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Risk and Financial Advisory, Master of Business Administration

Department of Accountancy

Overview

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) with a concentration in Risk and Financial Advisory prepares students who have career interests in internal audit, information technology audit, and business consulting and advisory. Professionals in this field assist their clients in managing strategic, financial, operational, technological, compliance, and reputational risk to maximize their stakeholder value. The curriculum develops students from a business-oriented approach to provide assurance and insight to organizations on meeting their mission, business objectives, and strategies.

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) with a concentration in Risk and Financial Advisory is a 36-credit program that can be finished in three semesters.

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Applicants to the Tobin College of Business Graduate programs* will automatically be considered for GMAT/GRE waivers for the 2021 academic year.   Applications with a GPA below 3.2 may be strengthened by submitting a GMAT/GRE score. 

*M.S. Finance and M.S. Actuarial Science program applicants may request a waiver to [email protected] after submitting their application, resume, and transcripts.  Students who earned their degree outside of the United States must also submit a foreign credit evaluation and TOEFL/IELTS/DuoLingo scores.

Courses

I. Core Courses (24 Credits)

  • ACC 602: Global Financial and Managerial Reporting
  • DS 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

II. Required Capstone Course (3 Credits)

  • MGT 700: Seminar in Business Policy

III. Concentration in Risk and Financial Advisory (9 Credits)

  • AIS 624 Information Technology Auditing
  • AIS 628 Internal Auditing
  • AIS 660 Fraud Examination

Admissions

Application Requirements

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:

  • Statement of professional goals and resume which can be uploaded as part of the  application for admission
  • Official transcripts from all undergraduate, graduate, and professional schools attended. International Applicants to programs in Accounting and Taxation must have a Graduate Admissions evaluation completed by AEQUO.
  • Official GMAT or GRE scores, taken within the last five years*
  • Two letters of recommendation, obtained from professional or academic references
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS scores are required for applicants whose native language is not English 

* Applicants to the Tobin College of Business Graduate programs** will automatically be considered for GMAT/GRE waivers once they submit their application, transcript, and resume for the 2021 academic year. International Students should also submit the foreign credit evaluation and TOEFL/IELTS scores.  Once complete, please email [email protected] to request waiver consideration.

** MS Finance and MS Actuarial Science applicants are required to submit the GMAT/GRE

For additional information, please contact:

The Peter J. Tobin College of Business
Office of Graduate Admission
8000 Utopia Parkway
Suite 114
Queens, NY 11439
718-990-1345
[email protected]

Contact Us

For additional information on the Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Risk and Financial Advisory, please contact the faculty program director:

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K. Matthew Wong

Professor, Department of Economics and Finance

Tobin 345
[email protected]
718-990-7359