Master in Business Administration: Accounting

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Students enrolled in Strayer University's Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting program have the opportunity to learn about accounting information systems, managerial accounting, and other relevant topics. If you are interested in learning more about Strayer University's Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting program, read on.

What Kind of Program Is It?

Strayer University's Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting program is divided into a core component group of courses and concentration courses in accounting. Should you choose to enroll, you will have the opportunity to learn about organizational tax research and planning, managerial accounting, and accounting information systems. The core business courses cover a multitude of advanced topics such as marketing management, financial accounting, quantitative methods, and strategic management.

What Are the Prerequisites?

If you are interested in enrolled in Strayer University's Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting program, you should have strong problem-solving skills and be comfortable working with numbers. Applicants to Strayer University's programs should have a high school diploma or equivalent; some programs may have additional requirements.

What Are the Course Requirements?

The Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting program consists of 54 credits: 40.5 core units and 13.5 concentration units.

Business Courses

Area 1 Core Component
ACC 557 Financial Accounting
BUS 508 The Business Enterprise
BUS 520 Leadership and Organizational Behavior
BUS 599 Strategic Management
ECO 550 Managerial Economics and Globalization
FIN 534 Financial Management
LEG 500 Law, Ethics, and Corporate Governance
MAT 540 Quantitative Methods
MKT 500 Marketing Management

Accounting Courses

Area 2 Major Component
ACC 560 Managerial Accounting
ACC 564 Accounting Information Systems
ACC 565 Organizational Tax Research and Planning

What Could I Do After I Graduate?

Career Opportunities

Once you have finished Strayer University's Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting, you will have the opportunity to compete for jobs in the field. Job opportunities could exist with non-profits, private companies, the federal government, and tax firms. Some graduates may choose to open their own tax preparation services business. Qualities of successful job applicants may include strong problem-solving and communication skills. Some possible job titles may include:

  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Internal Auditor
  • Tax Consultant
  • Managerial Accountant