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Master of Business Administration with a Concentration in Accounting Online

Enhance your career value and advance to more senior accounting leadership and management roles with the critical competencies you will develop in this respected, AACSB-accredited online MBA in Accounting.

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Start class: 9/9/24
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Overview

Advance your career with our online MBA in Accounting

$21,234 Total Tuition
12 months Duration
30* Credit Hours

Delivering exceptional value, our online Master of Business Administration with a Concentration in Accounting combines affordable tuition and maximum flexibility. As part of the renowned University of Wisconsin System, UW-Parkside offers this 100% online program to prepare you quickly with career-relevant leadership and management strategies critical to professional advancement.

Learn how to assess risk and profitability, apply Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS) to financial reports, manage corporate taxation, and make data-driven decisions. This AACSB-accredited program includes free use of Microsoft® Excel®, Microsoft® Access®, and Tableau® to build databases, generate reports, and develop visual analytics. Course work may be applied to requirement eligibility to sit for the CPA Exam.

Accreditation:

AACSB Accredited logo

The Department of Business programs in the College of Business, Economics, and Computing at UW-Parkside are accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International).

In this online MBA program, you will learn:

  • The purpose, underlying concepts, and accounting principles related to financial statements
  • Profit and risk assessment, both historic and predictive, with an understanding of various analysis methodologies, including ratio, vertical, and horizontal
  • Reporting requirements and resolution of audit issues, based on Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS)
  • Identification and management of corporate taxation issues
  • The use of data analytics in real-world situations to drive decisions and propose solutions
  • The purpose, underlying concepts, and accounting principles related to financial statements
  • Profit and risk assessment, both historic and predictive, with an understanding of various analysis methodologies, including ratio, vertical, and horizontal
  • Reporting requirements and resolution of audit issues, based on Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS)
  • Identification and management of corporate taxation issues
  • The use of data analytics in real-world situations to drive decisions and propose solutions

As a graduate, you will be prepared for a variety of careers, including:

  • Corporate Accountant
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Financial Controller
  • Finance Director
  • Business Manager
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Financial Advisor
  • Controller
  • Corporate Accountant
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Financial Controller
  • Finance Director
  • Business Manager
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Financial Advisor
  • Controller

Also Available:

University of Wisconsin-Parkside offers a variety of specialized MBA programs. Learn about our other MBA online degree programs.

$21,234 Total Tuition
12 months Duration
30 Credit Hours
Apply Now

Need More Information?

Call 844-492-2160

Call 844-492-2160

Tuition

See how easily our tuition fits your budget

Tuition for the MBA with a Concentration in Accounting online degree program is the same for in-state and out-of-state students. All fees are included.

Tuition breakdown:

$21,234 Total Tuition
$707.80 Per Credit Hour

Tuition breakdown:

$21,234 Total Tuition
$707.80 Per Credit Hour

Calendar

Jot down these key deadlines

The MBA with a Concentration in Accounting program is delivered in an online format ideal for working professionals, conveniently featuring multiple start dates each year. Choose the start date that best suits your goals.

Now enrolling:

8/19/24 Apply Date
9/9/24 Class Starts
TermStart DateApp DeadlineDocument DeadlineRegistration DeadlineTuition DeadlineClass End DateTerm Length
Summer II7/8/246/17/246/21/247/2/247/7/248/23/247 weeks
Fall I9/9/248/19/248/23/249/3/249/8/2410/25/247 weeks
Fall II10/28/2410/14/2410/18/2410/22/2410/27/2412/13/247 weeks

Now enrolling:

8/19/24 Apply Date
9/9/24 Class Starts

Have questions or need more information about our online programs?

Ready to take the rewarding path toward earning your degree online?

Admissions

Follow these steps to apply to the online MBA in Accounting

For unconditional admission into the MBA with a Concentration in Accounting online program, you must hold a bachelor’s degree and provide transcripts from all institutions previously attended as well as meet the requirements below.

Admission Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university
  • Official transcripts
  • No GMAT required

MBA online admission requirements (based on undergraduate GPA)

  • 2.75 and above. Applicants must have transcripts sent directly to UW-Parkside from all previous institutions attended. No GMAT will be required.
  • 2.5 to 2.749–In addition to transcripts, applicants must submit a resume verifying a minimum of three years of managerial- and/or professional-level experience. Without the required work experience, applicants are required to submit two recommendations. No GMAT will be required.
  • 2.33 to 2.49–In addition to transcripts, applicants must submit a resume verifying a minimum of three years of managerial- and/or professional-level experience, and two recommendations. No GMAT will be required.

