MBA with a concentration in Accounting (Certificate Track)

MBA with a concentration in Accounting (Certificate Track)

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Approx. program length:

2 years


Credits:

48


Cost per credit:

$698

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Accreditation:

ACBSP Accredited

* MBA is ACBSP-accredited

Earn your MBA. Specialize it with Accounting.

New financial regulations and changing tax codes require solid accounting skills. Our Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting (Certificate Track) can prepare you to step into this fast-paced field. Courses are taught by instructors averaging 25 years of real-world business experience.

In this Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting (Certificate Track) program, you’ll learn:

  • Managerial accounting
  • Financial accounting and reporting
  • Auditing and taxation
  • Accounting law

This master’s degree program features a certificate option, which allows you to take core courses at the beginning of your degree program. The certificate you earn will be an additional credential, helping you move toward your career goals even before you graduate.

Course length:

6 weeks


Total credits required:

48


Max. number of transfer credits:

6


Accreditation:

ACBSP Accredited

* MBA is ACBSP-accredited

Requirements and prerequisites

You’ll need 48 credits to complete this program. These may be earned through a combination of required and elective courses. Required courses may vary based on previous experience, training or transferable credits.

Transfer credits

Earn your degree faster. Transfer eligible college credits or, if you have a Certified General Accountant (CGA) or Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license, you may be able to apply to have relevant experience evaluated for potential college credit.

Industry review

Our Industry Advisory Council, comprised of business leaders, meets regularly to help ensure our educational programs are up to date and aligned with current and emerging industry trends. This is just one more way a University of Phoenix® MBA degree can help you develop skills you’ll need in the business world.

Core courses

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Management MGT521
3
Seminar In Business Topics BUS515
3
Human Capital Management HRM531
3
Organizational Leadership LDR531
3
Business Law LAW531
3
Accounting ACC561
3
Economics ECO561
3
Corporate Finance FIN571
3
Operations Management OPS571
3
Applied Business Research & Statistics QNT561
3
Marketing MKT571
3
Strategic Planning & Implementation STR581
3
Accounting Theory & Research ACC541
3
Accounting Information Systems ACC542
3
Managerial Accounting & Legal Aspects Of Business ACC543
3
Internal Control Systems ACC544
3
Financial Reporting ACC545
3
Auditing ACC546
3
Taxation ACC547
3
Not-for-profit & Government Accounting ACC548
3
Forensic Accounting ACC556
3
Accounting Ethics ETH557
3

Projected job growth:

10%

According to Bureau of Labor Statistics


Accreditation:

ACBSP Accredited

* MBA is ACBSP-accredited

Job opportunities

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the job growth for accountants and auditors is projected to be 10 percent between 2016 and 2026. A Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting (Certificate Track) degree can help prepare you to be an:

  • Accountant
  • Auditor

Networking opportunities

Access powerful networking tools through our PhoenixLinkTM career services platform. Take advantage of personal career coaching. Search and apply for jobs or make your resumé visible to employers. And connect with employers and alumni through career fairs and mixers. It’s all about connections. And we help you make them.

Accreditation:

* MBA is ACBSP-accredited

Program accreditation

The MBA has been reaffirmed for accreditation until 2027 by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), ensuring the quality of your education.

What does that mean in real life? ACBSP-accredited business programs are committed to quality standards. The quality of the program is continuously benchmarked against specific criteria that prepare students for their industry of choice. Accreditation occurs on a 10-year cycle with regular quality reviews.

View the completion and first-year persistence rates for all ACBSP-accredited business and accounting programs.


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What sets us apart?

When you choose our Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting (Certificate Track) program, you can:

Trust our accreditation

The MBA degree is evaluated regularly by the ACBSP, ensuring the quality of your education.

Prepare to sit for exams

Courses cover a portion of the topics required to help you prepare for the CPA exam, including audit and attestation, financial accounting and reporting, and business environment and concepts.

Finish your degree faster

Transfer eligible college credits or apply to have relevant work experience evaluated for potential credit.

Join a community of graduates – 1 million strong.

Having a degree can make a difference. See how alumna Felicia Evans Long is using her degree to make a “sweet” impact in her community.

Take the next step

It’s time to let your education prepare you for the next level of your career. You’ve got the will. And by taking one course at a time toward a Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting (Certificate Track) degree, you’ve got the way.

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