MBA - Accounting

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Colorado Technical University's Master of Business Administration in Accounting program is designed to prepare you for management positions in the finance industry. Learn more about the Master of Business Administration in Accounting program at CTU here.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

The Master of Business Administration in Accounting program at Colorado Technical University is available at some of the school's select campuses and online. You have the opportunity to learn about accounting areas like financial reporting, management control, auditing, and taxation. This program is also designed to teach you applied managerial economics, finance, decision-making, and marketing, strategic management, and graduate research methods. You also have a chance to learn how to perform audit reviews, prepare documentation, use accounting information, develop financial reports, and develop a master budget.

What Are the Prerequisites?

Prior to enrolling in CTU's Master of Business Administration in Accounting program, you should already have your bachelor's degree in accounting or a closely related field. Applicants to all of Colorado Technical University's programs must have a high school diploma or equivalent; some programs have additional requirements.

What Are the Course Requirements?

CTU's Master of Business Administration in Accounting program consists of 44 credits. You take 32 credits in core requirements and 12 credits worth of concentration courses.

Core Requirements

Course CodeCourse Name
ACCT 614 Applied Managerial Accounting
ECON 616 Applied Managerial Economics
EMBA 690 Strategic Management in Dynamic Environments
FINC 615 Applied Managerial Finance
INTD 670 Leadership and Ethical Decision-Making
MGMT 600 Applied Managerial Decision-Making
MGMT 605 Graduate Research Methods
MKTG 630 Applied Managerial Marketing

Accounting Concentration Requirements

Course CodeCourse Name
ACCT 618 Taxation and Business Decisions
ACCT 628 Financial Reporting
ACCT 644 Management Control and Auditing

What Could I Do After I Graduate?

Career Opportunities

Once you complete Colorado Technical University's Master of Business Administration in Accounting program, you could be able to pursue leadership positions in the finance industry. You might be able to work in industry, government, or the non-profit sector. Your work could include auditing, handling financial reports, or working with accounting information systems.

Positions you might be interested in include:

  • Accountant
  • Auditor
  • Chief financial officer
  • Controller
  • Financial manager
  • Public accountant

CTU does not guarantee employment or salary. University grants or scholarships are based on established criteria as published in the University's catalog and are awarded after verification that the conditions of eligibility have been met.