Master - Business Administration Dual Concentration: Accounting & Human Resources

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Are you a business professional seeking to enhance your knowledge and administrative skills in areas of staffing management, accounting, and finance? The curriculum offered in Herzing University's Master of Business Administration with a dual concentration in Accounting and Human Resources program is designed to help you reach this goal. Read on to find out more information about this master's degree program.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

As a student of Herzing University's Master of Business Administration with a dual concentration in Accounting and Human Resources program, you will have the opportunity to study advanced accounting principles and processes and to learn more about employee relations, training, and development. This program can be taken entirely online, or some courses can be taken at select Herzing University campuses. Concentration courses could address staffing strategies, incentive and job analysis techniques, pay structures, organizational development, performance evaluation and improvement methods, internal and external auditing, corporate taxation, budgeting, and investment management. Core courses are designed to offer additional instruction in financial accounting, financial management, and managerial accounting. You'll also have the chance to study marketing, operations, information technology, business planning, project management, and leadership theories. The program's capstone allows for the practical application of methods and techniques studied throughout the curriculum in real or simulated business environments.

What Are the Prerequisites?

Prior to enrolling in the Master of Business Administration with a dual concentration in Accounting and Human Resources program, you should have already earned a bachelor's degree. An academic background in math and strong analytical, problem-solving, and organizational skills could be important. Though requirements may vary, you should have earned a high school diploma or equivalent.

What Are the Course Requirements?

Herzing University's Master of Business Administration with a dual concentration in Accounting and Human Resources program requires the completion of 48 credits. You will take 30 credits in core coursework and split 18 credits between the program's two areas of concentration.

Required Courses

Course CodeCourse Title
MBA 600 Leadership and Organizational Behavior
MBA 606 Research and Decision Making
MBA 615 Marketing
MBA 621 Financial and Managerial Accounting
MBA 626 Information Systems and Technology
MBA 631 Operations and Project Management
MBA 639 Managerial Economics
MBA 645 Finance
MBA 690 Strategic Planning
MBA 691 Graduate Capstone Project

Accounting Concentration Courses

Course CodeCourse Title
Select three of the following courses:
MBA 655 Advanced Auditing
MBA 656 Accounting Information Systems
MBA 657 Advanced Taxation
MBA 658 Advanced Managerial Accounting

Human Resources Concentration Courses

Course CodeCourse Title
Select three of the following courses:
MBA 610 Human Resource Management
MBA 611 Compensation and Rewards Management
MBA 636 Training and Development in Organizations
MBA 638 Managing Organizational Performance
MBA 641 Business and Labor Law

What Could I Do After I Graduate?

Career Opportunities

You could be prepared to explore executive or directorial opportunities after graduating from Herzing University's Master of Business Administration with a dual concentration in Accounting and Human Resources program. You might seek these opportunities in corporate finance departments, accounting firms, human resources departments, labor unions, or government offices. Positions you could pursue include:

  • Payroll Manager
  • Compensation Manager
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Senior Cost Accountant
  • Human Resources Director