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MBA Finance Track

Choosing a finance focused degree path prepares you to be a well-versed finance professional, responsible for managing and improving wealth for a number of entities. Whether it be for families, small businesses, or large corporations, you will require an advanced skill-set tailored to understanding investment strategies and a number of technically advanced skills. The University of Wyoming MBA Program will provide you with the knowledge you need to effectively implement management and leadership aspects of business with technical skills needed for careers in finance.

Completing our specialized finance track will improve your knowledge and your decision-making capability, making you an asset in today's competitive marketplace.

Pre-Term Expectations

Students will be required to take a pre-term assessment to determine their proficiency in quantitatively-based subjects. Deficiencies in these subject areas will require completion of a short foundational course (approximately 20 hours of time required to complete each course). Addressing potential deficiencies prior to beginning the MBA core curriculum will ensure that all students are equipped for success in their subsequent studies.

Students will also participate in a one to two-week team building orientation prior to the start of their fall coursework.

Core Curriculum

Students admitted to the Early Career MBA, Energy Management MBA, MBA in Finance, and any of the full-time dual degree programs will complete the following core curriculum courses: 

Fall 1

Spring 1

Summer

Fall 2

Business Research Methods

Operations Mgmt.

Consulting Project

Strategic Mgmt.

Org. Behavior & HRM

Entrepreneurial Mgmt.

Financial Accounting

Financial Mgmt.

Data & Decision Modeling

Marketing Mgmt.

Managerial Economics

Managerial Accounting

Prof. Development I

Prof. Development II

Decision Making I

Decision Making II

 

*To view the course descriptions, please view our University Catalog.

*For MBA Tuition and Fee information, please visit our Cost of Attendance page or email cobgradprograms@uwyo.edu

Finance Courses

Upon successful completion of all MBA core curriculum requirements, students in the finance track will take 21 additional credit hours to satisfy the finance track course requirements in the second Fall and Spring semesters: 

  • Investment Management & Analysis

  • Corporate Finance & Governance

  • Topics: Valuation

  • Wealth Management

  • Energy Finance: Securities, Hedging & Trading

  • International Business

  • Energy Finance: Project Evaluation

*The curriculum is subject to change at the discretion of the MBA Director.

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MBA Program

College of Business

Department 3275

1000 E. University Avenue

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-2482

Email: cobgradprograms@uwyo.edu

1000 E. University Ave. Laramie, WY 82071
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