Program overview

CKGSB partners with one of the world’s top universities, Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School, to widen our student’s perspective and meet the challenges of tomorrow in an intensive two-year, part-time dual-degree MBA. This partially online program will confer a Master of Science in Finance from Johns Hopkins Carey Business School and a Master of Business Administration from CKGSB. Students will have the chance to earn a Master of Science in Finance degree from Johns Hopkins without leaving China.

Students of the dual-degree program will take MBA courses in Chinese in Beijing, Shanghai or Shenzhen and MS Finance courses online taught by world-class faculty of both CKGSB and Carey Business School. They will become a part of the CKGSB alumni network that consists of over 16,000 alumni and to Johns Hopkins alumni community with more than 220,000 alumni worldwide. The curriculum provides a significant portion of the curriculum devoted to the CFA Institute’s Candidate Body of Knowledge, preparing students to sit for the CFA exams.

A hybrid format of class:

Online: Combination of asynchronous (anytime) and synchronous (real-time) learning activities by Carey Business School

Offline: CKGSB courses (in China) -And an option to spend 8 weeks onsite at Carey Business School

 

Since our founding, CKGSB has aimed to cultivate transformative business leaders with a global vision, a humanistic spirit, a strong sense of social responsibility and an innovative mindset, so that they embrace innovation ans strive for social and global good.

Xiang Bing

Founding Dean

Professor of China Business and Globalisation CKGSB

We are devoted to cultivating leaders able to seize opportunities to create lasting value in an ever-changing world. We want our graduates to advance the greater society as well as advancing their own careers.

Dean of Carey Business School

Alexander Triantis

Dual degree program features

Courses taught by world-class faculty from both institutions

Combination of asynchronous (online) and in-person, real-time learning activities

Fall semester start date for CKGSB students

Access to student advising, career services and other student services offered at both institutions

Access to alumni networks from both institutions

In addition to course waivers and credit transfers for CKGSB dual degree students, they will also receive a 10% tuition discount

Students who complete the dual-degree program will receive the CKGSB Master of Business Administration degree and the Master of Science in Finance degree from Carey Business School.

MS Finance – CKGSB Dual Program Plan
(22 Month Plan)

  • 2021-22 | Fall 1

    BU.231.620 Corporate Finance

  • 2021-22 | Fall 2
    • BU.120.601 Business Communication*

    • BU.231.710 Financial Institutions

  • 2021-22 | Spring 1
    • BU.232.710 Derivatives
    • BU.232.720 Fixed Income

  • 2021-22 | Spring 2
    • BU.230.620 Financial Modeling and Valuation
    • Elective 1

  • 2022-23| Fall 1

    Elective 2

  • 2022-23 | Fall 2
    • BU.131.601 Business Leadership & Human Values
    • Elective 3

  • 2022-23 | Spring 1
    • Elective 4
    • Elective 5

  • 2022-23 | Spring 2

    Elective 6

  • Info

    * Online sections of this course have a two-day residency component in Baltimore. Specific dates will be posted in SIS course details.

     

    The MS Finance Program is designed for full-time working individuals. Students should follow the above program plan. However, in consultation with their advisor, students may adjust their course load. Not following the recommended plan may delay degree completion.

    Please note that not all courses are offered every semester.

    • This is an example of the program plan of the MS Finance (part time, online) program. The final program plan will be provided by the program office close to the semester start dates.
    • MS Finance program (online) has one required Business Communication Residency, a two-day event component in Baltimore. During COVID-19, the Residency is organized in a virtual format.
    • Each online course has 3-4 online synchronous sessions that are offered at the beginning, middle, and towards the end of the term.
    • Faculty offer virtual office hours via Zoom or phone. Some courses offer TA office hours for group study and problem solving.
    • Many online courses have a teamwork component. Students will schedule working sessions in their own teams, throughout the term.

MS Finance – CKGSB Dual Program Plan
(16 Month Plan)

  • 2021-22 | Fall 1

    BU.231.620 Corporate Finance

  • 2021-22 | Fall 2
    • BU.120.601 Business Communication*
    • BU.231.710 Financial Institutions

  • 2021-22 | Spring 1
    • BU.232.710 Derivatives
    • BU.232.720 Fixed Income

  • 2021-22 | Spring 2
    • BU.230.620 Financial Modeling and Valuation
    • Elective 1

  • 2021-22 | Summer
    • Elective 2
    • Elective 3

  • 2022-23 | Fall 1
    • Elective 4
    • Elective 5

  • 2022-23 | Fall 2
    • BU.131.601 Business Leadership & Human Values
    • Elective 6

  • Info

    * Online sections of this course have a two-day residency component in Baltimore. Specific dates will be posted in SIS course details.

