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To be a CFO should i get an MBA in finance?

Being a CFO is very appealing to me, as in a CFO of a big company, like in high rise building in NYC, but to become one would i get an MBA in finance? Or should i get an MBA in something else? Also would i be more likely to get a job as a CFO if i was a CPA? And is there anything else i should know? Or any tips for the future?

Asked By: coltaaan123 - 10/12/2008
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Many people have misconceptions about the MBA degree, thinking that it consists of majors or concentrations that give you in depth training in a specific field. The degree Master of Business Administration is not the same as Master of Science. The MBA is a general broad degree covering a wide variety of business issues... More
Answered By: Serge M - 10/12/2008
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MBA in finance
Answered By: Heather - 10/12/2008
 
Depends on where your looking but if NYC is your goal, MBA in finance and yes CPA is definately a plus... More
Answered By: Tango N - 10/12/2008
 
To be a Vice President of Finance at a university or college, you can have a bachelor of science in Accounting or a master of science in accounting or finance and a CPA is preferred but not required.
Answered By: Kathy D - 10/12/2008
 
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