Official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended, regardless if they appear on the degree awarding transcript or not, should be mailed directly from the institution(s) to UW-Parkside at this address:

Admissions Office
University of Wisconsin-Parkside
900 Wood Road
Kenosha, WI 53144

Official transcripts sent directly from issuing institution(s) are also accepted electronically by selecting UW-Parkside as the receiving institution and/or providing [email protected] as the email address.

A non-refundable application fee of $56.

Applicants are also strongly encouraged to email a copy of their current resume at the time of application to [email protected].

Have a question? Call us at 844-492-2160.

Courses

Preview the courses in the accounting MBA online program

The MBA with a Concentration in Accounting online curriculum is comprised of 30 credit hours, including 24 credit hours of MBA core courses and six credit hours of electives. Applicants may be granted a waiver of one or both of the required foundation courses (MBA 502: Foundations in Finance & Accounting and MBA 512: Foundations in Statistics and Economics), based on a review of the applicant’s official transcripts.

Applicants may be granted a waiver of one or both foundation courses, based on a review of the applicant's official transcripts.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Introduces financial and managerial accounting principles and tools used in managing businesses.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Introduces descriptive statistics, probability and expectations, theoretical distributions, sampling distributions, estimations, and hypothesis testing. Focuses on three major macroeconomics variables (GDP, inflation, and unemployment) and analysis of both fiscal and monetary policies.
You must take the following courses.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Focuses on challenges and opportunities associated with being an effective, creative and innovative manager in the increasingly complex, disruptive, and competitive workplace.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Delves into the role of accounting in the successful management of business enterprises; identification of relevant cost and revenue information for managerial decisions; application of analytical reasoning and formal models to various business problems.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Reinforces and explores in detail the concepts and techniques of modern operations management. Uses case studies, simulation, and real life business issues to examine new and emerging trends.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Explores the basics of project planning and control, PERT/CRM, work breakdown structures, cost control, matrix organization, resources scheduling and leveling, and outsourcing. Introduces project management software.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Introduces various technologies for business decision making. Includes decision support systems, technologies for achieving operational excellence, enterprise systems, customer relationship management systems, business intelligence systems, data mining, strategic decision making based on data and forecasting.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Examines the theory and practice of corporate finance; fundamental ideas such as the time value of money and its role in valuation. Applies techniques to major decision areas that face financial managers.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Examines traditional theories and contemporary managerial perspectives to optimize organizational effectiveness. Includes leadership, motivation and performance, decision making and empowerment, organization climate, culture and change, individual human processes, and overall global management.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Focuses on the demands of organizational leadership. Examines theories, strategies, and approaches to leadership including the effect of globalization and the role of ethics on leadership.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Focuses on managing and coordinating diverse workers across national boundaries using case studies and current managerial different dilemmas in different cultures.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Utilizes case studies to hone analytical and decision making skills for marketing. Focuses on the various kinds of problems in marketing that the modern decision maker must resolve.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Provides advanced learning experience in competitive decision making through the use of an online business simulation.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Focuses on strategic management as an essential function for all types of organizations and firms. Emphasizes advanced strategic management concepts, particularly business-level and corporate-level strategy formulation, implementation, and control.
You must take three of the following courses.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
This course explores financial reporting topics introduced in fundamental financial accounting class. It discusses financial reporting issues in terms of its effect on assessments of a firm’s profitability and risk and illustrates how to use financial statements for decision making.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
This course focuses on understanding and improving competence in auditing theory and forensic methods in practice.  Students will be able to understand how to fulfill internal and external auditing requirements by applying auditing theory and practice, emphasizing audit standards and evidence, and implementing, and adhering to internal controls.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
This course focuses on maintaining and improving competence in dealing with managerial issues regarding corporate tax compliance. Students will be able to understand how to fulfill Federal filing requirements and prevent non-compliance.  The course concentrates on the managerial tax function, including both administrative input and the use of tax accounting information.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
This course will cover data analytics in accounting. Students will acquire skills to help management identify risks, gain actionable insights, and react quickly to opportunities and/or competitions.
  • Over the years, UW-Parkside has been cited as one of the most affordable AACSB-accredited MBA programs in the nation.

