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.
We can help you 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.
At AIU, more of the courses you take, on average, are devoted to your field of interest than at other similar schools. Your classes may 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 making of standard financial management decisions.
The development and implementation by the global enterprise of integrated business strategies and policies is the focus of this applied course. Course contents include the planning, implementation, management, and evaluation of the corporate resources, products, and assets. Advanced research is an integral component of this course.
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 of an organization. Students focus on the budget process, utilization of internal and external data for control and performance analysis, and the allocation of resources to achieve corporate objectives.
Accounting Information Systems
The course covers the development and application of accounting information system, including analysis, design, control concepts, and implementation. Emphasis is placed upon developing abilities to understand the processing of accounting data in the computer environment and the controls that are necessary to assure accuracy and reliability of the data processed by the accounting system.
Public and Not-for-Profit Accounting
This course is an introduction to the theory and application of authoritative guidance, rules and regulations that govern governmental and not-for-profit entities such as colleges, universities, hospitals, and associations. This course emphasizes the similarities and differences between government, not-for-profit and commercial accounting methods and procedures./p>
Leadership and Ethics for Managers
In this course, students explore the interaction between leaders, followers, and situations. The course involves the consideration of opportunities and ethical challenges of leadership.