Master of Business Administration in Accounting Online Degree Program

Master of Business Administration in Accounting

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Pursue Our Online MBA in Accounting Degree and Become a Business Leader

Liberty University’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) with a concentration in Accounting will equip you with the knowledge and training you need in the areas of tax preparation, auditing, accounting theory, and accounting information systems. Build upon your bachelor level training in business with specialized training in financial management, budgeting, global economics and tax research and jurisprudence. Courses within our MBA will prepare you to serve effectively as a leader in the modern business world, emphasizing the importance of applying ethics to management practices, and integrating faith with academics in a professional atmosphere. You will also study accounting ethics and best practices — skills that are mastered in a team environment and prepare you to be a successful business executive with accounting training.


Why Choose Liberty’s MBA in Accounting?

Our online MBA in Accounting degree is an industry leader in online MBA degree programs, taught by business professionals with practical, real-world experience in leadership and accounting settings. Our flexible format, requiring no set log in times for class, allows you to remain active in your job and present with your family.

Our knowledgeable faculty members will help prepare you for leadership positions within the area of accounting by providing advanced training in the following areas:

  • Interpreting accounting data to solve problems and challenges for businesses, organizations, and corporations.
  • Interpreting the federal tax system and its complexities so that you can guide clients through the process while minimizing liabilities.  
  • Understand the legal issues that are prevalent in business.

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Program Highlights

  • By earning your online MBA degree from a non-profit university whose online programs ranked in the top five of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility, you will be set apart from others in your field.
  • Tuition for all undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs has not increased in three straight years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a non-profit university. 
  • Students can complete this online MBA in Accounting in as little as two years.

Accreditations and Awards

  • Our Online MBA Degree has achieved accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).
  • Our business school ranked in the Top 10 by GraduatePrograms.com on their list of Top Online Business Schools.

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Military Benefits

Are you a service member, veteran, military spouse, or Department of Defense employee? We are proud to support you in your pursuit of online education by offering the following benefits: 

  • Tuition discounts - $275 for graduate students (per credit hour)
    • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as an Emergency Responder (less than $625 per course).
  • Eight-week courses, eight different start dates each year, and no set login times.

MBA in Accounting Program Format

  • 100% Online
  • 45 total hours
  • A maximum of 50% of the program hours may be transferred if approved and allowable.
  • Along with the general admission requirements for the MBA program, there are prerequisite courses for admission to the Master of Business Administration – Accounting program.
    • ACCT 211      Principles of Accounting I
    • ACCT 212      Principles of Accounting II
    • ACCT 301      Intermediate Accounting I
    • ACCT 302      Intermediate Accounting II
    • ACCT 311      Cost Accounting I
    • ACCT 401      Taxation I
    • ACCT 404      Auditing
  • It is recommended that students without an undergraduate accounting degree take ACCT 403 - Governmental and Not-for-Profit Accounting to meet the governmental accounting course requirement for the CPA exam.
  • Eight-week courses, eight different start dates each year, and no set login times.

MBA Degree Information and Requirements

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Potential Career Options with an MBA Degree in Accounting

  • Auditor
  • Bank Officer
  • Budget Analyst
  • Cost Accounting
  • Internal Auditor
  • IRS Agent
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Certified Management Accountant
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Tax Accountant
  • Government Accountant