Overview

Advance your career with our online MBA in Accounting

$21,234 Total Tuition
12 months Duration
30 Credit Hours

Delivering exceptional value, our online Master of Business Administration with a Concentration in Accounting combines affordable tuition and maximum flexibility. As part of the renowned University of Wisconsin System, UW-Parkside offers this 100% online program to prepare you quickly with career-relevant leadership and management strategies critical to professional advancement.

Learn how to assess risk and profitability, apply Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS) to financial reports, manage corporate taxation, and make data-driven decisions. This AACSB-accredited program includes free use of Microsoft® Excel®, Microsoft® Access®, and Tableau® to build databases, generate reports, and develop visual analytics. Course work may be applied to requirement eligibility to sit for the CPA Exam.

Accreditation:

AACSB Accredited logo

The Department of Business programs in the College of Business, Economics, and Computing at UW-Parkside are accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International).

In this online MBA program, you will learn:

  • The purpose, underlying concepts, and accounting principles related to financial statements
  • Profit and risk assessment, both historic and predictive, with an understanding of various analysis methodologies, including ratio, vertical, and horizontal
  • Reporting requirements and resolution of audit issues, based on Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS)
  • Identification and management of corporate taxation issues
  • The use of data analytics in real-world situations to drive decisions and propose solutions
  • The purpose, underlying concepts, and accounting principles related to financial statements
  • Profit and risk assessment, both historic and predictive, with an understanding of various analysis methodologies, including ratio, vertical, and horizontal
  • Reporting requirements and resolution of audit issues, based on Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS)
  • Identification and management of corporate taxation issues
  • The use of data analytics in real-world situations to drive decisions and propose solutions

As a graduate, you will be prepared for a variety of careers, including:

  • Corporate Accountant
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Financial Controller
  • Finance Director
  • Business Manager
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Financial Advisor
  • Controller
  • Corporate Accountant
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Financial Controller
  • Finance Director
  • Business Manager
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Financial Advisor
  • Controller

Also Available:

University of Wisconsin-Parkside offers a variety of specialized MBA programs. Learn about our other MBA online degree programs.

$21,234 Total Tuition
As few as 12 months Duration
30 Credit Hours

Accreditation:

AACSB Accredited logo

The Department of Business programs in the College of Business, Economics, and Computing at UW-Parkside are accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International).

Need More Information?

Call 844-492-2160

Call 844-492-2160

Tuition

See how easily our tuition fits your budget

Tuition for the MBA with a Concentration in Accounting online degree program is the same for in-state and out-of-state students. All fees are included.

Tuition breakdown:

$21,234 Total Tuition
$707.80 Per Credit Hour

Tuition breakdown:

$21,234 Total Tuition
$707.80 Per Credit Hour

Calendar

Jot down these key deadlines

The MBA with a Concentration in Accounting program is delivered in an online format ideal for working professionals, conveniently featuring multiple start dates each year. Choose the start date that best suits your goals.

Now enrolling:

8/19/24 Apply Date
9/9/24 Class Starts
TermStart DateApp DeadlineDocument DeadlineRegistration DeadlineTuition DeadlineClass End DateTerm Length
Summer II7/8/246/17/246/21/247/2/247/7/248/23/247 weeks
Fall I9/9/248/19/248/23/249/3/249/8/2410/25/247 weeks
Fall II10/28/2410/14/2410/18/2410/22/2410/27/2412/13/247 weeks

Now enrolling:

8/19/24 Apply Date
9/9/24 Class Starts

Admissions

Follow these steps to apply to the online MBA in Accounting

For unconditional admission into the MBA with a Concentration in Accounting online program, you must hold a bachelor’s degree and provide transcripts from all institutions previously attended as well as meet the requirements below.

Admission Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university
  • Official transcripts
  • No GMAT required

MBA online admission requirements (based on undergraduate GPA)

  • 2.75 and above. Applicants must have transcripts sent directly to UW-Parkside from all previous institutions attended. No GMAT will be required.
  • 2.5 to 2.749–In addition to transcripts, applicants must submit a resume verifying a minimum of three years of managerial- and/or professional-level experience. Without the required work experience, applicants are required to submit two recommendations. No GMAT will be required.
  • 2.33 to 2.49–In addition to transcripts, applicants must submit a resume verifying a minimum of three years of managerial- and/or professional-level experience, and two recommendations. No GMAT will be required.

