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Strategic MBA - Accounting

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Strategic MBA - Accounting Degree Requirements

Between 30 and 51 credit hours of coursework is needed to complete the Strategic MBA+ with a concentration in Accounting.

The curriculum consists of four (4) foundation courses, seven (7) core courses, two (2) capstone courses, one (1) required elective. The accounting concentration can be completed by adding on three (3) additional concentration courses. All classes are 3 credit hours. Students who have sufficient academic backgrounds may be eligible to waive the BUSI 6301, QMSC 6351, ACCT 6351, and/or ECON 6351 foundation courses.

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Required Foundation Course (12 hours)

Required Core Courses (21 hours)

Required Elective (3 hours)

Required Capstone Courses (6 hours)^

Optional Accounting Concentration (9 hours)

Accounting provides the technical knowledge and critical thinking capabilities to solve complex accounting problems, while completing the accounting hours to become 150-ready for the CPA exam. 9 semester hours of electives selected from the below approved list.

  • For students coming from non-accounting undergraduate programs, additional undergraduate prerequisites may be required for enrollment in the concentration courses.

Electives:

9 semester hours selected from the following courses:

Total Program Requirements

Required Foundation Courses* 12 hours
Required Core+Capstone+Elective Requirements 30 hours
OPTIONAL Academic Concentration 9-12 hours

^MGMT 6359 and MGMT 6399 is offered in the fall or spring terms only, and requires participation in the case conference event, held during the semester of MGMT 6399 course enrollment. Information regarding the event will be provided in the course.

*Students who have sufficient academic backgrounds may be eligible to waive the BUSI 6301, QMSC 6351, ACCT 6351, and/or ECON 6351 foundation courses, thus reducing total credit hours needed to complete program requirements.

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UJohn Schroeder, Fall 2019
Completing a graduate degree is serious business that takes a tremendous amount of dedication and focus.  While it was a tough three years, the payoff has been amazing."
John Schroeder, 2019 Strategic MBA
Liza Lybolt
My degree at UHV helped me with starting a business."
Liza Lybolt, 2017 Global MBA in Accounting; 2015 BBA in Accounting