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

Three New Business Graduate Degrees Created to Meet Industry Demand

Three New Business Graduate Degrees Created to Meet Industry Demand

Walton College now offers three new graduate degrees: Master of Professional Accounting, Master of Applied Business Analytics and Master of Science in Supply Chain Management. Classes begin fall 2020.

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Dean Emeritus Williams Named to Accounting Hall of Fame

Dean Emeritus Williams Named to Accounting Hall of Fame

Doyle Z. Williams, dean emeritus of the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas, will be inducted into The Accounting Hall of Fame in 2020.

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EPIC Spotlight: Barry Bryan

EPIC Spotlight: Barry Bryan

Do you play a musical instrument? Are you good at geometry? These are questions that Barry Bryan might ask a student considering accounting as a major. It’s been his experience that these skills often make for good accountants.

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