University of Arkansas

Walton College

The Sam M. Walton College of Business

Graduate Finance Programs

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

Accounting Research Conference Sparks Collaboration

Accounting Research Conference Sparks Collaboration

Current and former accounting faculty, graduate students and doctoral alumni of the Sam M. Walton College of Business come together each summer to collaborate and support each other on groundbreaking research in the field.

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Adding Value, Gaining Experience

Adding Value, Gaining Experience

Scott Sims, an honors accounting and finance double major in Walton College, beams at everyone we pass in the Bentonville Sam’s Club, greeting the workers like old friends.

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Pincus to Receive Outstanding Accounting Educator Award

Pincus to Receive Outstanding Accounting Educator Award

Karen V. Pincus, a Walton College professor of accounting and the Doyle Z. and Maynette Derr Williams Chair in Professional Accounting, will receive one of only two Outstanding Accounting Educator Awards given by the American Accounting Association in 2017.

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