Traditional MBA

Concentrations

The UF MBA Program offers tremendous variety in shaping your curriculum to best prepare you for your chosen career or industry. Students choose to design their curriculum around one of our 5 market-driven concentrations.


  • Strategy

    Develops and applies analytical methods to study managerial decision problems to prepare students for careers in corporate finance, corporate strategy, management consulting, and related occupations. Students in the Strategy concentration must take five of the Strategy electives listed below:

    • ACG 6387 Strategic Costing
    • ECO 6409 Game Theory Applied to Business Decisions
    • ECP 6701 Competitive Strategies in Expanding Markets
    • ECP 6708 Cases in Competitive Strategy
    • FIN 6427 Measuring and Managing Value
    • MAN 6447 Art and Science of Negotiations
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  • Finance

    Designed to prepare the student for careers in financial management, asset management, management of financial institutions, and investment banking. Students in the Finance concentration must take five of the Finance Electives listed below:

    • FIN 6427 Measuring and Managing Value
    • FIN 6429 Financial Decision Making
    • FIN 6434 Private Equity
    • FIN 6438 Study in Valuation
    • FIN 6465 Financial Statement Analysis
    • ENT 6416 Venture Finance
    • FIN 6537 Derivative Securities
    • FIN 6545 Fixed Income Security Valuation
    • FIN 6547 Interest Rate Risk Management
    • FIN 6638 International Finance
    • ENT 6006 Entrepreneurship (-OR- FIN 6642 Global Entrepreneurship)
    • FIN 6585 Securities Trading
    • FIN 6930 Asset Allocation & Investment Strategies
    • FIN 6930 Emerging Markets 1
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  • Supply Chain Management

    This is an interdisciplinary program (operations, marketing, information systems, and management) which trains students to develop an integrated perspective in managing large national or multinational supply chains. To obtain the concentration, students must complete five graduate courses offered by the ISOM Department.

    • MAN 6511 Production Management Problems
    • MAN 6528 Principles of Logistics/Transportation Systems
    • MAN 6573 Purchasing & Materials Management
    • MAN 6581 Project Management
    • QMB 6358 Statistical Analysis for Managerial Decisions I
    • QMB 6755 Managerial Quantitative Analysis I
    • QMB 6756 Managerial Quantitative Analysis II (prerequisite is QMB 6755)
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  • Marketing

    Focuses on consumer behavior, marketing management, and marketplace phenomenon. Students study the critical linkages between an organization and its environment, particularly customers and competitors. Students in this concentration must take four of the Marketing Electives listed below:

    • MAR 6157 International Marketing
    • MAR 6335 Building/Managing Brand Equity
    • MAR 6508 Customer Analysis
    • MAR 6648 Marketing Research for Managerial Decision Making
    • MAR 6833 Product Development and Management
    • MAR 6861 Customer Relationship Management
    • MAR 6930 Ethics & Public Policy
    • MAR 6930 Web based Marketing
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  • Real Estate and Urban Analysis

    Focuses on the basics of real estate market analysis, finance, and valuation. Students develop an understanding of real estate as an investment vehicle and learn how to make effective business decisions involving real estate, equity valuation, and the structuring of real estate transactions. Students in this concentration must take four of the Real Estate Electives listed below:

    • *REE 6045 Intro. to Real Estate
    • **REE 6105 Real Estate Appraisal
    • REE 6208 Secondary Mortgage Markets & Securitization
    • *REE 6315 Real Estate Market and Transaction Analysis
    • REE 6395 Investment Property Analysis
    • REE 6397 Real Estate Securities & Portfolios

    *Highly recommended for the concentration
    **REE 6045 or 6395 required as a prerequisite

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