MBA Accounting

Hone your skills and knowledge in financial or managerial accounting, information systems, auditing and/or taxation with advanced level classes in accounting and MIS.

Your specialized accounting skills, combined with Lerner’s well-rounded MBA, will benefit you in positions that interact with accounting, business and strategic planning.


The Lerner MBA with specialization in accounting is an on-campus program. You can also take several courses online, giving you more flexibility and allowing you to complete your degree faster.

Program Requirements

The Lerner MBA’s core business courses and professional development classes give you a solid base of business management knowledge.

The MBA concentration in accounting requires 3 courses and offers a broad view of accounting knowledge and skills.

Concentration Courses (9 credits)
ACCT 625 – Financial Statement Analysis
ACCT 683 – International Accounting
Choose one course from:
ACCT 604 – Database Design and Implementation
ACCT 620 – Theory of External Reporting and Applications
Courses vary in format and term offered. Your MBA advisor can help you plan your course of study.

Career Opportunities

  • Director of corporate finance
  • Financial analyst
  • Manager of financial planning & analysis
  • Director of financial reporting
  • Director of budget & finance
  • Director of financial planning & projects

Admissions Information

Learn more about MBA admissions requirements, deadlines, tuition and financial aid available to you.