Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting online

Be ready to meet the growing demand for qualified accounting professionals who can provide business leadership and valuable insight into organizational financial decisions with this focused online MBA.

Apply by: 6/21/21
Start Class: 6/28/21

Program Overview

$11,550* Total Tuition
14 months* Duration
33* Credit Hours

Gain the credentials and expertise you need to enhance your career prospects in the Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting online program from Henderson State University. Designed to develop future CPA and CMA leaders, this online MBA prepares you for professional accounting certification as you learn theoretical foundations of accounting principles, advanced auditing and contemporary taxation.

Taught by supportive faculty members, many of whom hold Ph.D.s, our rigorous curriculum examines real-world applications of ethical leadership and data analysis to achieve business objectives. Engage in 100% online coursework that expands your quantitative skills, including accounting for business and financial management, as well as managerial finance. By taking advantage of 7-week courses and multiple start dates a year, you can complete your master's degree online in as few as 14 months.

Career outcomes:

  • Accounting Manager
  • Financial Analyst
  • Business Consultant
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Chief Operating Officer
  • Accounting Manager
  • Financial Analyst
  • Business Consultant
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Chief Operating Officer

In the online MBA in Accounting, you will enhance your skills in:

  • Technical Competence – Critically analyze accounting issues and identify, as well as apply, optimal solutions to address those accounting issues.
  • Oral Communication – Synthesize key business concepts and accounting-related matters in order to communicate them effectively to others while maintaining unwavering integrity.
  • Ethical Reasoning – Learn to apply ethical reasoning in leadership/managerial roles.
  • Strategic Decision-Making – Apply relevant information to arrive at a well-rounded conclusion.
  • Leadership – Apply relevant information to increase understanding of various leadership theories and the application of leadership skills.
  • Technical Competence – Critically analyze accounting issues and identify, as well as apply, optimal solutions to address those accounting issues.
  • Oral Communication – Synthesize key business concepts and accounting-related matters in order to communicate them effectively to others while maintaining unwavering integrity.
  • Ethical Reasoning – Learn to apply ethical reasoning in leadership/managerial roles.
  • Strategic Decision-Making – Apply relevant information to arrive at a well-rounded conclusion.
  • Leadership – Apply relevant information to increase understanding of various leadership theories and the application of leadership skills.

Career outcomes:

  • Accounting Manager
  • Financial Analyst
  • Business Consultant
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Chief Operating Officer
  • Accounting Manager
  • Financial Analyst
  • Business Consultant
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Chief Operating Officer

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$11,550 Total Tuition
14 months Duration
33 Credit Hours
AACSB Accredited, Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

The School of Business at Henderson State University is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International).

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Tuition

The MBA in Accounting online program tuition is the same affordable, pay-by-the-course rate for all U.S. residents. Fees are included in the total tuition. Financial aid may be available for eligible students.

Tuition breakdown:

$11,550 Total Tuition
$350 Tuition per credit hour

Financial Aid

Financial Aid

To be eligible for financial aid, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid online at fafsa.gov. Henderson State’s institutional code is 001098.

Tuition breakdown:

$11,550 Total Tuition
$350 Tuition per credit hour

Calendar

Our MBA in Accounting online program offers a convenient course schedule with 7-week courses and multiple start dates. View the full calendar for all upcoming starts and corresponding deadlines.

Now enrolling:

6/21/21 Apply Date
6/28/21 Class Starts
TermStart DateApp DeadlineDocument DeadlineRegistration DeadlineTuition DeadlineClass End Date
Summer 15/10/214/26/215/3/215/7/215/10/216/18/21
Summer 26/28/216/21/217/6/217/7/216/28/218/6/21
Fall 18/16/218/2/218/9/218/13/218/16/2110/1/21
Fall 210/18/2110/4/2110/11/2110/15/2110/18/2112/10/21
Spring 11/10/221/3/221/3/221/7/221/10/222/25/22
Spring 23/7/222/21/222/28/223/4/223/7/224/22/22

Now enrolling:

6/21/21 Apply Date
6/28/21 Class Starts

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Admissions

We’ve simplified the admission process to help you get started quickly and easily. You can find all requirements for admission to the Henderson online MBA in Accounting below.

