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

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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Student Spotlight: Meet Maxwell McKinney

Student Spotlight: Meet Maxwell McKinney

I chose to become an accounting major because of the versatility in that field.

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Former Accounting Department Chair James Modisette Dies at Age 88

Former Accounting Department Chair James Modisette Dies at Age 88

James P. Modisette, former chair of the accounting department who had a 33-year career at the University of Arkansas, died Tuesday, Nov. 3, in Fayetteville. He was 88.

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