     

    The MS Finance Program is designed for full-time working individuals. Students should follow the above program plan. However, in consultation with their advisor, students may adjust their course load. Not following the recommended plan may delay degree completion. Please note that not all courses are offered every semester.

     

    • This is an example of the program plan of the MS Finance (part time, online) program. The final program plan will be provided by the program office close to the semester start dates.
    • MS Finance program (online) has one required Business Communication Residency, a two-day event component in Baltimore. During COVID-19, the Residency is organized in a virtual format.
    • Each online course has 3-4 online synchronous sessions that are offered at the beginning, middle, and towards the end of the term.
    • Faculty offer virtual office hours via Zoom or phone. Some courses offer TA office hours for group study and problem solving.
    • Many online courses have a teamwork component. Students will schedule working sessions in their own teams, throughout the term.

Application requirements

1.

Students applying to CKGSB – JHU Dual-Degree Program have to be admitted into CKGSB MBA program based on the CKGSB admissions requirements, or have the MBA earned from CKGSB within last 2 years.

2.

Course requirements:

A. Three courses will be excluded for CKSGB dual-degree students: Economics for Decision Making, The Firm and the Macro-economy, and Investments.

 

B. Dual degree students may transfer up to 4 additional credits (conditional on earning at least a grade B in analogous courses at CKGSB): Statistical Analysis and Accounting and Financial Reporting. These courses have to be completed prior to the start of the MS Finance program at Johns Hopkins.

 

C. Transcript showing the completion of the 5 courses listed above is required for graduation from Johns Hopkins MS Finance program.

 

D. Students admitted into the dual-degree program will be required to complete at least 26 credits at JHU Carey Business School, leading to a MS Finance degree.

3.

Admission requirements to JHU Carey Business School:

  • Online application

https://carey.jhu.edu/programs/admissions/how-to-apply

  • Application fee, $85 USD
  • Transcripts
  • Please see more details for international applicants and credential evaluation:

https://carey.jhu.edu/programs/admissions/how-to-apply

  • Resume
  • Two Essays
  • One letter of recommendation
  • GMAT/GRE scores (typically required by Carey but are waived for fall 2021 applicants due to COVID-19 situation)
  • TOEFL (100 or above) or IELTS (7.0 or above) scores for non-native English speakers. Criteria for TOEFL exemptions are listed here:

https://carey.jhu.edu/programs/admissions/how-to-apply

Curriculum

Curriculum of Carey Business School

Business foundations

  • Accounting and Financial Reporting
  • Business Communication
  • Business Leadership and Human Values
  • Corporate Finance
  • Economics for Decision Making
  • Investments
  • Statistical Analysis
  • The Firm and the Macroeconomy

Functional core

  • Derivatives
  • Financial Institutions
  • Financial Modeling and Valuation
  • Fixed Income

Electives – Choose 6 courses:

  • Advanced Corporate Finance
  • Advanced Financial Accounting
  • Advanced Hedge Fund Strategies**
  • Advanced Portfolio Management
  • Big Data Machine Learning**
  • Continuous Time Finance
  • Corporate Governance
  • Cost Measurement and Control**
  • Data Analytics
  • Emerging Markets
  • Entrepreneurial Finance
  • Financial Crises and Contagion
  • Financial Econometrics**
  • Managing Financial Risk
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Quantitative Financial Analysis
  • Wealth Management

Curriculum of CKGSB MBA

Core Courses

  • Managerial Economics
  • Statistics for Managers
  • Financial Accounting
  • Operations Management
  • Corporate Finance
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Marketing Management
  • Strategic Management
  • Business English
  • Economic Theory and Practice of Socialism
  • Human Resource Management

Electives – will be offered in 4 tracks

  • Electives – will be offered in 4 tracks
  • Finance&Investment
  • Intelligent Manufacturing
  • Creative Industries
  • General Management.
  • Management Information System
  • Macroeconomics
  • The Development Model of China From A Global Perspective
  • Financial Management and Investment
  • Corporate M&A, Reorganization and Capital Operation
  • Fixed Income
  • Financial Engineering and Derivatives
  • Leadership
  • Intellectual Economy and Digital Economy
  • Business for Good and Social Innovation

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