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What is SAP Finance?

SAP is the brand name of the world’s most popular corporate software for enterprise resource planning (ERP). SAP Finance allows an organization to manage all of its financial data.
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The purpose of SAP Finance is to help companies generate and manage financial statements for analysis and reporting, and help with effective business planning and decision-making.

What will I learn?

  • Integrated business processes using SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP).  Modules include finance, controlling, production planning, and material management.
  • SAP business process configuration and execution.
  • Business analytics using SAP Business Objects, SAP Lumira, Data Warehouse, Crystal Reports, and predictive analytics.
  • Financial and managerial accounting using the SAP ERP platform.

SAP and Enterprise Resource Planning Specialization Credits

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Out of the required 58 credits to complete the MBA, a minimum of 16 credits have to be taken in the respective Business Specialization.

You can earn your MBA with a SAP ERP and Business Analytics Emphasis by completing 16 credits from the following:

  • MGT 5240 Statistical Analysis for Managers (4 credits)
  • MGT 5301 SAP – Finance and Controlling (4 credits)
  • MGT 5302 SAP – Enterprise Business Processes (4 credits)
  • MGT 5303 SAP – ERP Configuration (4 credits)
  • MGT 5304 SAP – Enterprise Business Analytics (4 credits)
  • MGT 5460 Business Intelligence and Data Mining (4 credits)
  • *MGT 5306 SAP Certification (4 credits)

Graduate in 11-15 Months

Our Rapid Graduation Path is appropriate for students who seek to complete degree requirements quickly, i.e., within 11-15 months of continuous study. Program length varies based on previous academic background.

Curricular Practical Training is not available, but International students may apply for Optional Practical Training (OPT) that would allow them to seek an internship for up to one year after graduation.

Program Director

Naveed Abbasi

Naveed Abbasi

Naveed Abbasi

Naveed Abbasi is Assistant Professor of Business Administration and Director of the MBA Accounting and SAP specializations.

Naveed earned a BS Accounting from Oxford Brookes University, a BS Accounting, Auditing and Taxation from the University of Karachi, and an MBA from Maharishi University of Management.

He brings more than 10 years of valuable experience in implementing Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems for multi-national corporations. Besides teaching SAP courses, he teaches financial modeling and data analysis using Excel.

Featured Classes


SAP – Finance and Controlling


This course focuses on key areas of the financial and management accounting module of SAP ERP. This is the core module of SAP ERP, which is integrated with other SAP modules.


SAP – Enterprise Business Processes


Students learn the business processes of SAP including accounting, sales & distribution processes, procurement process, and warehouse management.


SAP – Enterprise Resource Planning


A thorough overview of the basic SAP tools to view and create reports in financial areas. Students will get experience with creating standard and customized reports from an actual database.

Cost & Aid, 2022-23

US On-Campus MBA

This estimate is based on two semesters (one academic year).

One Academic Year Tuition and Fees
Tuition and fees$19,530
Federal student loans-$19,530
Your payment$0

Federal student loans are also available for approximately $14,000 for housing, meals, books, and personal expenses.

Additional Financial Aid Information

Your FAFSA automatically qualifies you for the majority of federal student loans for this program. The remaining portion is composed of Federal Graduate PLUS loans that require “no adverse credit” or an endorser. Repayment begins after your enrollment ends.

There are a variety of money-saving tax benefits to assist in reducing the cost of education expenses. More about education tax benefits.
Veterans should contact the VA for information on Veterans Education Benefits. MIU is a Yellow Ribbon school. Our Veterans Certifying Official is our Director of Financial Aid.

Loan Repayment Options

Payments are a fixed amount that ensures your loans are paid off within 10 years (within 10 to 30 years for Consolidation Loans).
Payments may be fixed or graduated and will ensure that your loans are paid off within 25 years.
Payments are lower at first and then increase, usually every two years, and are for an amount that will ensure your loans are paid off within 10 years (within 10 to 30 years for Consolidation Loans).
Your monthly payments will be either 10 or 15 percent of discretionary income (depending on when you received your first loans), but never more than you would have paid under the 10-year Standard Repayment Plan.
Payments are recalculated each year and are based on your updated income, family size, and the total amount of your Direct Loans. Any outstanding balance will be forgiven if you haven’t repaid your loan in full after 25 years.
Your monthly payment is based on annual income, but your loan will be paid in full within 15 years.

Tuition, other fees, scholarships, and financial policies are subject to change prior to the entry date. For more information, contact us at finaid@miu.edu for a quick reply — normally one business day — or see more about financial aid.

International On-Campus MBA

This estimate is based on two semesters (one academic year) of this program for a student who is residing on campus.

Annual Cost
Tuition and fees$19,530
Housing (single room*) and meals$7,400
Health Insurance (estimate)$3,506
Personal expenses, books, unexpected needs (estimate)$3,500
Estimated net price$33,936

Tuition, other fees, scholarships, and financial policies are subject to change prior to the entry date.

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