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

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Semester Credit Hours Required

36 semester credit hours.

33 semester credit hours for students with a B.B.A. in Accounting 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 5493.  Students should enroll in BUS 5893 Business Strategy and Policy their final semester of the program, as they will be required to integrate the knowledge and skills gained in all of the other required courses.  For the Accounting program, BUS 5493 Accounting Theory is the Capstone course and should be taken in the final semester of the program.  All of the undergraduate Accounting prerequisite courses and at least four of the other required graduate Accounting courses must be successfully completed before the start of BUS 5493.

Required Courses
BUS 5243Managerial Finance3
BUS 5263Organizational Behavior in Business Administration3
BUS 5763Strategic Information Systems3
BUS 5893Business Strategy and Policy (taken in final semester)3
ECO 5143Advanced Managerial Economics3
Required Courses in Accounting Emphasis
BUS 5423Advanced Auditing3
BUS 5473Financial Statement Analysis3
BUS 5483Accounting for Management Control3
BUS 5493Accounting Theory (Capstone for emphasis)3
BUS 5563Accounting Ethics3
BUS 5583Accounting Regulation3
Select one additional graduate business course from BUS, ECO, or HSM. (excluding BUS 5433)3
Additional elective not required for students with a BBA in Accounting from TWU.
Total Semester Credit Hours36