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Risk and Financial Advisory, Master of Business Administration

Department of Accountancy


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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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 628 Internal Auditing
AIS 624 Information Technology Auditing
AIS 685 Advanced Internal Auditing


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 

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

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[email protected]