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MBA in Accounting

The Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting program at Southern New Hampshire University is designed for those who might be currently working in corporate finance or accounting and who wish to further develop their knowledge of accounting processes and procedures. Continue reading to find out more about this master's degree program.

Official Program Name:

Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting

School Offering Program:

Southern New Hampshire University

Program Prerequisites:

Aspiring students of the Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting program might possess a bachelor's degree in finance or accounting and have some professional experience in a business setting. Strong analytical, communication, and problem-solving skills are helpful. All applicants to Southern New Hampshire University programs must have earned a bachelor's degree to seek admission into this master's degree program.

Program Description:

The coursework offered in Southern New Hampshire University's Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting program is designed to focus on advanced topics in finance, taxation, and managerial practices. Courses in the concentration area could address financial statement preparation, asset and liability reporting, financial planning, and income taxes. Related core courses could provide study in managerial accounting, financial markets, and financial decision-making processes. In other core courses, students could learn about marketing strategies, corporate leadership practices, business economics, operations management, and cultural diversity in business settings.

Learning Format:

Online

Financial Aid:

Federal financial aid is available to those who qualify. Contact the SNHU Financial Aid office to learn more about your financial aid options.

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Required Courses for a Master of Business Administration with a Concentration in Accounting:

MBA Foundation Courses

  • MBA 501: Mathematics and Statistics for Business
  • MBA 502: Economics for Business
  • MBA 503: Financial Reporting and Analysis
  • MBA 610: Business Law
  • OL 500: Human Behavior in Organizations

MBA Core 1 Courses (to be taken after completing foundation courses)

  • MBA 515: Business Environment, Innovations and Entrepreneurship
  • MBA 520: Accounting and Financial Analysis
  • MBA 550: Leading in an Organization
  • MBA 560: Marketing and Strategy

MBA Core 2 Courses (to be taken after completing Core 1 courses)

  • MBA 635: Ethics, Corporate Culture, and Social Responsibility
  • MBA 640: Finance, Economics, and Decision Making
  • MBA 665: Government Impact on Business
  • MBA 690: Operations Management and Technology

Accounting Concentration Courses

  • ACC 610: Financial Reporting I
  • ACC 620: Financial Reporting II
  • TAX 660: Tax Factors in Business Decisions

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Career Paths:

Graduates of Southern New Hampshire University's Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting program could seek greater responsibilities in their current positions, if applicable, or explore administrative opportunities in the field. They might pursue these opportunities in corporate finance departments, accounting firms, tax firms, financial institutions, or government agencies.

Positions graduates could pursue include:

  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Senior Tax Accountant
  • Cost Accounting Manager

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