Online Master of Business Administration with a Finance Concentration

Seize new career opportunities and meet the demand for business leaders with financial expertise.

10/18/21 Next Application Due Date
11/1/21 Start Classes

Program Overview


Get insights into our 100 percent online MBA with a Finance Concentration program

$15,400* Total Tuition
As few as 10 months Duration
44 Credit Hours

Deepen your financial management knowledge and managerial decision-making capabilities via coursework that focuses on the most important aspects of financial management in the international arena. The online Master of Business Administration with a Finance Concentration program from Eastern Washington University empowers you with skills in financial statement analysis, international financial management and international investment while giving you techniques with real-world application.

Curriculum for this flexible online MBA includes core courses in data-driven decision making, corporate finance, marketing management, leadership and ethics, operations management, and advanced accounting. You also must complete a capstone course that builds on your knowledge gained during the program and grows your strategic thinking abilities.

EWU is one of the only schools in Washington to offer an MBA program 100 percent online and the GMAT is waived for many applicants.

The Eastern Washington University School of Business is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International).

In this online program, you will learn to:

  • analyze and assess contemporary issues confronting financial managers and use financial tools to solve corporate problems;
  • read, interpret and compare financial statements, understand cash flow, accounts on a company's balance sheet and income statements, basic profitability and risk analysis issues;
  • understand financial and investment management in the international arena including international markets, exchange rate determination and strategic decision making as it pertains to risk decisions and portfolio management;
  • demonstrate competency in both written and oral business communication skills;
  • incorporate ethical and global considerations into business activities;
  • provide leadership and facilitate positive interpersonal business relationships.
  • analyze and assess contemporary issues confronting financial managers and use financial tools to solve corporate problems;
  • read, interpret and compare financial statements, understand cash flow, accounts on a company's balance sheet and income statements, basic profitability and risk analysis issues;
  • understand financial and investment management in the international arena including international markets, exchange rate determination and strategic decision making as it pertains to risk decisions and portfolio management;
  • demonstrate competency in both written and oral business communication skills;
  • incorporate ethical and global considerations into business activities;
  • provide leadership and facilitate positive interpersonal business relationships.

Career opportunities:

  • Cash Manager
  • Consultant
  • Investment Banking Associate
  • Financial Analyst
  • Corporate Controller
  • Cash Manager
  • Consultant
  • Investment Banking Associate
  • Financial Analyst
  • Corporate Controller

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$15,400* Total Tuition
As few as 10 months Duration
44 Credit Hours

The Eastern Washington University School of Business is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International).

"I wanted to get a better understanding of the business from a management perspective. I also wanted to understand more about financial management and economics. The MBA provided that outlook for me."

– Alexis Alexander

EWU Master of Business Administration graduate

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Tuition


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The EWU online MBA with a Finance Concentration program offers the same affordable, pay-by-the-course tuition to students residing in and out of the state of Washington.

Tuition breakdown:

$350 Per Credit Hour
$15,400* Total Tuition

*Tuition and fees subject to change. Total program cost does not include foundation courses. If foundation courses are required, the cost will be added to the total program cost.

Tuition breakdown:

$350 Per Credit Hour
$15,400* Total Tuition

Calendar


Discover the dates and deadlines that keep you on pace for an accelerated graduation

The online MBA with a Finance Concentration is designed to be efficient for working professionals, featuring six-week courses and seven start dates a year. View the full calendar to find the best start date for you, along with deadlines for registration, required documents, and tuition payment.