Official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended, regardless if they appear on the degree awarding transcript or not, should be mailed directly from the institution(s) to UW-Parkside at this address:

Admissions Office
University of Wisconsin-Parkside
900 Wood Road
Kenosha, WI 53144

Official transcripts sent directly from issuing institution(s) are also accepted electronically by selecting UW-Parkside as the receiving institution and/or providing [email protected] as the email address.

A non-refundable application fee of $56.

Applicants are also strongly encouraged to email a copy of their current resume at the time of application to [email protected].

Have a question? Call us at 844-492-2160.

Courses

Preview the courses in the accounting MBA online program

The MBA with a Concentration in Accounting online curriculum is comprised of 30 credit hours, including 24 credit hours of MBA core courses and six credit hours of electives. Applicants may be granted a waiver of one or both of the required foundation courses (MBA 502: Foundations in Finance & Accounting and MBA 512: Foundations in Statistics and Economics), based on a review of the applicant’s official transcripts.

Applicants may be granted a waiver of one or both foundation courses, based on a review of the applicant's official transcripts.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Introduces financial and managerial accounting principles and tools used in managing businesses.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Introduces descriptive statistics, probability and expectations, theoretical distributions, sampling distributions, estimations, and hypothesis testing. Focuses on three major macroeconomics variables (GDP, inflation, and unemployment) and analysis of both fiscal and monetary policies.
You must take the following courses.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Focuses on challenges and opportunities associated with being an effective, creative and innovative manager in the increasingly complex, disruptive, and competitive workplace.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Delves into the role of accounting in the successful management of business enterprises; identification of relevant cost and revenue information for managerial decisions; application of analytical reasoning and formal models to various business problems.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Reinforces and explores in detail the concepts and techniques of modern operations management. Uses case studies, simulation, and real life business issues to examine new and emerging trends.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Explores the basics of project planning and control, PERT/CRM, work breakdown structures, cost control, matrix organization, resources scheduling and leveling, and outsourcing. Introduces project management software.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Introduces various technologies for business decision making. Includes decision support systems, technologies for achieving operational excellence, enterprise systems, customer relationship management systems, business intelligence systems, data mining, strategic decision making based on data and forecasting.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Examines the theory and practice of corporate finance; fundamental ideas such as the time value of money and its role in valuation. Applies techniques to major decision areas that face financial managers.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Examines traditional theories and contemporary managerial perspectives to optimize organizational effectiveness. Includes leadership, motivation and performance, decision making and empowerment, organization climate, culture and change, individual human processes, and overall global management.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Focuses on the demands of organizational leadership. Examines theories, strategies, and approaches to leadership including the effect of globalization and the role of ethics on leadership.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Focuses on managing and coordinating diverse workers across national boundaries using case studies and current managerial different dilemmas in different cultures.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Utilizes case studies to hone analytical and decision making skills for marketing. Focuses on the various kinds of problems in marketing that the modern decision maker must resolve.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Provides advanced learning experience in competitive decision making through the use of an online business simulation.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
Focuses on strategic management as an essential function for all types of organizations and firms. Emphasizes advanced strategic management concepts, particularly business-level and corporate-level strategy formulation, implementation, and control.
You must take three of the following courses.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
This course explores financial reporting topics introduced in fundamental financial accounting class. It discusses financial reporting issues in terms of its effect on assessments of a firm’s profitability and risk and illustrates how to use financial statements for decision making.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
This course focuses on understanding and improving competence in auditing theory and forensic methods in practice.  Students will be able to understand how to fulfill internal and external auditing requirements by applying auditing theory and practice, emphasizing audit standards and evidence, and implementing, and adhering to internal controls.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
This course focuses on maintaining and improving competence in dealing with managerial issues regarding corporate tax compliance. Students will be able to understand how to fulfill Federal filing requirements and prevent non-compliance.  The course concentrates on the managerial tax function, including both administrative input and the use of tax accounting information.
Duration: 7 Weeks weeks
This course will cover data analytics in accounting. Students will acquire skills to help management identify risks, gain actionable insights, and react quickly to opportunities and/or competitions.
  • Over the years, UW-Parkside has been cited as one of the most affordable AACSB-accredited MBA programs in the nation.

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