Master of Business Administration in Accounting

The St. Thomas University Master of Business Administration degree is designed for students who are currently in, or plan to enter, responsible positions of management. The MBA program provides a balance between the quantitative and qualitative aspects of management and focuses on the needs of part-time students who may have special concerns because of their employment responsibilities. The MBA also provides an opportunity for full-time students to complete the degree program in as few as seven nine-week terms, i.e., less than 18 months. Online Master of Business Administration in Accounting also available.

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Career Opportunities

  • Public, Government or Management Accountant
  • Auditor
  • Investment Banker


Core Courses – 24 Credits

Preparatory Courses (Required if lacking a business undergraduate degree)

ACC 500        Fundamentals of Accounting (3)

BUS 724        Foundation for Business Studies (3)

BUS 532        Statistical Analysis for Management (3)


Core Courses                                                                                                                  24 credits

ACC 770*       Managerial Accounting (3)

BUS 704        Policy, Planning and Strategy Systems (3**)

BUS 775        International Business (3)

BUS 750        Strategic Marketing Management (3)

FIN  751        Financial Management (3)

BUS 777        Data Analytics for Business (3)

MAN 700        Organizational Behavior (3)

MAN 510        Management Ethics (3)


* For the MBA in Accounting, students who have completed the undergraduate accounting major prerequisites should substitute a fifth course from the specialization for ACC 770.

ACC 770 requires either ACC 500 or an undergraduate degree in business.

BUS 775 and FIN 751 require BUS 724 or undergraduate degree in business

BUS 777 BUS 532 or an undergraduate degree in business; it is recommended that Bus 532 be taken before or concurrently with BUS 750 if needed

** Students should take this course in their final 1-3 (7 week)  terms, after the core have been completed


Accounting Specialization – 12 Credits (On-campus)


Four* of the following courses:

ACC 502        Advanced Auditing (3)

ACC 503        Management Accounting II-Cost Analysis (3)

ACC 504        Advanced Accounting Information Systems (3)

ACC 505        Advanced Taxation (3)

ACC 508        International Financial Reporting Standards (3)

ACC 540        Fraud Examination (3)

ACC 541        Forensic Accounting Applications (3)

ACC 542        Forensic Accounting Practice Issues (3)

ACC 543        Computer Auditing and Investigation (3)

ACC 605        Seminar in Accounting Theory (3)

ACC 755        Seminar: Selected Topics in Accounting (3)

ACC 781        International Taxation (3)

ACC 783        Tax Research (3)

ACC 785        Taxation of Estates, Trusts and Gifts (3)

ACC 786        Advanced Corporate Taxation (3)

ACC 788        “S” Corporation and Partnership Taxation (3)

ACC 790**     Accounting Internship I (3)

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