The Program in Depth

Our Master of Business Administration degree with a specialization in Accounting looks at accounting from a manager’s perspective. This graduate degree program can help students develop the ability to use cost and financial data in the planning, management and controlling functions of a company or organization.

You Can Learn How to:

  • Adapt and innovate to solve problems.
  • Analyze various leader, follower, cultural and situational characteristics that contribute to leadership, and adapt to the needs of situations, employees and co-workers.
  • Apply quantitative reasoning and analysis to business and management problems using knowledge of mathematics, statistics, finance and economics
  • Develop plans to improve business operations.
  • Apply principles of quantitative and qualitative research to business cases and evaluate the quality of research presented based on these principles.
  • Use knowledge of economic concepts, principles and theory to critically analyze and evaluate economic problems and opportunities.
  • Utilize principles of quantitative and qualitative research to business cases and evaluate the quality of research presented based on these principles
  • Use critical thinking skills, including deriving the issue, understanding argument reasoning and developing conclusions.
  • Discuss the opportunities provided by technology for businesses
  • Recognize and manage potential ethical and legal conflicts
  • Communicate effectively in business situations.

Some Courses You'll Take

At AIU, more of the courses you take, on average, are devoted to your field of interest than at other similar schools. For a Master of Business Administration with a specialization in Accounting, your classes can include:

  • Global Financial Management

    Within the context of the multinational firm, this course examines the development of policy, financing options for international business and the mak...

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  • Strategic Management

    The development and implementation by the global enterprise of integrated business strategies and policies is the focus of this applied course. Course...

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  • Accounting for Managers

    This course is designed to allow students to develop the ability to use cost and financial data in the planning, management, and controlling functions...

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AIU’s business administration degree programs with all their specializations, except for Technology Management and Fashion Marketing, are programmatically accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). The Bachelor of Accounting, Master of Accounting, Bachelor of Healthcare Management and Master of Healthcare Management degree programs are not accredited by ACBSP.

A Flexible Degree That Fits Your Life

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You’ll study under professors who are industry veterans, learning the most relevant skills, fundamental practices and useful knowledge in the field.

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Move forward with AIU’s one-year online MBA program. Designed with 24/7 flexibility for busy professionals, this accredited MBA program can be completed in less than 12 months.

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