Dual Master of Business Administration and Master of Science in Finance
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Walsh College offers a dual degree program for student interested in pursuing both an MBA and MSF degree at the same time. The Walsh College Dual MBA/MSF degree consists of 21 courses for 60 credit hours. Upon successful completion of all required courses and graduation requirements, both degrees will be awarded.
The Dual MBA/MSF degree requires a minimum of 48 semester credit hours of core and concentration credits in residence at Walsh College.
Graduate Communication Assessment
The graduate communication assessment must be taken prior to your first COM 510 Communication and Success Strategies class session. There is no fee associated with this assessment.
The graduate communication assessment is a tool designed to measure written communication skills. Students will select from two topic essays, appropriate for graduate students, which will be evaluated based on the following criteria:
- Grammar and mechanics
- Organization and development
The graduate communication assessment may be taken at the Troy Campus Testing Center or the Novi Campus Library. An appointment is required.
Appointments made be scheduled at the Troy Campus Testing Center using this link: https://www-secure.walshcollege.edu/Test_Scheduling/. For the Novi Campus, please contact the Administrative Office at 248-349-5454 to schedule an appointment to take the assessment at the Novi Library.
Please refer to your admission packet for more information regarding the graduate communication assessment.
| Gateway Courses
| COM 510
||Communication and Success Strategies*
| ACC 510
||Financial and Managerial Accounting*
|*Graduate Gateway Courses: Both COM 510 and ACC 510 must be completed with a "B" (3.000) or higher to continue on in the Dual MBA/MSF program.
| Core Courses
| MGT 501
| QM 520
| MKT 550
| FIN 510
| MKT 554
| COM 515
| MGT 565
| IT 520
| FIN 515
||Financial Markets and Institutions
| BL 556
| ECN 523
| MGT 670
||Designing & Leading Competitive Organizations
| MGT 680
||Strategic Management: Audit of an Organization
| FIN 506
||Financial Statement Analysis
| FIN 521
| FIN 550
||Case Studies in Corporate Finance
| FIN 551
||Case Studies in Mergers and Acquisitions
A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.000 must be earned while in residence. All other courses must be completed with a "C" (2.000) or higher.
Dual MBA/MSF Concentrations - Select One
All students must complete a minimum of three courses in a selected concentration. The following concentrations are available. Students must meet course prerequisites.
This concentration is designed for students interested in a career in financial management and corporate consulting. Coursework provides an opportunity to learn the advanced skills necessary for performing financially-oriented analytical and managerial functions within the corporate environment.
| Financial Management
| FIN 504
||Financial Theory and Practice
| FIN 512
| FIN 587
This concentration is designed for students desiring the graduate-level skills necessary in the financial services industry. It is recommended for students interested in career paths in banking, investment management, investment banking, consulting, real estate, leasing, or the financial service function of major corporations.
| Financial Services
| FIN 509
||Bank and Financial Institution Management
| FIN 520
| FIN 525
This concentration is designed for students interested in acquiring graduate-level skills in utilizing economic principles as a basis for financial decision making. A variety of applied economics courses are available for students selecting this concentration.
| ECN 527
| ECN 528
||Economic Environment of the Firm
| ECN 529
||Case Study of the Entrepreneurial Firm
No GMAT Required
We evaluate your application in a careful review of what you have accomplished since graduating from college, together with your academic record in your other degree programs. Those are much better indicators of your success as an MBA student than a formal test score.
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