Master of Business Administration - Accounting

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Students enrolled in American InterContinental University's Master of Business Administration in Accounting program have the opportunity to learn about strategic management, financial statement analysis, and other relevant topics. Read on if you'd like to learn more about American InterContinental's Master of Business Administration in Accounting program.

What Kind of Program Is It?

The Master of Business Administration in Accounting program at American InterContinental University is designed to teach you the skills needed to become strong in areas such as critical thinking, quantitative reasoning, and management. The accounting specialization gives you an opportunity to study topics such as financial statement analysis and accounting for managers. The degree program consists of six core business courses and two classes in the accounting specialization.

What are the Prerequisites?

If you are thinking about applying to American InterContinental University's Master of Business Administration in Accounting program you should have a strong interest in the fields of accounting, management, and finance. Applicants to American InterContinental University's program should have already earned a high school diploma or equivalent; some programs may have additional requirements.

What are the Course Requirements?

Required courses for the Master of Business Administration in Accounting program include advanced business courses as well as specialization courses in the area of finance and accounting. Some courses you may take include:

Business Core Courses

Course Code Course Name
BUS 610 Economics for the Global Manager
FIN 630 Global Financial Management
MGT 600 Business Research for Decision-Making
MGT 615 Leadership and Ethics for Managers
MGT 680 Strategic Management
MGT 640 A Managerial Approach to Marketing

Accounting Courses

Course Code Course Name
ACG 610 Accounting for Managers
FIN 620 Financial Statement Analysis

What Could I Do After I Graduate?

Career Opportunities

After completing American InterContinental University's Master of Business Administration in Accounting program, you could have the opportunity to work for businesses, corporations, or the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Many professionally licensed accountants choose to instead open their own tax services business. Some possible career paths you could choose include:

  • Certified public accountant
  • Internal auditor
  • Management accountant
  • Compliance auditor

Advanced Degrees

If you would like to further your graduate study in accounting, you could choose to pursue a doctoral degree in the field. A Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration with a specialization in Accounting program gives students an opportunity to compete for academic teaching positions with universities and colleges. Topics covered in such a degree program may include research in business and management and data analysis. A dissertation will also likely be required.