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Accounting, M.B.A.

College of Business

A degree in accounting is lucrative and rewarding for anyone who loves solving programs, analyzing data, and interacting with people. If you want to prepare yourself to pass the CPA exam and/or assume management positions, a master of business administration (MBA) with a concentration in accounting is perfect for you.

A Degree Focused on Service

Our program expands your accounting knowledge in two key areas: government/nonprofit accounting and fraud examination. This prepares you for work in both fields, which are important and personally fulfilling industries for service-oriented professionals.

With a core in business administration, our MBA-accounting program teaches future professionals how to become leaders and instills business ethics, theory, and motivational skills in students. The program incorporates the Becker CPA Review in the curriculum, providing 6 credits toward your MBA. The Review acts as the capstone for the program. By completing our program, you will earn an MBA and be well prepared to sit for each part of the CPA exam.

A Wide Field of Careers

There are numerous paths available to graduates of the MBA-accounting program such as becoming a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) or Certified Government Auditing Professional (CGAP), or working as agents in the FBI or the U.S. Postal Inspector Service.

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