Concentration in Accounting
Changing financial laws and regulations, coupled with an increased scrutiny of corporate finances, are expected to generate growth in the job market for accountants and auditors who have an industry-current knowledge and real-world understanding of the issues facing today's businesses.
According to the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics, job candidates who have earned a Master's degree should enjoy the best prospects for successfully pursuing a position in a wide variety of in-demand careers. Colorado Tech Online's MBA with a concentration in Accounting is designed to help prepare students with the knowledge and credentials they can use to pursue such positions as CFO, Finance Manager, Cost Accountant or Analyst, Controller, and many others.
Courses are taught via Colorado Tech Online's revolutionary CLIMB™ Learning System and include:
- Applied Managerial Accounting
- Taxation and Business Decisions
- Advanced Cost Accounting
- Financial Reporting
- Accounting Information Systems
- Advanced Auditing and Management Control
- Economics for Decision-Making
- Finance for Decision-Making
- Applied Managerial Decision-Making
- Organizational Behavior
Colorado Tech Online students can complete this degree in 15 months.
Professional Certificates Included in This Degree Program
Students can earn two Professional Certificates as they work towards the completion of the MBA with a concentration in Accounting. These résumé-enhancing certificates are built into the degree program without any additional courses or costs. Professional Certificates offer students a means by which to progressively add to their educational achievements as they learn and gain new skills. This degree program includes the following certificates:
Accurate financial reporting is a critical issue in business today. This certificate provides a comprehensive examination of financial and accounting reporting standards, requirements and techniques for business entities, not-for-profit organizations and governmental entities.
Management Accounting and Control
Widespread accounting scandals have highlighted the need for effective auditing and control systems in business organizations. This certificate prepares accounting professionals with the insight to design effective systems for management planning and control.