The Finance emphasis provides a solid knowledge base in areas of corporate financial management, investments, and financial planning. Using state-of-the-art investment tools, students apply classroom knowledge to value financial assets and solve real-world problems while learning the newest theoretical developments. Program instructors utilize the Applied Investment Center and provide training for students on Bloomberg certification and other financial modeling techniques.
MBA students that would like to earn an emphasis in Finance must complete nine credits from the available courses, which are all offered online. Students interested in a deeper study of the subject may be interested in the Master of Science in Finance degree program. The Master of Science in Finance and MBA with an emphasis in Finance work well as a dual degree option, as well.
Courses by MBA emphasis are listed in the Graduate Catalog.
UW-Whitewater MBA graduates are surveyed each year. Information for the Finance emphasis is provided below, including placement rate, highlighted employers, common position titles and salary information. Industry-reported salary information has also been provided.
American Family Insurance, Associated Bank, KPMG, Oshkosh Corporation, Royal Capital Group, UnitedHealth Group
Accountant, Client Manager, Financial Analyst, Portfolio Manager, Risk Analyst
1 Based on 2016 - 2017 survey data
2 Self-reported data from survey respondents
3 Payscale.com national salary data