International Finance & Economics

Our MBA program emphasizes coursework on foreign exchange management, development economics, environmental economics, political risk and security, and socially responsible investment - all key areas in today’s volatile financial markets.

Recent graduate, Michael Cutino (MBA '11, MAIEP'11) walks off stage after receiving his diploma.

Students specializing in International Finance and Economics take courses in the MBA program, and may further tailor their specialization by taking policy courses in other programs in the Graduate School of International Policy and Management.

International Finance Careers

This specialization will prepare students for career opportunities such as:

  • Investment Manager, Emerging Markets Investment Fund
  • Financial Analyst, International Bank
  • Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) Risk Officer, International Manufacturing Firm
  • Fund Manager, Socially Responsible Investment Fund

Specialization Requirements

Students pursuing a specialization in International Finance and Economics must complete a minimum of 15 credits and 5 course titles of approved, relevant content.

Suggested Courses

Please Note: Course offerings may vary from year to year. Students in this specialization are encouraged to supplement the required courses with internships and additional business discipline courses relevant to their career objectives.

    • International Financial Markets
    • International Investment Analysis
    • International & Corporate Venture Capital
    • ESG Risk Assessment
    • Behavioral Finance
    • Entrepreneurial Finance
    • Environment & Natural Resource FInance
    • Energy & Environmental Markets
    • FMS courses
    • Mergers & Acquisitions
    • Corporate Governance