Online MBA With Management Accounting Emphasis

Master Money & Management With an MBA in Accounting

Earn an online master’s degree in accounting online and enhance your skills in business management at Mid-America Christian University (MACU) in Oklahoma City, Okla. Our Master of Business Administration degree with an emphasis in management accounting will provide you with the tools and qualifications necessary to earn a higher accounting salary, advance in management positions, and even oversee your own business.

Learning from instructors who have worked in accounting in the past or are currently working in the field, you will gain essential knowledge about topics such as accounting information systems, taxation, and auditing. You will also have the opportunity to further cultivate your leadership abilities through additional in-depth courses on management, communication, and marketing analysis.

What's the Difference Between Management Accounting and Financial Accounting?

Management accountants get involved in the details of business transactions throughout an organization. They look for areas that can be streamlined to improve efficiency and profitability. Financial accountants, on the other hand, focus primarily on overall company profitability and must report accurate and reliable financial statements to internal and external audiences.

If you have a bachelor’s degree in accounting or have taken the necessary prerequisites, MACU's MBA with a Management Accounting Emphasis qualifies you to sit for the CPA exam.

Why MACU is Your Choice for an Accounting Master of Business Administration

MACU’s Master of Business Administration program was voted a top Oklahoma MBA program in 2017 and a finalist in 2019 by The Journal Record’s Reader Rankings. It’s tailored to fit the needs of our students who may be juggling busy schedules. Available 100 percent online, this management accounting-focused master’s program may also include on-campus class options for those who are interested.

To ensure students know what to expect from course to course, each of our six-week classes in the MBA accounting program uses a similar template. Every instructor understands the value of thorough teaching rather than fleeting memorization, and they teach theory with an emphasis on its application in real-life situations, as well as through tools like government and audit software. By pursuing an emphasis in management accounting, your resume will stand apart when it comes time to apply for positions post-graduation which may require a broader skill set in business and accounting.

Master's in Management Accounting - Oklahoma City, OK

What Job Can I Get with an Online MBA in Accounting?

  • Business Director
  • Business Development Manager
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Personal Financial Advisor
  • Accountant
  • Auditor
Master's in Management Accounting - Oklahoma City, OK

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Courses

Code Course
ACCN5133 Managerial Accounting
This course introduces the financial statement, their sources and functions, and managerial control systems involved with the accounting process, including variance analysis and budgeting. It serves as an overview of the accounting function and its use in the management of the functional units within the organization.
ACCN5143 Advanced Cost Accounting
This course will study the development of cost accumulation and reporting systems that complement a firm's strategy and structure; how activity-based cost management systems increase competitiveness by helping a firm manage its costs, processes, and people. Prerequisite: ACCN 3913.
ACCN5153 Advanced Accounting Information Systems
This course studies the framework of accounting information systems by combining knowledge about the accounting transaction cycles, information technology, and business process design.
ACCN5163 Business Taxation
This course reviews organizational tax strategies for capital structures, business operations, new business, business domestic expansion, international growth.
ACCN5173 Advanced Auditing
This course examines auditing principles, concepts, and standards including a review organizational decision financial reporting and resolution of ethical issues.
ECON5223 Managerial Economics in the Globalized Environment
This course applies the principles of economics to rational business operations. The course will focus on managerial economics: demand theory, pricing and elasticity, forecasting and production levels, costs, capital allocation, distribution, and consumption. Students will explore such economic concepts as opportunity costs, the concepts of supply versus demand, profit maximization, and monetary systems. Economic geopolitical events with cause and effect relationships will be highlighted throughout the course.
FINC5333 Modern Corporate Finance
This course examines corporate utilization and allocation of monetary resources, capital, budgeting, the time value of money, security valuation, debt-equity structure, international finance, weighted average cost of capital, and other financial issues are examined with a view toward providing the student with decision-making tools for risk and investment analysis.
MGMT5113 Organizational Behavior
This course introduces the theories of behavior in human management. A critical analysis is performed on the contributions to the organizational behavior discipline and its research as applied to the business environment. The student will apply the theories of its research as applied to the business environment. The student will apply the theories of culture development, time management, job design, change, motivation, leadership development, communication, small group dynamics, and negotiation in the business setting.
MGMT5233 Marketing Analysis and Strategy
This course examines the marketing functions and strategies related to the product, place, price and promotion of goods or services provided by the organization. The student will become familiar with the elements of a marketing plan and will be capable of analyzing complex situations leading to feasible solutions.
MGMT5323 Human Resource Management
This course focuses on the human resource management functions in profit and nonprofit organizations. Major topics include: human resource planning, legal requirements, job analysis and design, recruitment, selection, placement, training and development, performance appraisals, career development, compensation and benefits, and reward systems. It will examine how diverse human resource management functions contribute to corporate profitability and why they are critical to an organization’s long-term survival. Students will explore the interdependencies between human resource and organizational strategies.
MGMT5353 Communication in Professional Organ izations
This course is designed to groom the aspiring business professional leader to deliver professional, concise, powerful, and audience appropriate communication by utilizing the most acceptable tools, modes and media available. This will also sensitize the professional to appropriate communication etiquette and protocols to help ensure the credibility and effectiveness of the intended message.
MGMT5413 Legal Environment
This course examines the impact of laws and the legal system on the business environment and managerial decision making. Major topics include: contracts, commercial transactions, agency relationships, organization choices, federal-state-local governance with special emphasis on EEOC and ADA issues, property law, and hiring practices. Special emphasis will be placed on recent court cases impacting the business arena.
MGMT6313 Management Science
This course is an in-depth study of the application of the scientific approach to managerial decision making. Students will become familiar with the quantitative methods used in solving business problems. Using mathematical modeling, the student will formulate computer-based solutions to problems related to operations, marketing, finance, and other functions encountered in organizations.
MGMT6423 Strategic Business Management
This course demonstrates the strategic linkage between the functional disciplines (marketing, accounting, finance, legal, information systems, human resource behavior and management, and management science) within the strategic management process. This course focuses on how managers originate, implement, and assess strategies and serves as a capstone for the MBA program.

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