Master of Business Administration in Finance

Lucrative Financial Analysis Skills for a Diverse Business Landscape

An MBA Your Way at Your Pace

Our MBA Your Way program is designed with busy working professionals in mind. Our 8-week classes offer an accelerated completion time, while still allowing you to go at your own pace. We offer flexible scheduling and formats, and convenient locations in New Albany and at the IU Southeast Graduate Center in Jeffersonville, just across the bridge from downtown Louisville.

Invest in Your Future Today

Our program equips you with the knowledge and skills to tackle financial challenges with confidence. The skills and knowledge you gain can benefit you throughout your career, providing a strong return on investment.

Deepen your understanding of financial modeling, investment analysis, risk management, and other core financial concepts while learning from our expert faculty and industry professionals. Gain a broader perspective on business strategy, marketing, and operations, making you a well-rounded financial professional. Develop strong leadership and communication skills, essential for navigating complex financial landscapes and influencing decisions.

Network with Successful Alumni, Industry Leaders

Connect with our extensive network of successful alumni and industry leaders who can provide mentorship, career advice, and potential job opportunities. An M.B.A from IU Southeast can significantly enhance your credibility and marketability in the job market.

Degree information

30 Credit hours
Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0

Degree Completion

Candidates must fulfill the following requirements:

  • A minimum of 30 graduate credit hours, in accordance with the definition of the curriculum, of which each course counts only once toward graduation;

  • A grade of C (2.0) or better must be earned in each graduate business course that counts toward graduation [Note: No more than two graduate business course grades may be below B- (2.7)];

  • A cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 for all graduate business courses at IU Southeast. Satisfactory completion of the community service requirement.*

Students are expected to complete the graduate business program curriculum within seven years. This rule also applies to students seeking to complete both graduate business programs simultaneously or consecutively. The seven year time frame starts with taking the first graduate course (not Foundations coursework)

*Community Service Requirement

Graduate Business students must perform at least 20 hours of community service in a project that involves their contribution in the form of business knowledge, leadership, and/or expertise. Some examples include volunteering for Big Brothers/Big Sisters, providing tax assistance for the elderly or disadvantaged, participating in a United Way agency, or serving on a not-for-profit board or advisory council.

The requirement may be completed at any time during the academic program. It is strongly recommended that the student plan to complete this requirement prior to the last 6 credit hours of coursework in the graduate curriculum. Students must submit a written proposal outlining a plan for satisfying this requirement to the Graduate Director for approval prior to performing the project.

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An M.B.A in Finance unlocks a world of lucrative possibilities. Graduates land high-paying positions in investment banking, analyzing companies and advising on mergers and acquisitions. Others become financial analysts, wielding data to guide smart investment decisions. Our program also equips you for corporate finance roles, where you'll manage a company's financial health and make strategic investment choices. Beyond traditional finance, your skills can be applied in startups, venture capital firms, or even real estate investment trusts. An M.B.A in Finance from IU Southeast empowers you to become a leader in the ever-evolving world of business.

Have questions or want more information? Contact us!

Alysa D Lambert Ph.D., SPHR, SHRM-SCP

Professor in Human Resources Management
Director of Graduate Business Programs

Hillside Hall 44
(812) 941-2453
Kim Shaughnessy

Kim Shaughnessy

Student Services Coordinator

Hillside Hall 221A
(812) 941-2362

Kentucky residents

Kentucky students are part of our IU Southeast family. In fact, students from eight Kentucky counties receive in-state tuition at IU Southeast! Learn more about the advantages of attending IU Southeast including the most affordable tuition in the region, staying close to home while you earn your degree, and the unique experience only IU Southeast can offer.

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