Master of Business Administration in Accounting Lead the Way With Mastery of Numbers


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If you want to be an effective leader in business, you need a broad base of skills and knowledge covering management and business principles from many disciplines. But if you want to focus on finances and cost management, you may need specialized accounting training. Liberty University designed the Master of Business Administration (MBA) with a concentration in accounting to equip you with the knowledge and training you need to be a business leader with financial expertise.

Through this MBA Accounting online program, you will study essential areas of business management while also gaining mastery of tax preparation, auditing, accounting theory, and accounting information systems.

Through Liberty’s Master of Business Administration – Accounting program, you can build upon your undergraduate studies in business with specialized training in financial management, budgeting, global economics, tax research, and jurisprudence.

Courses within our MBA can prepare you to serve effectively as a leader in the modern business world. Our program emphasizes the importance of applying ethics to management practices and integrates 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.

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  • Private Nonprofit University
  • 600+ Online Degrees
  • No Standardized Testing for Admission
  • Transfer in up to 75% of an Undergrad Degree
  • Transfer in up to 50% of a Grad/Doctoral Degree

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. An MBA specialization in accounting will give you a valuable collection of skills that can help you solve problems in your business and design systems to improve your financial processes.

The best online MBA in Accounting programs offer a mix of quality education and flexibility. Liberty University’s flexible online format requires no set log in times for class, allowing you to remain active in your job and present with your family. You can get the skills and training you need without disrupting your life with commuting to a campus.

Our MBA in Accounting provides some of the same courses you’d find in our Master of Science in Accounting, but with a focus on advanced business principles. You can learn how smart accounting practices can be applied to your business and how to implement them for the benefit of your organization effectively. If you are hoping to sit for the CPA exam, you should look at our Master of Science in Accounting.

Liberty’s online MBA degree will teach you the fundamental concepts of business administration. You can learn about strategic marketing, organizational structure, global business concepts, and the fundamentals of human resources. Through this program, you can gain a working knowledge of the steps of the decision processes involved in creating a strategic marketing program. You will also learn about the social and technical systems of organizations with an emphasis on the structural changes necessary to improve and maintain productivity and quality of work life.

Liberty University’s online MBA in Accounting will also give you access to the essential knowledge you need in the day-to-day management of a company. You will graduate with a knowledge base in essential human resource topics and learn how to evaluate and implement best practices in the human resources field. You will also study concepts and analytic methods useful in understanding the management of a firm’s operations.

Our knowledgeable faculty members can 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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Military Graduate $275/Credit

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Available Benefits:

  • Tuition discounts – $275 per credit hour for graduate courses
  • Additional discount for veterans who service in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $625 per course)*
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