Prepare for leadership positions in banks, securities and other financial services companies as well as with government and not-for-profit agencies with an M.B.A. concentrating on Finance.
Driven by a challenging global economy and the need to identify new approaches to financial regulation, high quality financial professionals are in strong demand.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) forecasts employment for financial analysts will grow by 20 % through 2018 – surpassing the average rate for all occupations. The BLS also expects job growth for financial managers to rise by 8% during the same time period.
You can prepare for this thriving field through the Master of Business Administration Program’s Finance Concentration at St. John’s University. Offered by The Peter J. Tobin College of Business, the concentration prepares students for leadership positions in banks, securities and other financial services companies as well as with government and not-for-profit agencies.
Applicants to The Tobin College of Business Graduate programs will automatically be considered for GMAT/GRE waivers. Applications with a GPA below 3.25 may be strengthened by submitting a GMAT/GRE score.
The MBA curriculum is designed to allow for innovative approaches to in-class learning and expands on the development of a real-world skill-set that students can apply immediately to their emerging careers.
8 Core Courses (24 credits)
ACC 602: Global Financial and Managerial Reporting
BUA 602: Business Analytics
ECO 606: Industrial Economics
FIN 607: Financial Management
LAW 600: Law, Ethics and the Principled Path in Business
MGT 601: Managing for Global Success
MKT 600: Decisions in Marketing Management
RMI 601: Risk Management
1 Required Capstone Course (3 credits)
MGT 700: Seminar in Business Policy
3 Concentration Field Courses (9 credits)
Any three Finance electives above FIN 607 Financial Management
Maximum Courses & Credits: 12 Courses, 36 Credits
Estimated Time to Complete: 3 Years for part-time; 3 semesters for full-time
All students must have, as a minimum academic credential, the equivalent of a United States' bachelor's degree and demonstrated competency in pre-calculus mathematics and basic computer use. Students are evaluated based on their undergraduate academic performance, score on the GMAT, professional accomplishments, letters of recommendation, statements of professional goals and other materials which the candidate may wish to share with the Admissions Committee.
All applicants must possess a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution or the international equivalent prior to enrollment at the graduate level. In addition to the application form and non-refundable application fee candidates should submit the following:
For additional information, please contact:Office of Graduate Admission
The Peter J. Tobin College of Business
8000 Utopia Parkway
Queens, NY 11439
The emergence of the global market and continual integration of the European Community introduces new challenges to today's business executives. The opening of the Rome campus is proof that St. John's realizes the need to train future executives to be better prepared in the global marketplace. Through case study analysis, you learn to confront complex issues containing a global dimension, similar to those facing today's business executives.
Complete Your MBA in Rome, Italy
Did you know that you can complete part of your MBA degree at St. John's University's Rome, Italy campus? In Rome we offer the same AACSB accredited MBA program as the NY campuses, allowing MBA students the opportunity and the flexibility to study at the different campuses and experience the different cultures of Rome and New York City.
Reflecting our M.B.A. Program’s interdisciplinary approach to business, all finance concentrations emphasize the interrelationship between international finance, government policy and global economic issues. Students gain hands-on investment management experience by participating in the Student Managed Investment Fund and by being able to make investment decisions using use real-time market information available in Tobin’s state-of-the-art Financial Information Lab.
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The minor in accounting information systems is an introduction to the foundational skills and competencies necessary for success in such advisory services as compliance audit, fraud examination, information technology audit, and internal audit.
The minor in accounting provides an introduction to the knowledge, skills, and competencies needed to help businesses measure financial results, improve business processes, and comply with the Internal Revenue Code.
Graduates of the accounting program in The Peter J. Tobin College of Business at St. John’s University enjoy an admirable track record of success. Leading executives at many Fortune 500 companies have earned their degrees here.
This dual degree program is designed to meet the New York State education requirements for licensure as a certified public accountant, as well as providing a broad business background, to supplement the J.D. degree.
The Department of Accountancy, in conjunction with St. John’s School of Law, offers a special dual degree program leading to a Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree and a Master of Science in Accounting. This licensure-qualifying program prepares students for careers in areas of law and accounting that require both a legal expertise and the competencies of the accounting profession.
The goal of the 57-credit MBA in Accounting is to supplement the Tobin M.B.A. with a level of technical competence that permits entry into the profession of public accountancy or to enter corporate management in the accounting area.
The program consists of 33 credit hours of accounting, auditing, and taxation courses.
Many of the most successful accounting professionals at such well-known firms as Deloitte & Touche, PricewaterhouseCoopers and Ernst & Young are St. John’s graduates. You can start on your path to joining them by enrolling in the widely respected program in Accounting at St. John's.
The advanced certificate program will sharpen your skills in evaluating potential projects and develop investment strategies in order to make value-enhancing decisions in your organization.
The Advanced Certificate in Internal and Information Technology Audit is a 15-credit, graduate program designed to develop foundational skills in the critical functions necessary for success in such advisory services as: internal audit, information technology audit, fraud examination, and compliance audit.
This is a Five-Year Baccalaureate/Master's Dual Degree Program offered at the Peter J. Tobin College of Business.
The minor in finance provides an introduction to the knowledge, skills, and competencies needed for success in finance by enabling you to sharpen your skills in evaluating potential projects and developing investment strategies to make value-enhancing decisions in your organization.
The undergraduate degree program in finance is designed to prepare students for careers in the fast-paced ever-changing world of business.
The program, offered on our state-of-the art campus and consisting of 30 credits, is designed to be completed in 18 months (three semesters).
Focus on the application of programming, business analytics, data science, strategy and risk in financial services with an M.B.A concentrating on FinTech from St. John's University.
The minor in FinTech is designed to provide a foundation in the technologies, techniques, and tools employed in one of the fastest-growing areas of finance.
Learn how to assist clients in managing strategic, financial, operational, technological, compliance, and reputational risk with an M.B.A. concentrating on Risk and Financial Advisory from St. John’s University.
The Master of Science (MS) in Risk and Financial Advisory prepares students who have career interests in internal audit, information technology audit, and business consulting and advisory.
Gain a deeper understanding of management problems and the business firm’s position in the economic structure of society with an M.B.A concentrating on Taxation from St. John’s University.
The Peter J. Tobin College of Business has worked with some of the premier specialists in the field to develop an innovative graduate degree program resulting in a Master of Science in Taxation (M.S.T.).
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St. John’s offers a free online application for all 100+ undergraduate programs, and graduate applications carry a low cost for most programs.