Florida Institute of Finance College (FIFC) has one specialized master’s degree: Master of Business Valuation (MBV). This program is a fully on-line program and can be completed in 18 months. FIFC’s MBV provides students with an educational experience enabling them to work as business valuation consultants professionals in accounting firms, investment banks, RIAs, brokerage firms, valuation firms and other businesses similar in nature. This unique master’s degree program was developed with the student’s career in mind; the curriculum is the result of input from leading professionals and academics in valuation and financial analysis.
Upon successful completion of the first Semester (two terms) of the program, students will receive the credential of Business Certified Appraiser (BCA)* from the International Society of Business Appraisers (ISBA), a U.S. Small Business Administration “qualified source” to conduct small business appraisals. In addition, the MBV prepares students for the Level 1 Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Examination and various business valuation and appraisal certifications, such as the Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA), Certified Business Appraiser (CBA), and Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA).* By the end of the program, students will have successfully prepared a portfolio having four different financial analysis and valuation reports