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 is a Certified Master Reviewer and Peer Evaluator for Quality Matters and a Faculty Partner for Cengage.

Susan received the Fisher College of Business Outstanding Undergraduate Instructor Award in 2023, the Max M. Fisher Faculty Eminence Award in 2015, and the Daniel Westerbeck Teaching Excellence Award in 2013. She was awarded the ENGIE-Axium & Fisher College of Business Teaching Fellow in 2019. 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 4219 - Advanced Corporate Finance
This course is a capstone undergraduate elective in the area of Corporate Finance. The course helps students bridge the gap between the theory of finance, covered in other courses, and the reality of decision-making as a financial manager through the use of real-world case studies. Students learn to analyze real-world problems and provide recommendations to a best course of action. Prereq: 4211, 4221, and BusMHR 2291 or 2292. Not open to students with credit for or currently enrolled in 4229 or 4239.