Master Degree

Master of Business Administration (Accounting)

Accounting is critical to all businesses in the world. Government regulations, rulings, etc. require that businesses understand their financial positions at all times. One of the first courses to be taken is BUS 637, which prepares the student to conduct research for the case study required for the capstone course, MGT 785-Corporate Strategy Formulation and Implementation. In the capstone course, the student will be responsible for an in-depth analysis of the accounting function within an industry and a corporation. The analysis is based on the application of the theory and practical knowledge obtained in the courses taken in Accounting.

However, the following undergraduate courses are required prior to taking major courses. If knowledge has been gained through means other than completion of the courses, students must contact the Registrar's Office to petition for waivers. Undergraduate prerequisite courses :

  • ACC 306 Intermediate Accounting II
  • ACC 318 Contemporary Auditing Theory
  • ACC 450 Corporate Taxation

1. Common Body of Knowledge - 27 credits

  • ACC-505 Financial and Managerial Accounting (3)
  • ECO-5O1 Economic Theory (3)
  • FIN-517 Financial Management (3)
  • MGT-340 Organization Theory and Behavior (3)
  • MGT-511 Quantitative Methods for Business & Management (3)
  • MGT-550 Political, Legal, and Ethical Issues in Business (3)
  • MGT-570 Operation Management (3)
  • MKT-502 Marketing Management (3)

2. Managerial Core - 18 credits

  • BUS-637 Graduate Research Methods (3)
  • FIN-639 Financial & Economic Analysis of the Firm (3)
  • INB-601 International Business Environment (3)
  • ITS-620 lnformation Resources Management (3)
  • MGT-625 Strategic Management (3)
  • MKT-646 Strategic Concepts in Marketing (3)

3. Major - 21 credits

Accounting ( 21 )

  • ACC-450 Corporate Taxation (3)
  • ACC-616 Accounting Theory (3)
  • ACC-619 Auditing Theory (3)
  • ACC-665 Legal Environment for Accounting (3)
  • FIN-655 Corporate Financial Management (3)
  • ITS-626 EDP Auditing (3)
  • MGT-636 Managing Organizational Change (3)

And one elective course. Select from 600 or 700-level Accounting, Finance, Information Technology Systems, International Business, Management or Marketing.