Master - Business Administration Dual Concentration: Accounting & Project Management

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Are you looking to increase your knowledge of accounting principles and practices and enhance your management skills in areas of project control, budgeting, and scheduling? You might, when you choose to become a student of Herzing University's Master of Business Administration with a dual concentration in Accounting and Project Management program. Find out more about this master's degree program here.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

Herzing University's Master of Business Administration with a dual concentration in Accounting and Project Management program could provide you with the opportunity to develop advanced managerial skills and a deeper understanding of leadership practices in finance, accounting, and all phases of project development. You could take classes entirely online or take some classes at select Herzing University campuses. In concentration courses, you could learn how to manage contracts, plan and schedule projects, determine costs and budgets, control technological projects, perform internal and external audits, and use accounting information systems. Courses are also designed to teach you how to analyze corporate tax issues, financial statements, cost issues, and business investments. The core curriculum is designed to provide study in other areas of business, such as marketing, operations, business economics, information technology, and planning strategies. You will also be required to demonstrate your proficiency in methods and techniques studied in the program in the final capstone course, wherein you will perform work duties in an actual or simulated business setting.

What Are the Prerequisites?

As a prospective student of the Master of Business Administration with a dual concentration in Accounting and Project Management program, you should possess a bachelor's degree and possibly have an academic background in math. Strong analytical, problem-solving, and organizational skills are important. Though requirements may vary, you should have earned a high school diploma or equivalent.

What Are the Course Requirements?

You must earn 48 credits to successfully complete Herzing University's Master of Business Administration with a dual concentration in Accounting and Project Management program. The curriculum consists of 30 credits in core courses and 18 credits split between the two concentration areas.

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

Project Management Concentration Courses

Course CodeCourse Title
Select three of the following courses:
MBA 646 Contract and Procurement
MBA 647 Advanced Project Management
MBA 648 Project Cost and Schedule Control
MBA 671 Project Management in Technology

What Could I Do After I Graduate?

Career Opportunities

You might pursue directorial or senior management positions after completing Herzing University's Master of Business Administration with a dual concentration in Accounting and Project Management program. You might work in areas of corporate finance, payroll, auditing, operations, production, or information technology. In addition to corporate departments, you might seek work in accounting firms, financial institutions, or management consulting companies. Positions you could pursue include:

  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Senior Cost Accountant
  • IT Project Manager
  • Budget and Planning Director