Earn your MBA completely online and get the flexibility you need.
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At Lynn University, we embrace technology by encouraging our students to engage with course content through iPads, and our professors can develop custom course materials.
Financial valuation and investment management curriculum
An MBA in finance and investment management will provide you with a solid foundation in business and financial management. You’ll learn from industry experts active in the financial markets who will help you hone your skills in financial analysis and management to ensure a successful future. Coursework is offered in accelerated eight-week terms, allowing you to complete your degree in as little as one year. n this program, you're required to complete the Securities Industry Essentials (SIE) course and certification, and the series seven course and certification as part of two of the major courses.
Graduates must complete a total of 36 credits in the following categories:
- 18 MBA foundational credits
- 9 elective credits
- 9 specialization credits
MBA 646: Measuring and Managing Value
Apply financial theory and models to valuing companies and investment projects. Study analysis of financial statements, estimation of incremental cash flows, determination of cost of capital, valuation of projects and companies, and valuation for mergers and acquisitions. Learn valuation techniques, including capital asset pricing model, arbitrage pricing theory, equity valuation models, discounted cash flow models and financial ration models.
MBA 647: Portfolio Management and Analysis
Study the modern practices of valuing financial securities and managing investment portfolios. Learn about securities and capital markets, portfolio optimization methods, asset management and allocation strategies for institutional and individual investors, domestic and international portfolio management, risk management and performance measurement techniques, and efficient market equity valuations.
MBA 649: Investment Management Seminar
Utilize the knowledge and skills acquired in the classroom to real-world settings with two experiences: 1) a course simulation where students throughout the term will be managing a portfolio of financial assets. 2) a consulting project in which the class will be serving as a consulting firm to companies looking to develop new business opportunities and new markets. This project will include financial forecasting, cost basis building for projects, and market research analysis in order to determine if the project is financially feasible for the company's goals and objectives given their financial constraints.
Finance jobs and careers
With an MBA in finance, you will have remarkable opportunities across a wide business spectrum. Alumni of the finance MBA at Lynn have gone on to work for well-known firms, such as Omnicon Group, Morgan Stanley and Merrill Lynch. Upon graduation, you can apply for a variety of finance jobs, including:
- Financial analyst
- Chief financial officer
- Finance manager
- Venture capital fund manager
- Institutional money manager
- Pension fund manager