Academic Program Proposal

Academic Program Proposal

Date
Proposal
Activated
Institution
and
Proposal
Degree
Awarded
Academic
Program
Name
Objections
Received
Decision
Deadline
MHEC Final
Action
Final
Decision
Date
1/2/2016Johns Hopkins University
Proposal
MSFinance3/2/2016Approved3/18/2016
Finance Program Description
The Master of Science (M.S.) in Finance is designed to prepare a new generation of leaders who are committed to the idea that the financial and holistic health of buisnesses and communities is critical to long-term, sustainable growth and prosperity.  The program will equip students with the tools to identify, evaluate, and implement corporate investment projects, capital budgeting, financing, risk and return, and weighted average cost of capital concepts and processes to maximize shareholder value and minimize risk.  Students will learn about financial modeling techniques, corporate capital structure decisions and the effective use of financial leverage in maximizing shareholder value while minimizing risk.