Online MBA in Financial Services

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Every time the market shifts, there’s demand for financial experts like you. At Maryville University, you can earn an online MBA in Financial Services that prepares you to advance as a financial planner. Here, you can gain insights from our experienced and esteemed faculty and benefit from partnerships with Fortune 500 companies. Together, we can help you learn to lead with trusted financial expertise.

Your online MBA in Finance serves as a powerful tool that helps you develop skills in financial planning so you can confidently steer investments and help lead today’s top financial institutions. It’s designed to help you graduate with in-demand expertise, a respected MBA, and the tools to seek finance industry certification. At Maryville, you can prepare to secure the future you want in financial services.

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Choose from multiple start dates

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Utilize eligible transfer credits

Why choose Maryville for your online MBA in Finance degree?

You want to brave the business world. We’ve been there before and found success. Maryville’s online MBA in Finance degree connects you to our expert faculty as well as global business leaders through the university’s partnership with Boeing, Edward Jones, Scottrade, and many more. Here, you can prepare to advance as a financial planner, because we can show you exactly how today’s leading businesses benefit from our program insights — and how you can do the same.

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What does our online MBA in Finance degree curriculum cover?

Your MBA in Financial Services covers critical leadership sensibilities combined with modern insights into financial planning. The program starts with eight core MBA courses that help you master business law, corporate management, and global business. From there, you complete four concentration courses to earn your MBA in Finance and prepare for your Series 7 exam.

Through your concentration courses, you can develop skills to lead financial institutions, manage investments, and apply insights to benefit your personal finances. All this helps you graduate with the elite financial expertise to seek great financial services careers and the tools to pursue valuable finance industry certifications.

Online MBA in Finance Concentration Courses

Financial Industry Exam Preparation

Financial Institutions, Money and the Economy

Investment Alternatives and Portfolio Construction

Personal Financial Planning

What careers can you pursue with your online financial services MBA degree?

The financial health of every organization depends on bold analysts like you. That’s why the number of jobs for MBA in Finance graduates is projected to grow much faster than in other fields. At Maryville, we partner with global business leaders to design relevant financial services courses that can help you meet today’s increasing demand for bright financial planners.

Popular MBA in Finance Careers*

Financial Manager
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Financial Analyst
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Personal Financial Advisor
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*U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Career growth outlook based on projections for 2016-2026.

Online MBA in Finance Partners

Business is all about relationships. When you earn your online MBA in Finance with Maryville, you’ll have the opportunity to take advantage of our strong partnerships with some of the top companies in the United States, including:

  • Ameren
  • Boeing
  • Centene
  • Centric Group
  • Edward Jones
  • Express Scripts
  • Maritz
  • Mercy
  • Rawlings
  • Scottrade
  • SSM
  • Suddenlink

Meet our esteemed business degree faculty.

Learn from our esteemed faculty of business mentors. At Maryville University, our faculty maintains strong connections that cross business sectors to keep you tapped into top leadership insights that are relevant today. It’s our goal to prepare you to thrive as a financial expert.

Melissa Griswold

Melissa Griswold, Director of Financial Services

Ph.D., Finance, Economics

Dr. Melissa Griswold came to academia after a career in banking and now has 20 years of experience helping students hone finance skills to pursue more in their careers. You can be the next graduate she inspires. As director of financial services and an associate professor of finance, Dr. Griswold can help you build business expertise, establish contacts, and pursue your top ambitions in the financial services sector.

“We’ve seen considerable student interest in the financial services major. Career opportunities have never been better, and both students and parents are excited about the specific training our students receive,” Dr. Griswold says.

Learn more about our outstanding faculty.

Admissions Requirements

At Maryville, our online MBA in Finance welcomes business minds from every level. It’s our mission to support your finance career vision with a high-quality MBA that can help you qualify to join the growing financial services industry. To apply, there is no application fee and no GRE or GMAT required. Our admissions requirements are simple:

  • A four-year bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • Official academic transcripts
  • A completed online application — no fee required
  • Personal letter explaining qualifications for graduate work
  • International applicants only: Official Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with a score of 563 within two years of application

Flexible start dates

Your studies need to fit around your life and schedule. That’s why, in addition to 100% online coursework, we make our online MBA with a concentration in Finance convenient by offering multiple start times throughout the year.

You can choose from six start dates at the beginning or mid-point of the spring, summer, or fall term.

Program cost

At Maryville University, we’re committed to providing top-quality graduate education at an affordable price. Tuition for our MBA with a concentration in Financial Services is $714 per credit hour, or about $27,846 in total. For those who qualify, scholarships, financial aid, and other tuition assistance may be available.

For more information, you can check out our admissions page.

Credits to completion

Our online MBA with a concentration in Finance degree program comprises 39 credits and can be completed in as few as 14 months. Here’s how the curriculum breaks down:

  • 24 credit hours for your business core
  • 12 credit hours for your financial services concentration
  • 3 credit hours for your capstone