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In the business world, finance is fundamental.

Regardless of your industry or role, understanding valuation and risk is vital for making sound business decisions.

Broad’s world-class finance faculty bring real-world experience into the classroom, while producing research that garners top awards from leading journals. As an MBA student with a finance concentration, you will be immersed in a robust curriculum that pairs finance courses with electives in accounting, preparing you to handle complex jobs from analyst to mergers and acquisitions specialist to venture capitalist.

If you are interested in pursuing what is widely considered the investment profession’s most rigorous credentialing program, as a Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA) Program Partner, MBA in Finance courses will prepare you for the exams.

There’s no limit to what Broad MBA graduates are capable of doing. See where the finance concentration can take you.

Key Placement Areas

Corporate Finance


Investment Management

Financial Markets

Financial Services


Finance Concentration Courses

Our finance faculty prepare MBA students to evaluate the risks of doing business and the prospects of earning a suitable rate of return. Robust coursework offerings emphasize a number of topics of interest to the corporate finance space. This area of study is paired with offerings from our renowned accounting faculty to offer a robust group of opportunities for the aspiring finance professional. Finance course offerings available to MBA students typically include:

Accounting Courses (Recommended)

Opportunities for Finance MBAs

Access to Financial Data

Equipped with trading desks, real-time data feeds and other financial trading room technology, the Financial Analysis Lab (FAL) allows students to monitor and research portfolio holdings, develop investment ideas and recommend securities for purchase or sale.

Real-World Investing Experience

Manage the resources of the $5M Student Investment Fund (SIF) using the Financial Analysis Lab trading environment. The approximately $5 million SIF is a sub-account of the MSU Foundation portfolio.


Join the MBA Finance Association to research careers and network in the field. This student-organized group sponsors a Finance Career Fair, the development of alumni contacts, the Finance Speaker Series, and an annual CFA promotion and seminar.

Student Treks

Participate in student treks, such as to a valuation seminar at Amway.

Case Study Competitions

Test your expertise at case study competitions such as the ACG Cup.

Social Impact

Volunteer for social impact projects, such as promoting financial literacy.