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Layer specialized financial skills on top of deep knowledge in business and create a solid foundation on which to advance your career and achieve recognition as a leader.

For dedicated working professionals with their eye on the upper rungs of the corporate ladder, Clark’s dual MBA and M.S. in Finance program combines in-depth finance expertise with a broad foundation in global business theory and practice.

You’ll gain the same understanding of global finance and business management as you would by earning the degrees individually, but in a fraction of the time. Equipped with a broad foundation of management principles and highly specialized finance skills, you’ll be prepared to serve as a confident, responsible leader at any prominent global organization.

Why Study at Clark?

  • Join a close-knit learning community that has achieved AACSB accreditation and recognition by The Princeton Review.
  • Benefit from a collaborative learning environment where you receive personal attention from scholar-practitioner faculty who influence policy and lead organizations.
  • Take advantage of flexible part- and full-time course options, as well as online and accelerated MBA courses.
  • Sit for the CFA (Certified Financial Analyst) exam and add another impressive credential to your resume.

Faculty Focus

Steve Ng

Real-world financial impact

Steve Ng leads a hands-on investment course in which students manage a real portfolio on Clark’s behalf.

I am always impressed by our students’ dedication and commitment. As a result of their hard work, in 2016 our fund placed second in an international competition for student-managed funds.
—Steve Ng

Professor of Practice and Financial Analyst

The Essentials

Program Overview

This dual-degree program includes all the required courses in the MBA and Master’s in Finance programs and allows for some overlap, reducing your time to earn both degrees. You can complete the program at your own pace by choosing either full- or part-time enrollment status, beginning in either January or September, and taking advantage of accelerated classes offered during breaks and in the summer. Full-time students typically earn both degrees in two-and-a-half to three years.

  • An understanding of the cultural, economic, environmental, and political factors shaping management today
  • The ability to develop innovative solutions to complex management challenges
  • Insight into how to solve real-world problems in a global context
  • Competencies to help your company tap into emerging markets
  • The common numerical methods used in financial engineering, such as Monte Carlo simulation and finite difference
  • How to develop innovative solutions to complex management challenges and make socially responsible business decisions
  • Fundamental understanding of industry-standard technologies such as Bloomberg Professional, MATLAB and Bloomberg’s Launchpad
  • The ability to value stocks using the free cash flow (FCF) model and price bonds using lattice-based term structure models
  • How to evaluate projects and business ventures using models like economic value added (EVA)
  • outcomesInvestment Fund
  • Strategic Decision-Making
  • Financial Econometrics
  • Corporate Finance
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Mergers and Acquisitions

Requirements

21.5 course units

  • 12.5 MBA course units
    • 11.5 core courses
    • 1 elective
  • 9 MSF course units
    • 8 core courses
    • 1 elective

Dual degree students complete the MBA Finance concentration. A second MBA concentration may be added with 2 additional units.

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