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Online MBA in Accounting

Considered the language of business, an accounting education prepares students for a career of endless opportunity.

You will develop technical competence in financial accounting and reporting, managerial cost accounting, income taxation, accounting information systems, and auditing and assurance services. You will also build accounting and business software skills and develop an understanding of ethical issues and practices in the accounting profession.

Degree Requirements

The Online MBA program consists of 33 credit hours (approximately 12 courses). This includes a core curriculum, in addition to courses in the concentration of choice. All courses are three credit hours unless otherwise specified.

Core Curriculum (24 credit hours) Credits
Total Program Credit Hours 33

The following courses comprise the core curriculum:

ACCT 5000 Accounting Concepts 2
BUSA 5000 Decision Concepts 1
ACCT 5200 Accounting for Managerial Decision Making 3
BUSA 5200 Decision Making Under Uncertainty 3
FINA 5100 Corporate Finance 3
MGMT 5101 Innovation and Design Thinking 3
MGMT 5111 Leadership and Organizational Behavior 3
MKTG 5200 Marketing Strategy 3
MGMT 5750 Global Strategic Management (Capstone) 3

Students also must take nine (9) hours of 5000 level courses in Accounting, which would include three courses from the following:

ACCT 5110 Advanced Managerial Cost Accounting for Accounting Executives 3
ACCT 5120 Special Topics in Accounting 3
ACCT 5210 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) 3
ACCT 5250 Advanced Topics in Taxation 3
ACCT 5352 Advanced Financial Accounting & International Issues 3
ACCT 5370 Commercial Law for Accountants 3
ACCT 5440 Governmental & Non-Profit Issues for Accounting Executives 3
ACCT 5470 Forensic & Investigative Accounting 3
ACCT 5900 Accounting Internship/Research 3

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The following six undergraduate courses are required prerequisites for the Accounting Concentration: Principles of Financial Accounting, Principles of Managerial Accounting, Managerial Cost Accounting, Taxation of the Individual, Intermediate Financial Accounting I, and Intermediate Financial Accounting II.

Application deadlines

There are five eight-week terms giving applicants flexibility in their start date for the program.


Term 1: July 15

Term 2: September 1


Term 1: November 15

Term 2: February 1


Term 1: April 15

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