Now enrolling:

10/18/21 Next Application Deadline
11/1/21 Start Classes
TermProgram Start DateApplication DeadlineDocument DeadlineRegistration DeadlineTuition DeadlineLast Class Day
Fall I9/20/219/3/219/13/219/15/219/18/2110/31/21
Fall II11/1/2110/18/2110/25/2110/27/2110/30/2112/12/21
Winter I1/3/2212/16/2112/23/2112/28/211/1/222/13/22
Winter II2/14/221/31/222/7/222/9/222/12/223/27/22
Spring I4/4/223/21/223/28/223/30/224/2/225/15/22
Spring II5/16/225/2/225/9/225/11/225/14/226/26/22
Summer I7/11/226/24/227/1/227/6/227/9/228/21/22
Fall I9/19/229/2/229/12/229/14/229/17/2210/30/22
Fall II10/31/2210/17/2210/24/2210/26/2210/29/2212/11/22

Now enrolling:

10/18/21 Next Application Deadline
11/1/21 Start Classes

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Admissions


Determine what documents you need to get started on EWU’s online MBA. if our online MBA is the right fit for your educational needs

The admission process for the online MBA with a Finance Concentration is simple and streamlined. Our generous GMAT waiver makes it even easier for you to get started right away, without taking time away from your professional or personal commitments.

Admission Requirements:

  • Professional resume
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Cumulative 3.0 GPA

Online MBA Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 in the last 90 quarter or 60 semester-graded postsecondary credit hours OR:
    • Applicants with a GPA of at least 2.5 in the last 90 quarter or 60 semester graded credits of postsecondary academic coursework AND at least three years of professional work experience as verified by a professional resume will be considered on a case-by-case basis
    • Applicants with a GPA of at least 2.5 in the last 90 quarter or 60 semester graded credits of postsecondary academic coursework AND an index score (GPA x 200 + GMAT) ≥ 1050 will be considered on a case-by-case basis
    • Applicants with a GPA lower than 2.5 may considered on a case-by-case basis and must have an index score of (GPA x 200 + GMAT) ≥ 1050
  • Transcripts from all previous colleges/universities attended
  • Professional resume

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Courses


Take a deeper dive into the classes for your online MBA with a Finance Concentration

In order to earn the online Master of Business Administration with a Finance Concentration, you must complete 11 courses (44 credit hours), comprised of 28 credit hours of core courses, 12 credit hours of finance concentration courses and four credit hours of electives. If you don't have a business undergraduate degree, you will benefit from up to 12 additional credit hours of concurrent foundation courses.

Foundation courses provide the opportunity to gain additional knowledge needed to be successful in subsequent MBA coursework.

