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Online Management Master's Degree

Financial Management

Management: Financial Management
Master's Specialization
  • 36 credits
  • Transfer up to 6 credits
  • All courses available online
  • Select hybrid courses available
  • $514 per credit (in-state)
  • $659 per credit (out-of-state)
  • $480 per credit (military)
  • Other fees may apply
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Gain a strong foundation in management principles and specialized skills in financial decision-making.

In the online master’s in management specialization in financial management at University of Maryland Global Campus, you’ll study management principles and learn about the specialized skills in financial decision making that are essential to the core functions of every organization. Learn how to make high-level decisions that can impact an organization's current operations and financial future.

Total Credits Required: 36

Initial Requirement

  • (0 Credits, UCSP 615)
    (to be taken within the first 6 credits of study)

The UCSP 615 requirement may be waived if you previously earned a graduate degree from a regionally accredited institution. For more information, contact your academic advisor.

Core Courses

  • (3 Credits, MGMT 610)
  • (3 Credits, MGMT 615)
  • (3 Credits, MGMT 640)
  • (3 Credits, MGMT 650)

Specialization Courses

  • (3 Credits, FIN 610)
  • (3 Credits, FIN 615)
  • (3 Credits, FIN 620)
  • (3 Credits, FIN 630)
  • (3 Credits, FIN 640)
  • (3 Credits, FIN 645)
  • (3 Credits, FIN 660)

Capstone Course

  • (3 Credits, MGMT 670)

  • (3 Credits, MGMT 610) must be taken within the first 6 credits.
  • (3 Credits, MGMT 640) is prerequisite to (3 Credits, FIN 610) and should be taken in the first semester.
  • (3 Credits, FIN 610) is prerequisite to all other FIN courses.
  • (3 Credits, FIN 630) is prerequisite to (3 Credits, FIN 645).
  • (3 Credits, FIN 620) and (3 Credits, FIN 630) are prerequisite to (3 Credits, FIN 660).
  • (3 Credits, MGMT 640) should not be attempted simultaneously with (3 Credits, MGMT 650).
  • You must complete 24 credits of program coursework, including all core courses, before enrolling in (3 Credits, MGMT 670).

General Master's Degree Requirements

  • You must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher at all times.
  • All degree requirements must be fulfilled within five consecutive years.
  • Any transfer credits must have been earned within the five-year time frame to be applied toward a graduate degree.

Please review the overall master’s degree requirements for additional considerations.

Sequence Course
(0 Credits, UCSP 615)
(3 Credits, MGMT 610)
(3 Credits, MGMT 640)
(3 Credits, MGMT 615)
(3 Credits, FIN 610)
(3 Credits, MGMT 650)
(3 Credits, FIN 615)
(3 Credits, FIN 620)
(3 Credits, FIN 630)
(3 Credits, FIN 640)
(3 Credits, FIN 660)
(3 Credits, FIN 645)
(3 Credits, MGMT 670)

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These requirements are for students who enroll in the 2022–2023 academic year. For prior year requirements, visit our catalog archive.

Master’s Degree Requirements

In addition to the specific course requirements outlined on each master's degree webpage, UMGC maintains certain requirements for all master’s degrees.

Program Highlights

Develop skills and gain knowledge through coursework that draws from the expertise and experience of our respected faculty.

Industry Snapshot

This program is designed to help prepare you for a leadership position in financial management in areas such as financial planning, financial analysis, investments analysis, loans, and consulting.

Michael H., Charlotte, NC

Projected Openings
The market is expected to add 750,800 business and financial jobs by 2030.
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics | "Occupational Outlook Handbook" | 2021

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Experience Recommended for Success

  • If you lack a recent background in finance or accounting, you should take Introduction to
    (0 Credits, UCSP 620) before
    (3 Credits, MGMT 640).
  • If you lack a recent background in statistics, you should take
    (0 Credits, UCSP 630) before
    (3 Credits, MGMT 650).
  • Taking 
    (0 Credits, UCSP 605) is recommended to help improve writing skills.

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