Master of Business Administration and Master of Strategic Finance Dual Degree

Pursue lucrative opportunities with a dual MBA/MSSF

Energize your career with a dual MBA/MSSF degree at IU Southeast. Our dual degree program offers a comprehensive skill set that is highly advantageous in today's dynamic business landscape. The combination equips you with a clear understanding of both business operations and financial principles, fostering a holistic approach to decision-making. A dual degree opens doors to upper-level leadership opportunities, offering flexible skills that enhance your marketability in finance, consulting, corporate leadership, and entrepreneurship.

Broad Foundation with Specific Expertise

Achieve maximum benefit from your education in only 6-9 extra credits. The MBA component provides a broad foundation in areas like management, marketing, and strategy, enabling graduates to navigate diverse organizational functions effectively. The MSSF aspect delves deep into financial analysis, investment strategies, and risk management, empowering professionals to make informed financial decisions crucial for sustainable business growth.

Maximize Career Opportunities

Employers often seek candidates with multidisciplinary skills who can tackle complex challenges with confidence and creativity, making graduates of this dual degree program highly sought after in the job market. Connect with our vast alumni network and respected business professionals to expand your reach into the business community. The MBA and MSSF dual degree not only accelerates your career advancement but also cultivates your standing as a versatile professional capable of driving innovation and success in any business environment.

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30 Credit hours
Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
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The dual degree combination of Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Master of Science in Strategic Finance (MSSF) from IU Southeast presents an array of lucrative career paths across various sectors. With this dual expertise, you'll be highly sought after for roles such as financial analyst, investment banker, corporate financial manager, and management consultant. You can excel in positions where a deep understanding of both business operations and financial intricacies is essential, such as mergers and acquisitions, financial planning and analysis, and strategic consulting. This dual degree equips you to pursue leadership roles, including Chief Financial Officer (CFO) or Chief Executive Officer (CEO), where the ability to navigate complex financial landscapes while driving overall business strategy is paramount. Entrepreneurial ventures benefit from the comprehensive skill set acquired through this dual degree, enabling you to effectively manage finances, assess risks, and capitalize on opportunities for growth and innovation. Overall, the MBA/MSSF dual degree opens doors to diverse and rewarding career opportunities in the ever-evolving global business landscape.

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

Office:
Hillside Hall 44
Phone:
(812) 941-2453
Email:
alylambe@iu.edu
Kim Shaughnessy

Kim Shaughnessy

Student Services Coordinator

Office:
Hillside Hall 221A
Phone:
(812) 941-2362
Email:
krwells@iu.edu

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