Susan Clark is a graduate of The Ohio State University, earning both a Bachelor’s of Science in Metallurgical Engineering and an MBA. After working in the Consulting Division of Arthur Andersen, Susan began teaching full time at Franklin University, teaching Corporate Finance, Investments, Money & Banking and Senior Seminar. 

In 1999, Susan returned to Ohio State as an adjunct and in 2010 became a Senior Lecturer, teaching Intro to Finance, Investments and Corporate Finance. Susan also teaches in the Distance Learning Program to the regional campuses and is a Certified Master Reviewer and Peer Evaluator for Quality Matters.

Susan received the Max M. Fisher Faculty Eminence Award in 2015 and the Daniel Westerbeck Teaching Excellence Award in 2013. She is the advisor to Delta Sigma Pi Business Fraternity here at Ohio State. Susan resides in Dublin with her husband, Mike.

Areas of Expertise

Corporate Finance

  • Corporate Finance


  • Investments


  • M.B.A., The Ohio State University
  • B.S. Metallurgical Engineering, The Ohio State University


  • BUSFIN 3220 - Business Finance

    Introductory finance class which allows students develop the skills to understand how financial managers make value-maximizing decisions for their firms. Prereq: Econ 2001.01 (200), and 2002.01 (201), and AcctMIS 2200 (211). Prereq or concur: AcctMIS 2300. Not open to students with credit for 620, or to students enrolled in UUSS, UExp or PreBSBA-PR.

  • BUSFIN 4200 - Applications in Finance

    Applications in Finance with a discussion of Investment alternatives such as Money Market instruments, Stocks and Bonds and Corporate Finance issues such as Corporate Governance, Cost of Capital and Capital Budgeting. Prereq: 3220 (620), BusMgt 2320 (330), and 2321 (331). Not open to students with credit for 4210, 4211, 4212 (721), 4220, 4221, or 4222 (722).

  • BUSFIN 4221 - Investments

    Skills for valuation and theories and applications of CAPM, APT, and efficient markets; investment options, forwards and futures, interest rate parity, and relevant market regulation. Prereq: 3220 (620), BusMgt 2320 (330), and 2321 (331). Not open to students with credit for 722, 4220 or 4222.

  • BUSFIN 4211 - Corporate Finance

    Analysis of advanced capital budgeting problems through understanding the theories and applications of capital structure, leasing and real options. Theories and applications in corporate control, corporate governance and mergers and acquisitions. Prereq: 3220 (620), AcctMIS 2200, 2300, BusMgt 2320 (330), 2321 (331), and BusMHR 2291 or 2292 (BusAdm 499.01) Not open to students with credit for 721, 4210 or 4212.