Master - Business Administration Dual Concentration: Accounting & Public Safety Leadership

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Are you a professional seeking to enhance your knowledge of accounting principles, leadership practices, and public safety processes? A dual concentration program offered by Herzing University could provide you with an education designed to help you reach this academic goal. Read on to find out more about the Master of Business Administration with a dual concentration in Accounting and Public Safety Leadership program.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

You will have the opportunity to develop managerial skills in accounting, finance, and public safety administration after enrolling in Herzing University's Master of Business Administration with a dual concentration in Accounting and Public Safety Leadership program. Course topics in the areas of concentration could include human resource management, emergency and crisis management, team leading practices, public safety budgeting and training, advanced auditing and tax reporting processes, and managerial accounting. In core courses, you will have the chance to study management practices in finance, marketing, operations, information technology, and business economics. Organizational management, decision-making methods, leadership theories, and strategic business planning could also be discussed. The practical application of concepts and techniques studied in the program is achieved in the capstone course, which requires the completion of a project in an actual or simulated business setting.

What Are the Prerequisites?

Before entering the Master of Business Administration with a dual concentration in Accounting and Public Safety Leadership program, you should have already earned a bachelor's degree. Strong organizational, communication, and problem-solving skills could be important. Though requirements may vary, you should have earned a high school diploma or equivalent.

What Are the Course Requirements?

The Master of Business Administration with a dual concentration in Accounting and Public Safety Leadership program requires the completion of 48 credits. A total of 30 credits are taken in the core curriculum and 18 credits are split between the 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

Public Safety Leadership Concentration Courses

Course CodeCourse Title
Select three of the following courses:
MBA 610 Human Resource Management
MBA 623 Public Safety Administration
MBA 624 Resource Management for Public Safety
MBA 638 Managing Organizational Performance
MBA 647 Advanced Project Management

What Could I Do After I Graduate?

Career Opportunities

Once you have graduated from Herzing University's Master of Business Administration with a dual concentration in Accounting and Public Safety Leadership program, you could explore executive or senior management opportunities in the public or private sectors. You might seek positions in corporate finance departments, accounting firms, federal law enforcement agencies, community centers, or emergency management companies. Positions you could pursue include:

  • Corporate Safety Director
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Corporate Accounting Manager