Department of Finance
Alexey Petkevich, Chair
The Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program with the major in Finance at the University of Toledo (UT) is designed to take students with the B.B.A. degree to the next level in order to meet the increasing requirements of the business environment. The program provides background and prepares students to careers in investment and consumer banking, corporate finance, international and institutional finance. As an M.B.A. finance student at the University of Toledo, you will learn how to:
- Understand, plan, and make decisions about a wide range of financial management issues. In particular, students will learn how to make the investment, financing, and payout corporate decisions.
- Make advanced capital budgeting decision, manage the cost of capital, provide enterprise valuation, evaluate mergers and acquisitions deals, and estimate the value of real options.
- Examine bond and stock valuation. Students will also learn investment characteristics of individual securities and markets as well as performance evaluation of portfolios.
- Make financial decisions in the context of financial markets and institutions. Students will learn interest rate theory, the monetary policy of the Federal Reserve, financial instruments characteristics, banking management.
The curriculum also features the student-managed portfolio (SMP) class. Selected students will get an opportunity to participate in the active portfolio management training in the state of art Lillian E. and John B. Neff trading facility. Student Portfolio Managers apply equity selection analysis and portfolio risk analytics to manage the endowed fund.
The minimum number of credit hours required to graduate with an M.B.A. in finance is 33 credit hours. The M.B.A. in Finance includes 11 courses. Eight are from the M.B.A. core and three finance electives. Students without the Common Body of Knowledge courses from undergraduate preparation will be required to take additional classes at the graduate level.
The finance department and the College are accredited by the AACSB.
|FINA 5210||Economics For Business Decisions (Common body of knowledge)||3|
|FINA 5310||Managerial Finance (Common body of knowledge) Prerequisite ACCT 5000||3|
|BUAD 6200||Financial Systems (Prerequisite to FINA 6000 electives)||3|
|FINA 6130||Advanced Corporate Finance||3|
|FINA 6140||Investments And Security Analysis||3|
|FINA 6150||Financial Institutions And Markets||3|
|FINA 6340||Derivative Securities||3|
|FINA 6370||MBA International Financial Management||3|
|FINA 6480||Student Managed Portfolio Interview required||3|
|FINA 6750||Research In Finance Instructor approval||1-3|