Full-Time MBA Concentration in Finance

If you want to be prepared with the knowledge and savvy you need to succeed on Wall Street, the Rutgers Business School MBA concentration in finance is built for you

From the classroom to Wall Street.

If you want to be prepared with the knowledge and savvy you need to succeed on Wall Street, the Rutgers Business School MBA concentration in finance is built for you.

A fresh curriculum inspired by today’s top industry leaders, our graduates move into executive positions across the financial services and across industries – from banking and hedge funds to insurance and healthcare.

Curriculum

Our broad and rigorous finance curriculum gives you solid knowledge on all aspects of money management – investments, collection, disbursement, borrowing, fundraising. From preparing the financial reports needed to manage operations and satisfy regulations, to overseeing cash and investment flow and assessing an organization's financial status, you graduate prepped for a variety of positions with wide-ranging responsibilities.

Sample Courses
  • Advanced Financial Management
  • Aggregate Economic Analysis
  • Applied Portfolio Management
  • Corporate Risk and Insurance Management
  • Financial Institutions and Markets
  • Hedge Funds
  • Investment Analysis and Management

Location matters

Just a short distance from New York City, we are at the center of global business and a short drive or train ride into the finance capital of the world.

If you want to pursue finance, this is the place to be

Finance MBA students can attend classes at either of our Newark or New Brunswick campuses, so you can pick the location that works best for you.

Connections that Build Careers

Rutgers Finance MBA alumni are some of the most successful and connected in the industry. Our Finance Alumni Network comprises hundreds of alumni who gather frequently for prestigious networking events featuring the financial world's top influencers. Access to world-class speakers and successful alumni is part of your Rutgers Finance MBA experience.

Activist investor Bill Ackman speaks to Rutgers Business School students and alumni at Finance Alumni networking event at CITI.
Activist investor Bill Ackman speaks to Rutgers Business School students and alumni at Finance Alumni networking event at CITI.

Nearness to New York City and relationships with top companies means we have direct access to high-powered executives – thought leaders who influence our curriculum, mentor our students and are passionate about hiring Rutgers grads.

Those connections turn into a powerful advantage: More than 20 percent of Rutgers MBAs pursue careers in finance after graduation, landing jobs at many of the nation’s leading companies, including Merrill Lynch, J.P. Morgan Chase, Prudential Financial, State Farm Insurance, BNY Mellon and pharmaceutical giants like Merck.

Whatever the job title, you can be sure your Rutgers finance MBA has prepared you for it.

Successful Students

Our Finance MBA students have proven that their knowledge and education makes them stand out among the sharpest student minds in the world.

Rutgers Finance MBA students are innovative and excellent and they have the receipts to prove it. Our students have excelled in competitions like the ETF Global Portfolio Challenge and have a legacy of success at the CFA Institute Research Challenge.

Our students lead in the classroom and outside of it, and that leadership paves the way for career success.

Faculty Spotlight

Ivan Brick

Dean’s Professor of Business and Chair, Finance & Economics

Professor Ivan E. Brick joined Rutgers Business School at Newark and New Brunswick in 1978.  He has been the Chair of the Finance and Economics department since 1996.

Professor Brick has published numerous papers in academic journals such as the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Quantitative Analysis, International Economic...


The Rutgers Business School MBA program has given me the analytical skills, and allowed me to develop the soft skills, to know I can walk into any office, conference room or networking event and know that I can contribute something of value.
—  Sebastian Rojas, Finance and Supply Chain Management