Master of Business Administration with Accounting Emphasis (M.B.A.)

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Semester Credit Hours Required

36 semester credit hours.

33 semester credit hours for students with a B.B.A. from TWU.


While a student pursuing this program does not need to have completed an undergraduate degree in Accounting, it is expected that the following TWU courses (or their equivalent) will have been satisfactorily completed prior to enrollment in the graduate Accounting courses required in this program:  BUS 2043BUS 2053BUS 3023BUS 3043BUS 3063BUS 4163, and BUS 4423

Program of Study

Courses may be taken in any sequence, with the exception of BUS 5893 and BUS 5493BUS 5893 is the capstone course in the program and enrollment should occur in the last semester of the program.  Students will be required to integrate the knowledge and skills gained in all of the other required courses.  A student may choose to enroll in electives in the same semester as BUS 5893, but this is not recommended.  BUS 5493 is the Capstone course for the Accounting program.  As such, it should be taken in the final semester of the program.  At least four of the other required Accounting courses should be successfully completed before the start of BUS 5493.

Required Courses (15 SCH)
BUS 5243Administrative Managerial Finance3
BUS 5523Management and Organization3
BUS 5763Strategic Information Systems3
BUS 5893Applied Business Environment3
ECO 5143Advanced Managerial Economics3
Required Courses in Accounting Emphasis (18 SCH)
BUS 5423Auditing3
BUS 5473Financial Statement Analysis3
BUS 5483Accounting for Management Control3
BUS 5493Accounting Theory (Capstone for emphasis)3
BUS 5903Special Topics (Accounting Ethics)3
BUS 5903Special Topics (Accounting Regulations)3
Elective (3 SCH)
Select one additional graduate business course from BUS, ECO, or HSM. (excluding BUS 5433)3
Additional elective not required for students with a BBA from TWU.
Total Semester Credit Hours36