Masters in Business Administration
Specialization in Accounting
This Master’s Degree program in Business Administration is designed to provide the skills knowledge and abilities necessary in the area of Accounting. This specialization is geared towards the fundamental characteristics of an accounting manager providing emphasis in the accounting skills and knowledge required in today’s constant changing economy. Also, it will provide knowledge on the use of technology to communicate and handle information and it will develop and enhance the communication skills and the management capabilities of each person.
The standard Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA) provides the general technical knowledge in specific areas such as Accounting, Finance, Human Resources, and Marketing. However, it lacks on the specific technical knowledge necessary in the accounting area for the application and execution of techniques, tools and procedures at all technical levels. It will allow the development of professional leaders and managers the accounting knowledge that will efficiently operate in the managerial and accounting area. The MBA in Accounting will provide the accounting knowledge with special interest in the areas and application of technology, innovation, management, global economy and international affairs, among others.
The MBA in Accounting will offer courses in Finance, Management, Accounting, Marketing, and other general management functions with a more detail and specific focus or vision. The students in this program will be able to work in current and new business focusing into the local economy as well as into the international and global economy. In addition, this program will allow the students to utilize the current technology at different management levels and will learn to apply the accounting techniques with the technology to be successful in the current dynamic and multi-cultural economy; the students will learn new technical tools that affect the local and global economy and influence the behavior of the human resources and industries.
Program Objectives/ Outcomes:
- To provide a course of study consistent with the needs of the industry.
- To provide the knowledge of the accounting theories.
- To provide the understanding of the processes of accounting and the use of computers.
- To stimulate a positive attitude toward education, strengthening the concept of education as an on-going process.
- To promote participation in community affairs.
- To develop among students good interpersonal and communication skills.
- To provide workshops in management techniques, marketing, accounting, and computers.
ACCO 500-O Accounting Survey
MANA 501-O Organizational Behavior
ACCO 503-O Managerial and Financial Accounting
STAT 555-O Statistics for Managerial Decision Making
MARK 511-O Marketing Management
ECON 519-O Managerial Economics
FINA 503-O Corporate Finance I
MANA 720-O Operations and Production Management
MANA 600-O Business Policy and Ethics
ACCO 506-O Cost Accounting
ACCO 605-O International Accounting
ACCO 610-O Financial Accounting and Reporting I
ACCO 620-O Financial Accounting and Report II
ACCO 706-O Advanced Auditing I
ACCO 707-O Federal Income Tax
ACCO 710-O Advanced Auditing II**
BUSI 600-O Federal Business Law**
ACCO 721-O Accounting Seminar*
Select 1 course from those not selected from the list above
COIS 505-O Information Systems for Managers
FINA 620-O International Finance
FINA 670-O Risk and Insurance
FINA 630-O Investments