Finance and Business Administration, MSFMBA—Part-Time

Today’s rapidly changing business world is disrupting industries, and businesses need leaders highly skilled in both finance and business. D’Amore-McKim’s Part-Time MS in Finance/MBA combined-degree program is designed to integrate business knowledge with a deep understanding of finance, preparing students to be the leaders that today’s business world demands.

Faculty thought leaders apply their unique practice-oriented approach to their curriculum, which gives students the opportunity to learn from true professors of practice.   

This 72-credit combined master’s degree is offered for part-time study and is designed for working professionals. Classes start in September and January, and students can enroll in courses just one night a week or accelerate their program by enrolling in multiple classes at a time.

Core Requirements

Accounting
ACCT 6200Financial Reporting and Managerial Decision Making 13
ACCT 6201Financial Reporting and Managerial Decision Making 21.5
Management
HRMG 6200Managing People and Organizations3
INTB 6200Managing the Global Enterprise3
MGSC 6200Information Analysis3
MGSC 6204Managing Information Resources1.5
SCHM 6201Operations and Supply Chain Management3
STRT 6200Strategic Decision Making in a Changing Environment3
Marketing
MKTG 6200Creating and Sustaining Customer Markets3
MECN 6200Global Competition and Market Dominance3
Entrepreneurship
ENTR 6200Enterprise Growth and Innovation3
Finance
FINA 6200Value Creation through Financial Decision Making3
FINA 6203Investment Analysis3
FINA 6204International Finance Management3
FINA 6205Financial Strategy3
FINA 6206Finance Seminar3

Concentrations

Students in the part-time program may apply for up to two concentrations. Each concentration requires 9 credits of coursework except for the Business Management for Health Care concentration, which requires 12 credits, as outlined below.

Concentration in Business Management for Healthcare

Required Core
HINF 5105The American Healthcare System3
HRMG 6220Health Organization Management3
STRT 6220Strategic Management for Healthcare Organizations3
Electives
Complete 3 credit hours from the following:3
Healthcare Finance
Introduction to Health Informatics and Health Information Systems
Evaluating Healthcare Quality
Economic Perspectives on Health Policy
Managing Healthcare Supply Chain Operations

Concentration in Corporate Finance

Required Core
FINA 6205Financial Strategy3
Electives
Complete 6 credit hours from the following:6
International Finance Management
Financial Modeling
Investment Banking
Mergers, Acquisitions, and Private Equity
Business Turnarounds
Valuation and Value Creation
Disrupting the Finance and Insurance Service Industries
Entrepreneurial Finance and Venture Capital

Concentration in Corporate Renewal

Complete 9 credit hours from the following:9
Social Enterprise
Intellectual Property and Other Legal Aspects of Business and Innovation
Business Turnarounds
Valuation and Value Creation
Creating an Innovative Organization
Leadership
Great Companies
Law for Managers and Entrepreneurs
Negotiations
New Product Development
Market Focused Strategy

Concentration in Entrepreneurship

Complete 9 credit hours from the following:9
Business Planning for New Ventures
Social Enterprise
Business Model Design and Innovation
Financing Ventures from Early Stage to Exit
Family Business Leadership and Governance
Competing in Dynamic, Innovation-Driven Markets
Intellectual Property and Other Legal Aspects of Business and Innovation
Acquisitions, Alliances, and Growth
Platform Innovation
New Product Development
Managing a Technology-Based Business

Concentration in International Business

Required Core
INTB 6212Cultural Aspects of International Business3
Electives
Complete 6 credit hours from the following:6
Acquisitions, Alliances, and Growth
International Finance Management
Creating Sustainable Competitive Advantage through Global Innovation
Competing to Win in Emerging Markets
Becoming a Global Leader
International Field Study
Doing Business in Emerging Markets
International Marketing
Global Supply Chain Strategy

Concentration in Investments

Required Core
FINA 6203Investment Analysis3
Electives
Complete 6 credit hours from the following:6
Financial Modeling
Financial Risk Management
Fixed Income Securities and Risk
Investment Banking
Real Estate Finance and Investment
Portfolio Management
Advanced Topics in Finance

Concentration in Marketing

Complete 9 credit hours from the following:9
Marketing Research
International Marketing
New Product Development
Market Focused Strategy
Managing Customer Engagement in a Service World
Digital Marketing
Brand and Advertising Management
B2B and Strategic Sales
Consumer Behavior
Special Topics in Marketing

Concentration in Mutual Fund Management

Required Core
FINA 6203Investment Analysis3
FINA 6219Portfolio Management3
Electives
Complete 3 credit hours through our student-managed mutual fund. Each course is 1 credit and may be taken multiple times. At least 1 credit must be as a fund manager (FINA 6361).3
Fund Management for Analysts
Fund Management for Managers

Concentration in Operation and Supply Chain Management

Complete 9 credit hours from the following:9
Logistics and Transportation Management
Global Supply Chain Strategy
Sourcing and Procurement
Supply Chain Analytics
Sustainability and Supply Chain Management
Managing Healthcare Supply Chain Operations
Demand Planning and Forecasting

Concentration in Technical Entrepreneurship

Complete 9 credit hours from the following:9
Business Planning for New Ventures
Financing Ventures from Early Stage to Exit
Intellectual Property and Other Legal Aspects of Business and Innovation
Entrepreneurial Finance for High Tech Companies
Entrepreneurial Finance and Venture Capital
Emerging and Disruptive Technologies
Entrepreneurial Marketing and Selling
Lean Design and Development
Managing a Technology-Based Business
The Technical Entrepreneur as Leader

Electives

Finance Electives
Complete 12 semester hours of graduate-level FINA courses.12
Business Electives
Complete 15 semester hours of graduate-level courses from the following subject areas:15
ACCT, ENTR, FINA, HRMG, INTB, MECN, MKTG, MGMT, SCHM, and STRT
Note: Additional finance courses may be taken as electives.

Program Credit/GPA Requirements

72 total semester hours required
Minimum 3.000 GPA required