Admission Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA
  • GMAT waiver available

  • GPA requirements for unconditional admission: 2.7 cumulative grade point average at the completion of the undergraduate degree or 3.0 average or above in the last 60 hours of undergraduate coursework.
  • GPA requirements for conditional admission: 2.5-2.69 cumulative grade point average at the completion of the undergraduate degree.
  • GMAT Waiver:
    • 3.5 - 4.0 cumalative gpa OR 3.0 - 4.0 last 60 hours gpa Automatic GMAT/GRE Waivers
    • 2.7-2.99 with 3 years of work experience OR
    • 2.5-2.69 with 5 years of work experience.
  • If completing the GMAT, the minimum score is calculated as 200 times the undergraduate GPA plus the GMAT score. The applicant must achieve a minimum index of 1000. The minimum acceptable GMAT score is 400.
  • All applicants for the MBA program must submit their resume.

Courses

In order to earn the MBA in Management online, you will complete 11 courses for a total of 33 credit hours. There are no leveling courses or prerequisites required.

All Concentrations must take these 4 courses.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
The application of accounting to firms in manufacturing, retailing, and service industries. The course emphasizes using accounting information to make management decisions: includes analyzing financial statements, cost analysis, budgeting, and capital investment decisions. These courses will be 7 weeks in Fall/Spring and 10 weeks in Summer
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
A graduate course designed to develop an understanding of leadership styles in management and to further ethical reasoning in the management field.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course addresses "real world" issues from both theoretical and practical standpoints for most types of businesses, proprietorships, partnerships, and corporations. The specific objectives for the course include the following: 1) financial management of the firm with special emphasis on financial planning, capital budgeting, and cost of capital concepts; 2) an analysis of management aspects relating to the inflow and outflow of capital in business enterprise; and 3) practicing financial decision-making through case methods. These courses will be 7 weeks in Fall/Spring and 10 weeks in Summer
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
The course examines the key issues involved in formulating and implementing corporate strategies. These issues are approached from the position of the general manager, who must analyze complex business situations and find realistic solutions to strategic and organizational problems. The course merges various functional areas and provides students with a "total business" perspective on corporate and international strategy. Students also receive an overview of contemporary business and its future.
All students take this course regardless of background prior to being able to register for any additional courses.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
In this course, you will receive the knowledge, skills, and abilities to prepare you for the rigors of the MBA program. In order to accomplish this objective, we deliver online work which covers the fundamentals of accounting, finance, data science/economics, management, and marketing. All incoming MBA students, regardless of undergraduate degree, will enroll in the Boot Camp.
Must take 2 of the following courses; availability will vary.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
An application of micro- and macroeconomic theories to managerial decision-making including demand and cost analysis, theory of the firm, monetary policy and the Federal Reserve System with an emphasis on quantitative economic analysis.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course examines the various ways in which information technology can be leveraged by an organization for competitive advantage and addresses the issue of IT strategy and evaluation. Attention is given to strategic implementation of technology, developing and maintaining secure and effective systems, and externally focused systems.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course will build students' capability to manage an analytics workforce, lead analytics team/project, and operate as an analytics translator. The course will introduce students to the principles of evidence-based management and analytics. This involves the appraising of scientific evidence and the processing of information and data for managerial decision-making. The course will also equip students with skills for gathering primary local evidence for problems and managerial decisions.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
A graduate marketing seminar to provide a comprehensive knowledge of marketing strategy and marketing program development. Students will be expected to read widely in the marketing literature. They will solve business problems using case analyses and/or simulation. It is recommended that this "capstone" course be taken near the end of the student's program of study.
Students must take all of the below
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
A study of the theory of taxation and current topics in taxation. The objective is to provide insight into the structure of the tax system as well as to inform students of recent major changes in the tax law and procedure.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
The primary objective of this course is to explore the theoretical foundations of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. The students should also learn the basics of researching a financial accounting problem. This course will utilize the case method of instruction, a method which requires (among other things) self-motivation, critical thinking and communication skills (both written and oral).
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
By utilizing one of the national review preparation programs, candidates are able to prepare for professional accounting certification such those leading to CPA or CMA status and to develop an understanding of the concepts and theories underpinning professional accounting issues.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
A study of advanced issues including, computer-based information systems, fraud, Security and Exchange Commission regulations, and sampling through the case approach. Prerequisite: ACC 4093.
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