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Finance (MBA)

Finance (MBA)
Finance (MBA)

Study an array of financial sectors

DePaul’s in-depth, applied curriculum will enable you to analyze and navigate today’s increasingly sophisticated global financial markets in our Finance MBA program. Dig into the world of stocks, investments, capitalization and banking while learning to use the latest high-tech financial software and market tools. Gain a broad understanding of the issues that are inherent to financial decision-making.

Gain industry insights in DePaul’s virtual trading room:

  • Keys to managing global and domestic stocks
  • Cutting-edge market research tactics
  • Risk management strategies
  • Bloomberg aptitude training
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Go beyond finance textbooks

DePaul has industry-related centers that provide professional guidance and networking opportunities through conferences that feature world-renowned speakers, including executives from the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Chicago Mercantile Exchange and Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.

Application Deadlines

Enrollment Quarter Domestic Student Deadline International Student Deadline
Fall August 15 August 15
Winter December 1 October 1
Spring March 1 February 1
Summer June 1 April 1

Admission Requirements

Submit an online application, essay, résumé, official transcripts and letters of recommendation.

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Required Courses

You’ll take 11 MBA core courses and five electives.

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of MBA graduates were employed, continuing their education or pursuing other goals within six months of graduation.


The median reported salary for MBA graduates was $86,000.

Learn from experts in finance and economics

You’ll study commercial banking and money and capital markets with Associate Professor Lamont Black, who worked as an economist with the Federal Reserve in Washington, D.C. “Students always inspire me,” he said. “Their interesting perspectives on current events give me fresh ideas about how to understand the ever-changing dynamics of the financial sector.”

“I chose KGSB because I heard how amazing the alumni network was within the community and how great of a reputation the program had at placing full-time MBA students.”

Will (MBA ’15)

Director, NY office, Ansarada

Alumni Network

Become part of DePaul’s extensive finance alumni network that includes executives at some of the nation's largest institutions. Students and alumni also have access to our finance industry-related centers, including the Arditti Center for Risk Management, Center for Financial Services and Driehaus Center for Behavioral Finance.

Flexible formats to work with any lifestyle

Full-time Day MBA for early-career professionals or career changers. Classes offered during the day.
Evening MBA for established professionals in need of flexibility. Classes are in the evenings.


Graduate school is an investment in your future. Kellstadt awarded more than $3 million to incoming students last year. Learn more about scholarship opportunities available to you.

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Contact Information

For more information about applying, contact the Kellstadt office at (312) 362-8810 or

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