  • Students with a bachelor's degree in business from an accredited college or university are not required to take foundation coursework.
  • Students with a non-business bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university will be required to take foundation coursework unless they are able to show competency in the required foundation areas, based on previous academic coursework. Required foundations will be assessed on a course-by-course basis.
  • BADM 502 and BADM 505 can also be satisfied with Ivy equivalent courses. Contact MBA Advisor for details.
Duration: 6 weeks
Credit Hours: 4
This accelerated course deals with the application of basic theory and analytical techniques to financial decision making. Topics include time value of money, risk and return, capital management, cost of capital, option theory, capital structure decisions, dividend policy, and the market for corporate control. Note: this MBA foundation course, a prerequisite to all MBA finance courses, does not count toward the required MBA degree credits.
Duration: 6 weeks
Credit Hours: 4
An accelerated course in descriptive and inferential statistics, including basic regression analysis, chi-square analysis and quality control methodology. Note: this MBA foundation course, a prerequisite to BADM 520, does not count toward the required MBA degree credits.
Duration: 6 weeks
Credit Hours: 4
An accelerated course in understanding and using accounting information and accounting information systems in a business environment: includes coverage of both financial and managerial accounting information. Note: this MBA foundation course, a prerequisite to all MBA accounting courses, does not count toward the required MBA degree credits.
Students in the MBA program will take the following core courses.
Duration: 6 weeks
Credit Hours: 4
A career in management is likely to involve decision making based on data. It is important to be able to organize and use data appropriately and intelligently to make decisions. This course provides an understanding of the statistical and data analysis tools that are necessary in managerial decision making. It should make you aware of how data analysis tools can be used and misused within an organization. Prerequisites: successful completion of BADM 503 or approved equivalency.
Duration: 6 weeks
Credit Hours: 4
This course covers an analysis of valuation issues and project analysis as well as the relationship between risk, capital structure, cost of capital and dividend policy. It examines contemporary issues and problems confronting financial managers. Prerequisites: successful completion of BADM 502 or approved equivalency.
Duration: 6 weeks
Credit Hours: 4
This course is a study of both the theoretical and applied aspects of the marketing process. It covers the elements of successful marketing strategies, marketing decision-making and the impact of marketing on business.
Duration: 6 weeks
Credit Hours: 4
This course inquires as to leaders and leadership from a perspective of ethics. It asks the student to think about principled leadership through three complex lenses: personal character, accountability, and pragmatism (ethical action in an uncertain, competitive, and imperfect world). Each of these lenses reflects traditions in moral philosophy and each emphasizes fundamental aspects of leaders' responsibilities.
Duration: 6 weeks
Credit Hours: 4
This course explores models and methods of production and service management. It provides a conceptual foundation and quantitative tools that can be applied to specific business problems. Topics may include, but are not limited to, process choice, product design, quality management, principles of supply chain management, facility planning, forecasting, inventory management and scheduling.
Duration: 6 weeks
Credit Hours: 4
This course focuses on the use of accounting information and accounting information systems in business decision making. Prerequisites: successful completion of BADM 505 or approved equivalency.
Duration: 6 weeks
Credit Hours: 4
This capstone course requires students to use knowledge from all previous coursework to analyze, evaluate, and solve complex organizational problems in case study, simulation or projects formats. It builds on that knowledge to develop strategic thinking about organizations and their environments in conditions of uncertainty. Prerequisites: be registered in the last or second-to-last quarter of the MBA program.
Students choosing the MBA with a Finance Concentration must also take the following Finance courses.
Duration: 6 weeks
Credit Hours: 4
This course prepares students to read, interpret and analyze financial statements. The course integrates various concepts and different procedures to provide both financial and accounting set of important analytical tools including abilities to read, interpret and compare financial statements, understand cash flow, different accounts on companies’ balance sheet and income statements, basic profitability and risk analysis issues. Prerequisites: successful completion of BADM 502 or approved equivalency. It is strongly recommended that BADM 530 be taken before BADM 531.
Duration: 6 weeks
Credit Hours: 4
Surveys the important aspects of financial management in the international arena, including international financial markets, exchange rate determination, exchange rate and country risks, risk hedging and financial management in international organizations. Prerequisites: successful completion of BADM 502 or approved equivalency. It is strongly recommended that BADM 530 be taken before BADM 532.
Duration: 6 weeks
Credit Hours: 4
This course examines foreign exchange rates and relationships, international asset pricing, differences in equity markets, analysis of equity and debt securities, global investing and diversification. It includes equity analysis and portfolio management. Prerequisites: successful completion of BADM 502 or approved equivalency. It is strongly recommended that BADM 530 be taken before BADM 533.
Students in this concentration must take one of the following electives.
Duration: 6 weeks
Credit Hours: 4
The course is designed to extend and apply the knowledge base in cost accounting and provide a further understanding of managerial accounting issues in planning, organizing and controlling organizational activities. Topics include analyzing and managing costs, developing cost systems that facilitate decision-making, identifying opportunities for improving business process, and developing measures to assess performance. Focus is on cost control and profit analysis. Prerequisites: successful completion of BADM 505 or approved equivalency.
Duration: 6 weeks
Credit Hours: 4
Forensic literally means the scientific methods and investigations needed to prepare financial information to be presented in a courtroom. Forensic accountants are trained to look beyond the numbers and deal with the reality of a situation from human and numerical information. This course examines all the aspects of a financial crime: accounting, audit, and human behavior. Your final project will focus on crimes involving fraud in international companies to determine if this type of crime is different in an international versus US setting.

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