Master of Business Administration: Accounting

Master of Business Administration: Accounting

Accounting Concentration in Rowan's MBA

With the most customizable MBA curriculum in the region, you’ll have the ability to hone your skills in specific areas of business – or explore building knowledge across sectors -- to expand your insights and set yourself apart from the competition.

An MBA Concentration in Accounting is an ideal option for those that want a career that draws on their quantitative strengths and detail-oriented skill sets along with working on cyclical and special projects involving advising, problem-solving, management and planning. Explore preparing and using financial reporting statements, mastering budgeting processes and operational planning, and advanced accounting principles that are crucial for careers in roles such as CPA, tax manager, budget analyst, or auditing manager. Accounting talent is in demand across diverse industries such as insurance, healthcare, or information technology, as well as in the public sector, serving accounting or financial management functions in nonprofit or government. Long term career goals might include positions such as chief financial officer, financial analyst, or financial manager.

 

MBA Curriculum Requirements and Options

All Rowan MBA students pursue the same 18 credits of to satisfy core requirements of the 36-credit curriculum. Rowan MBA students also enjoy the freedom of customizing 18 credits to meet career pursuits. The flexible, customized 18 credits are pursued via six 3-credit courses: two areas of concentration or one area of concentration and three elective courses.

Rowan MBA students can choose two related Concentrations to build significant depth, two distinct Concentrations to build breadth, or even choose one concentration and three elective courses across disciplines to gain a wide view from varying perspectives.

 

Accounting Concentration Coursework

Rowan MBA students select 3 courses, or 9 credits, from the below courses to satisfy pursuit of an Accounting Concentration:

Course Number Title S.H. (Credits)
ACC 03502 Advanced Managerial Accounting 3
ACC 03507 Government and Not-For-Profit Accounting 3
ACC 03509 Intermediate Financial Accounting 3
ACC 03510 Financial Statement Analysis 3
ACC 03511 Introduction to Federal Taxation 3
ACC 03512
Advanced Accounting Information Systems
and Business Process Controls
3
ACC 03513 Financial Accounting Problems and Practice 3
ACC 03514
Accounting Legal Liability & Professional
Responsibility
3
ACC 03515 Forensic Accounting and Fraud Examination 3
 
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