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Finance courses and requirements

In addition to the core, you'll complete these courses:

Corporate finance

The corporate finance concentration follows a specific plan of study. Included are these required courses:

You'll also choose at least two finance elective courses and at least two other MBA electives, for a total of nine.

Investment management

The investment management concentration follows a specific plan of study. Included are these required courses:

You'll also choose at least two finance elective courses and at least two other MBA electives, for a total of nine.

 

Henry Fund

Finance concentration students can apply to be student analysts for the Henry Fund, our endowed investment portfolio. There are a limited number of analysts selected annually, and the process is competitive. Learn more about how you can become a Henry Fund analyst.

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Academy leaders

Finance students are members of the Finance Academy, led by a business and faculty director who serve as a mentor, coach, and guide to industry.

Charles Fishkin

Business Director, Finance Academy
C450 Pomerantz Center
319-384-1970
charles-fishkin@uiowa.edu

Tom Rietz, PhD

Faculty Director, Finance Academy
S244 Pappajohn Business Building
319-335-0856
Alumni Story
Lisa Ferguson

Pivot from journalist to finanical analyst

The four-semester Business Acumen course showed Lisa Ferguson (MBA16) how to market her personal brand. Professors gave her a real sense of what working in finance would be like and how to prep for job interviews. And alumni helped make connections.

The result: Lisa landed her top-choice internship in investment management at Goldman Sachs in Chicago.

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