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University of Phoenix Launches Additional Master of Business Administration Degree Program

New Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Finance degree program prepares graduates for today’s evolving business climate

PHOENIX, Nov. 13, 2013 – According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there is a favorable employment forecast for financial management jobs. Financial advisor positions are expected to grow 32 percent between 2010 and 2020; financial analyst opportunities should increase 23 percent during the same time frame.* To meet these market needs, University of Phoenix® School of Business announced today the launch of the University’s Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Finance degree program. The new program is designed to further the knowledge of those pursuing a career in financial management, advisement and analysis. Coursework covers advanced topics such as capital markets, financial control as well as audit and compliance, and is aligned with thebody of knowledge essential to the Certified Financial Analyst profession.

“As the country begins recovering from the latest economic recession, it is critical to our nation’s economic success to provide talented, ethically responsible individuals access to education options that further strengthen their skill sets in finance fields,” said University of Phoenix School of Business Dean Dr. Bill Berry. University of Phoenix is excited to launch our new Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Finance degree because it offers students the opportunity to gain additional knowledge and skills based on current employer needs to help them advance their career goals in the finance sector.”

The curriculum development team at University of Phoenix worked with faculty members and business leaders to develop a master’s degree program that provides relevant skills across many industries to help students prepare for their future. University of Phoenix faculty members have work experience in the fields they teach. They can offer insiders' views regarding what is happening in diverse organizations and business environments.

University of Phoenix School of Business offers additional master’s programs including Master of Business Administration, Master of Management and Master of Science in Accountancy.

For more information about the Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Finance program offered at University of Phoenix, visit http://www.phoenix.edu/programs/degree-programs/business-and-management/masters/mba-fin.html. To learn more about all of University of Phoenix School of Business associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs, visit http://www.phoenix.edu/colleges_divisions/business.html.

While widely available, not all programs are available in all locations or in both online and on-campus formats. Please check with a University of Phoenix Enrollment Advisor for information on program offerings.

About University of Phoenix School of Business

University of Phoenix School of Business curriculum is designed to meet the demands of the 21st century by providing associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs that prepare students to be creative problem solvers for the new economy. For more than 30 years, School of Business leaders have focused on the challenges facing business professionals by staying current with industry needs and collaborating with thought leaders to develop programs that students can apply to today’s business world. More information can be found at www.phoenix.edu/business.

About University of Phoenix

University of Phoenix is constantly innovating to help working adults move efficiently from education to careers in a rapidly changing world. Flexible schedules, relevant and engaging courses, and interactive learning can help students more effectively pursue career and personal aspirations while balancing their busy lives. As a subsidiary of Apollo Education Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: APOL), University of Phoenix serves a diverse student population, offering associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs from campuses and learning centers across the U.S. as well as online throughout the world. For more information, visit www.phoenix.edu.

Media Contact: Jennifer Tomasovic
University of Phoenix
904.861.4118
jennifer.tomasovic@apollogrp.edu

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