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MBA in Accounting

Colorado Technical University's Master of Business Administration in Accounting program is designed to give students the accounting skills needed to work in business, government, or non-profit organizations. Lean more about the Master of Business Administration in Accounting program at CTU here.

Official Program Name:

Master of Business Administration in Accounting

School Offering Program:

Colorado Technical University

Degree Level:

Master's

Program Prerequisites:

Students interested in the Master of Business Administration in Accounting program at CTU should be good with numbers and interested in dealing with financial information. Applicants to Colorado Technical University's graduate programs should have already earned a bachelor's degree.

Program Description:

CTU's Master of Business Administration in Accounting program is designed to teach students about financial reporting, management control, auditing, and taxation. Core courses give students the opportunity to learn about applied managerial accounting, economics, finance, decision-making, and marketing, strategic management, leadership and ethical decision-making, and graduate research methods. Students who complete this program could be able to perform audit reviews, use accounting information for managerial control evaluation, develop financial reports, and develop a master budget. This program consists of 32 credits of core requirements and 12 credits of concentration courses.

Learning Format:

Offered online and at selected campuses

Program Length:

44 credits

Financial Aid:

Financial aid is available for those who qualify, and Colorado Technical University's staff help students identify aid options. Aid opportunities include federal grants; military aid; and federal, state, and private lending programs. Financial aid options differ based on the program's learning format.

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Required Courses for a Master of Business Administration in Accounting:

Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Colorado Technical University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Core Requirements

  • ACCT 614: Applied Managerial Accounting (4 credits)
  • ECON 616: Applied Managerial Economics (4 credits)
  • EMBA 690: Strategic Management in Dynamic Environments (4 credits)
  • FINC 615: Applied Managerial Finance (4 credits)
  • INTD 670: Leadership and Ethical Decision-Making (4 credits)
  • MGMT 600: Applied Managerial Decision-Making (4 credits)
  • MGMT 605: Graduate Research Methods (4 credits)
  • MKTG 630: Applied Managerial Marketing (4 credits)

Concentration Requirements

  • ACCT 618: Taxation and Business Decisions (4 credits)
  • ACCT 628: Financial Reporting (4 credits)
  • ACCT 644: Management Control and Auditing (4 credits)

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Career Paths:

Students who complete Colorado Technical University's Master of Business Administration in Accounting program could pursue employment in the accounting field. They might be able to work in the public, private, or non-profit sectors. Their work could include auditing, bookkeeping, financial accounting, or managerial accounting.

Positions that students might be able to pursue include:

  • Accountant
  • Accounting executive
  • Auditor
  • Budget analyst
  • Chief financial officer
  • Credit manager
  • Controller
  • Financial manager
  • Personal financial advisor

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.

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