MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION, ACCOUNTING CONCENTRATION 39 CREDITS ACC CON MBA
Recognizing accounting as a dynamic profession, the Accounting Concentration offers advanced studies in financial accounting, auditing, and taxation. As the business environment changes, accounting professionals will need to be more aware of international accounting standards and the ethical environment and also be adept in technological, legal, and managerial issues. This program offers MBA students flexibility through specialized courses that tailor the program to individual professional needs.
This program is designed for students with accounting undergraduate degrees, business and non-business undergraduates making a career change to accounting, and accounting professionals who desire to upgrade their skills and keep current on issues surrounding the profession. As the accounting profession continues to evolve with the dramatic changes in the business environment, this program prepares graduates with the technological expertise, global perspectives, and interpersonal skills necessary to compete successfully in the accounting field.
Please note: Students who want to sit for the CPA examination may complete the courses required for CPA preparation as part of DU's MBA Accounting concentration. The required courses are ACCT715, ACCT732, and ACCT742. Students that have completed similar courses as part of their undergraduate degree should discuss this option with their advisor.
Davenport’s Master of Business Administration with concentrations requires a minimum of 39 credit hours leading to an MBA. The student should complete the core requirements prior to proceeding to concentration courses.
All students admitted into the Davenport University MBA are expected to have the necessary business foundations prior to entering the 600-level courses. Students without an earned grade of C or better within the last eight years in undergraduate course work in the areas of accounting, finance, management, marketing and statistics will be required to take prerequisite courses (500-level). Students who score below 4.0 on the analytical writing section of the GMAT will be required to take MGMT535 Managerial Communications.
ACCT510 Fundamentals of Accounting Principles and Concepts
BUSN520 Management and Marketing
FINC510 Foundations of Financial Management
MGMT535 Managerial Communications
STAT500 Statistics for Business
|Core Courses||18 cr.|
|ACCT640||Managerial Accounting||3 cr.|
|BUSN650||Business Analysis||3 cr.|
|ECON625||Managerial Economics||3 cr.|
|FINC620||Financial Management||3 cr.|
|MGMT645||Organizational Development and Culture||3 cr.|
|MKTG610||Marketing Strategies||3 cr.|
|Concentration Courses - Select any six of the following courses (which could include an area of emphasis):||18 cr.|
|ACCT625||Accounting Information Systems||3 cr.|
|ACCT730||Taxation of Corporations and Trusts||3 cr.|
|ACCT760||Internal Controls and Legal Issues||3 cr.|
|ACCT761||CMA Prep Financial Planning/Performance Control||3 cr.|
|ACCT762||CMA Prep Financial Decision Making||3 cr.|
|ACCT790||MBA Accounting Internship||3 cr.|
|ACCT795||Accounting Research||3 cr.|
|MGMT755 or MGMT780||Strategic Management and Planning or Global Business Strategies||3 cr.|
|CPA Emphasis:||(9) cr.|
|ACCT715||Federal Taxation||3 cr.|
|ACCT732||Auditing and Assurance||3 cr.|
|ACCT742||Government and Not-for-Profit Accounting||3 cr.|
|Forensic Accounting Emphasis||(12) cr.|
|ACCT780||Forensic Accounting/Fraud Examination||3 cr.|
|ACCT781||Forensic Accounting/Account Fraud Schemes and Data Analysis||3 cr.|
|ACCT782||Forensic Accounting/Law and Investigation||3 cr.|
|ACCT783||Forensic Accounting/Criminology||3 cr.|
|Capstone - Choose one of the following:||3 cr.|
|CAPS781||Business Study Abroad||3 cr.|
|CAPS790||MBA Capstone Internship||3 cr.|
|CAPS799||MBA Capstone Experience||3 cr.|