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MBA - Accounting

New government regulations, greater scrutiny of corporate finances and business growth continue to fuel the need for accounting professionals with deep knowledge of the important role accounting information plays in corporate decision making. This online Master's of Business Administration in Accounting expands your knowledge in areas such as planning and controlling organizational budgets; auditing and evaluating computerized accounting information systems; accounting for a wide range of business entities, including multinational organizations; using accounting information for decision making; and analyzing, documenting and reporting financial results.

With your Master's in Accounting from Capella, you'll develop and manage a budgeting process, employ data-driven decision-making and apply audit and control processes. You'll also learn to demonstrate ethical and legal accounting practices and apply information technologies to accounting management practices.

Common jobs with an online program in accounting include accountant, chief financial officer, controller, independent or internal auditor, purchasing manager or treasurer. Potential workplaces include accounting firm, bank, financial services agency, government or small business.

To help you build a solid foundation of business knowledge and high level skills, our online MBA program offers:

  • Integrated business disciplines to prepare you to excel in a cross-functional business environment
  • Simulation and a personalized capstone project that allows you to blend knowledge gained throughout the program and apply it to a project meaningful to your career
  • MBA Central, your gateway to program news and resources, current business information, events, networking and exchanges with experts, faculty and peers
  • Mobile access supports learning that fits into your busy lifestyle

Capella University cannot guarantee licensure, endorsement, certification, authorization, other professional credential or salary advancement. State regulations and professional credential standards vary. It is the learner's responsibility to understand and comply with requirements for their states and professional associations. For more information on licensure, see the Licensure section on the School’s website. Enrollment restrictions and/or other restrictions may apply to certain programs. Contact Capella University for more information.

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AccreditationCapella University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA).
RequirementsMaster's students must have a bachelor's degree from an institution accredited by a U.S. Department of Education-recognized accrediting agency or an internationally recognized institution.
Education LevelMaster
LanguageEnglish
Cost Per CreditTuition varies by school and degree program. To receive detailed information on Capella's tuition rates, request a free University Guide.