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 (This course is recommended for those students who do not possess a background in business administration although this course is worth 3 credit hours, they are not counted towards the total amount of credits for the degree)
HURE 501-O Human Capital Management
MANA 505-O Management Information Systems
MANA 600-O Business Policy and Ethics
MANA 720-O Operations and Production Management
ACCO 503-O Managerial and Financial Accounting /p>
ECON 519-O Managerial Economics
MARK 511-O Marketing Management
STAT 556-O Applied Managerial Statistics
ACCO 615-O Corporate Financial Reporting: Operations
ACCO 616-O Corporate Financial Reporting: Financial Transactions
ACCO 711-O Contemporary Assurances and Audit Services
ACCO 720-O Accounting Capstone
FINA 670-O Risk and Insurance