You know finance. Now multiply that advantage by diving deeper and thinking bigger at the same time. Earning an M.B.A. with a Finance major from Nova Southeastern University's College of Business empowers accelerated career growth in ways a traditional Master’s Degree in Finance can’t.

Build senior-level business savvy, with a well-rounded curriculum covering all key disciplines, while also furthering your financial expertise. The combination is a formidable advantage for startups and C-level positions alike.

  • Combines core M.B.A. classes with specialized focus on corporate finance, securities analysis, portfolio management, and financial institutions and markets.
  • Finance major emphasizes theory and analysis, including relevant techniques of economic analysis, mathematics, and statistics.
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I try to help students overcome the fear of time value of money (TVM) concept by teaching that it’s just a simple system with five variables. When students grasp finance concepts and learn to apply them in both their personal and professional lives, finance becomes fun.

H. Young Baek, Ph.D., co-chair and professor | Finance

Quick Facts

NSU's M.B.A. program is 37-46 total credits to complete, depending on undergraduate coursework.
Start Dates
The M.B.A. in Finance Major is available to start in August, October, January, March, and May.
Delivery Options
Classes for the Master of Business Administration program with major in Finance are offered weeknights at NSU's Fort Lauderdale/Davie campus and online (asynchronously).
Visit the Tuition and Fees page for more information. Discounted rates are available through our employer tuition program.
Application Deadline
Fall I: August 1
Fall II: October 1
Winter I: December 1
Winter II: March 1
Summer: May 1

Tuition Assistance for NSU Business Programs

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Employer Tuition Assistance Program

NSU Business partners with more than 135 local and national organizations to offer discounted employee tuition of up to 20% through our employer tuition program.

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NSU Alumni Tuition Discount

NSU alumni are eligible for a tuition award of 20% off any graduate business degree. Alumni also receive an application fee waiver and access to a dedicated adviser to assist throughout the admission process.

Alumni Tuition Discount Information

Finance Curriculum

M.B.A. Core Courses (22-31 credits)


(ACT 5001*
Introductory Accounting
/Credits: 3)
(ACT 5140
Accounting for Decision Makers
/Credits: 3)
(FIN 5008*
Business Finance
/Credits: 3)
(FIN 5130
Financial Management
/Credits: 3)
(ISM 5150
Information Strategy for Digital Transformation
/Credits: 3)
(MGT 5001*
Developing Academic and Career Success
/Credits: 1)
(MGT 5105
Managing Organizational Behavior in a Dynamic and Complex World
/Credits: 3)
(MGT 5170
Apply Strategy for Managers
/Credits: 3)
(MKT 5125
Marketing Decisions for Managers
/Credits: 3)
(QNT 5000*
Foundations of Business Statistics
/Credits: 3)
(QNT 5160
Analytical Modeling for Decision Making
/Credits: 3)

Finance (15 credits) - Choose Four


(FIN 5504
Real World Finance and Sustainability
/Credits: 3)
(FIN 5515
International Finance in a Sustainable World
/Credits: 3)
(FIN 5540
/Credits: 3)
(FIN 5545
Financial Engineering
/Credits: 3)
(FIN 5570
Advanced Corporate Finance and Sustainability
/Credits: 3)

Choose One: 


(Open elective
Any course in HCBE excluding CHS, ISEC, MSIT, and MMIS prefixes
/Credits: 3)
(FIN 5580
Finance Internship
/Credits: 3)
*Students who completed undergraduate courses in accounting, finance, or statistics within the past five years are encouraged to complete a free, online, self-paced review course in each of the three noted disciplines. Students who completed these courses between five and ten years are required to complete the noted review course(s). Waivers will only be considered when an equivalent course with a grade of C has been earned in the past 5 years. Courses may be waived at the discretion of the department chair or designee when the student can demonstrate current knowledge and consistent use of skills and abilities that align with one or more of the three undergraduate disciplines. To seek such a waiver, the student must provide to the chair or designee a current resume and short essay that describes past and current work activities that support the waiver(s). The student may submit supplemental information at their discretion.

** Students must take MGT 5001 in their first term.
For a full list of all course descriptions, visit students: Please consult your Academic Adviser for program requirements or access SharkLink for your Degree Works audit. Program requirements are subject to change, and your Academic Adviser or Degree works audit can provide you with the courses required for your catalog term.