University of Arkansas

Walton College

The Sam M. Walton College of Business

Graduate Finance Programs

Master of Science in Finance

Become an effective financial manager and with cross-functional expertise. Meet challenges in corporate finance, real estate, banking, energy, and wealth management.

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MBA: Financial Management

The Financial Management Career Track of the Walton MBA will prepare you to develop strategies that create value for consumers and shareholders.  

Particular emphasis is placed on the retail, supply chain, and consumer products industries, as well as fundamental financial theory and management.

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Finance Ph.D. Program

This program prepares students for faculty positions at academic institutions or for professional careers in private industry and government.

With specialized instruction in the areas of corporate finance, investments, and financial institutions, the conceptual knowledge and methodological skills necessary to conduct independent research are acquired through individual apprenticeships with faculty.

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New & Noteworthy

Peters Elected President of Federation of Schools of Accountancy

Peters Elected President of Federation of Schools of Accountancy

Gary Peters, professor and department chair of the William Dillard Department of Accounting at Walton College, has been elected president of the Federation of Schools of Accountancy effective August 1.

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Recent M.Acc. Graduate Earns Award for Top Scores on CPA Exam

Recent M.Acc. Graduate Earns Award for Top Scores on CPA Exam

William Martens, a 2019 U of A Master of Accounting graduate, has recently been awarded the Elijah Watt Sells Award for top scores on the CPA exam.

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Student Spotlight:  Meet Ryan Decker

Student Spotlight: Meet Ryan Decker

My favorite part of Walton is how connected the college is with companies in NWA. Companies are genuinely interested in getting to know Walton students, and I have developed lasting relationships with professionals through networking and career events.

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