Strayer University

MBA - Accounting Concentration

The Master of Business Administration with a Concentration in Accounting program at Strayer University is intended for business professionals who are seeking to enhance their skills and knowledge or prepare for additional career opportunities. Read more about Strayer University's Master of Business Administration with a Concentration in Accounting program here.

Official Program Name:

Master of Business Administration with a Concentration in Accounting

School Offering Program:

Strayer University

Degree Level:

Master's

Program Prerequisites:

Students interested in applying to the Master of Business Administration with a Concentration in Accounting program should already have accounting or business experience and basic knowledge of the most common business software applications. Applicants to Strayer University should have already earned a high school diploma or equivalent; however, graduate or specialized programs may have additional requirements.

Program Description:

Students enrolled in the Master of Business Administration with a Concentration in Accounting program at Strayer University are introduced to financial accounting and management, managerial economics for a globalized economy, and quantitative methods of systems management. Students study organizational leadership and behavior, work teams, group dynamics, communication, conflict resolution, corporate governance, and methods for ensuring legal compliance and ethical standards. Coursework also examines effective marketing management techniques, market research, product development, brand management, and methods for developing effective marketing plans for domestic and foreign markets. Enrollment in the accounting concentration allows students to examine managerial accounting, cost control, budgeting, profit planning, accounting information systems, corporate and partnership taxation, gift and estate taxes, and tax-exempt entities.

Learning Format:

Online and Campus-Based

Total Credits Required:

54 credits

Financial Aid:

Students enrolled in Strayer University may be eligible for federal grants and loans, employer tuition assistance, military benefits, state grants, institutional scholarships, and private loans.

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

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

Area I - Core Component (40.5 credits)

  • 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

Area II - Concentration in Acquisition (13.5 credits)

  • ACC 560: Managerial Accounting
  • ACC 564: Accounting Information Systems
  • ACC 565: Organizational Tax Research and Planning

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Career Paths:

Graduates of the Master of Business Administration with a Concentration in Accounting program at Strayer University could pursue employment with corporations, private businesses, banks, insurance companies, and a variety of other organizations. Graduates could pursue positions such as:

  • Financial Controller
  • Financial Analyst
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Accounting Manager

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