What will I learn?

A finance concentration for your MBA provides you with thorough knowledge of financial concepts and analytical skills. You will become proficient in financial management, international finance issues and investments. Cases are analyzed to develop problem-solving skills regarding real-world scenarios.

Technical skills are emphasized and you will learn to apply them to business situations, enabling you to employ a variety of approaches to the financial aspects of any industry.

Students learn financial concepts that provide the basis for careers in finance. Students develop the technical and analytical skills needed to pursue a variety of careers in the finance industry.

As a graduate of the MBA program you will demonstrate:

  • Knowledge in all—and proficiency in at least one of—the basic business disciplines (accounting, economics, entrepreneurship, finance, human resources, information systems, leadership, management, and marketing)
  • The ability to communicate ideas clearly and concisely in oral and written structures, and in formal and informal settings
  • Interpersonal and professional skills that enable them to contribute within diverse sets of teams and build internal and external relationships that facilitate success in contemporary organizations
  • Information literacy, proficiency with technology, and analytical techniques for decision-making
  • Critical and logical thinking that integrates concepts across disciplines with creativity and integrity enabling them to successfully lead in a dynamic global environment.

Which department am I in?

School of Business

Study options

Full Time (36 credit hours)

Tuition fees
USD $845 per credit hour (This fee is for 2019-2020 and it may subject to change for the coming year)

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

24 August 2020, 19 January 2021

Venue

School of Business

230 Park Avenue,

BRIDGEPORT,

Connecticut,

6604, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

For applicants who have not yet received their Bachelor’s degree certificate/diploma.

For international students

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or recognized international institution; Cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher; Depending on your undergraduate background, you may be waived from up to 12 credits of preparatory business coursework. Prerequisite waivers are evaluated once your application is complete.

You must demonstrate English language proficiency in one of the ways listed below. If you cannot demonstrate English language competency in one of these ways prior to registration, you will be given the University English Language Assessment Battery (ELAB) test upon arrival. If you pass at a satisfactory level, you may be able to begin academic classes.

  • Proof of completion of Advanced Level at the University’s English Language Institute (ELI)
  • Attainment of a satisfactory score on the University of Bridgeport’s English Language Assessment Battery (ELAB)
  • A minimum TOEFL score of 80 (IBT) for graduates (post-graduates)
  • A minimum IELTS Band score of 6.5 for graduates (post-graduates)
  • A minimum Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) score of 58 for graduates (post-graduates)
  • A minimum Duolingo English Test score of 95 for graduates
  • A grade of “C” or better from an accredited American university for one semester of college English Composition
  • An official letter certifying completion of ELS (English Language Services) Level 112
  • An official “O” level or “A” level Certificate indicating a grade of “C” or better in English
  • An EIKEN score of Grade Pre-1 or above for graduates
  • A score of 4 or better on the “English A” Higher Level examination in the International Baccalaureate (IB) program
  • WAEC, WASSE, CXC, etc. – Score of “C” or better on English Language exam

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About this uni

Located just one hour from New York City, the university is set amongst 400 acres of parkland along the coast of the Long Island Sound.

  • Bridgeport is located close to Boston and New York City
  • Ranked the 39th most diverse university in the U.S.
  • Offers academic merit scholarships to international students
  • Small class sizes with a 16:1 student-faculty ratio