Grand Canyon University's MBA in Accounting prepares students to compete for advanced management positions in corporate or public accounting. Graduates of the MBA in Accounting may become informed critical thinkers and decision makers through active research and the application of quantitative methods that transform raw data into useful information.
Coursework for the MBA with an accounting concentration addresses the areas of financial accounting and reporting affecting corporations, partnerships, consolidated entities, not-for-profits, government and international operations. Students will also study the various types of audits, the principles involved in auditing, internal controls, and the responsibilities and authority of the internal audit function. The importance of accounting ethics is another topic of focus.
The MBA in Accounting program explores a broad range of business topics and principles including the key concepts of leadership and strategic management. Students will discuss formulation and execution strategies within organizations and how to stay competitive in a global marketplace. The program highlights the impact of the global economy on organizational decision making, planning and sourcing of organizational resources.
* Please refer to the Academic Catalog for more information. Program subject to change.