Avila University Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting Online

Deepen your accounting knowledge to diversify your career options and prepare for the CPA exam.

Apply by: 12/21/22
Start class: 1/3/23 Apply Now

Program Overview

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Learn how our online MBA in Accounting program can help advance your career

The online Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting from Avila University is designed for working professionals like you seeking to expand your accounting knowledge while opening doors to more leadership roles.

Our IACBE-accredited MBA in Accounting gives you an in-depth background in tax and cost accounting, strategic and financial management, and fraud examination. These unique, accessible, and affordable courses are taught by our highly engaged faculty and may also satisfy state requirements to sit for the CPA examination.

Career opportunities:

  • Tax Manager
  • Accountant
  • Auditor
  • Controller
  • Tax Manager
  • Accountant
  • Auditor
  • Controller

$18,000* Total Tuition
As few as 12 months Duration
30* Credit Hours
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Tuition

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See how our affordable tuition works with your ledger

The MBA in Accounting online program tuition is the same affordable, pay-by-the-course rate for all U.S. residents. Fees are included in the total tuition. Financial aid may be available.

Tuition breakdown:

$18,000* Total Tuition
$600 Per Credit Hour

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Important dates you need to know

Ideal for working professionals, the MBA in Accounting online program features 8-week courses and multiple start dates each year so you can begin at the time that works best for you. View the full calendar for all upcoming starts and corresponding deadlines.

TermStart DateApp DeadlineDocument DeadlineRegistration DeadlineTuition DeadlineClass End DateTerm Length
Spring 1 20231/3/2312/21/2212/21/2212/21/221/2/232/25/238 weeks
Spring 2 20232/27/232/17/232/22/232/24/232/26/234/22/238 weeks
Summer 1 20234/24/234/14/234/19/234/21/234/23/236/17/238 weeks
Summer 2 20236/20/236/10/236/15/236/16/236/19/238/12/238 weeks

Now enrolling:

12/21/22 Apply Date
1/3/23 Class Starts

Ready to take the next steps toward earning your next degree?

Admissions

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Check out our accessible admission requirements

We’ve simplified the admission process to help you get started quickly and easily. You can find all requirements for admission to the Avila online MBA in Accounting below.

Admission Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA
  • No GRE or GMAT required

In order to be eligible to receive an MBA degree from Avila University, you must have the following:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution
  • GPA requirements for unconditional admission: 2.75 cumulative grade point average at the completion of the undergraduate degree
  • GPA requirements for conditional admission: 2.5 cumulative grade point average at the completion of the undergraduate degree
  • Official transcripts from all institutions previously attended

Submit all official transcripts to:
Email: [email protected]
Mail: MBA Admissions
Avila University
11901 Wornall Road
Kansas City, MO 64145

Courses

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Take a look at our online MBA in Accounting curriculum

In order to earn the MBA in Accounting online, you will complete 10 courses for a total of 30 credit hours. There are no leveling courses or prerequisites required. Students who have not taken a statistics course in previous coursework will be required to take EC604 Statistical Analysis, increasing the total program credit hours to 33.

Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
An introduction to accounting concepts and procedures for organizational decision-making.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course has three purposes: 1) understanding and managing individual and group behavior in organizations; 2) stress-management and well-being; and 3) recognition and management of ethical responsibilities of business.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course integrates learning from the earlier functional course areas as well as MG 698 through a series of simulation-based exercises. Students will sharpen their decision-making by analyzing, formulating and testing their strategies in a competitive environment. Prerequisite MG 698
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
The study of microeconomic analysis and models relevant to a broad cross section of decisions within the business firm. This course is designed to enhance the knowledge of Microeconomic Theory to make sound management decisions using both traditional and behavioral economic concepts.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Introduction for managers and entrepreneurs to the fundamentals of the economy, the financial markets, and financial management including security valuation, capital budgeting process, capital structure, and working capital management.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course aims to provide a framework to gain a competitive advantage in a global environment. Topics covered include industry analysis, resource-based view of the firm, business strategy, innovation, diversification, and multinational strategies.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Introduction for managers and entrepreneurs to the fundamentals of marketing including product, pricing, promotion, distribution/logistics, segmentation and marketing research with special emphasis on global marketing and ethics.
Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
A study of accounting concepts as applied in manufacturing and merchandising firms emphasizing analysis of financial statements and managerial use of cost data for decision-making.

Course objectives:

  • Use deductive/inductive reasoning to solve business problems (CVP Analysis, Differential Analysis)
  • Identify, measure, summarize, and analyze financial and tax data (identify and trace cost flows using a job order cost accounting system; break mixed costs into their fixed and variable components for control and planning purposes, variance analysis)
  • Duration: 8 weeks
    Credit Hours: 3

    Course objectives:

  • Make managerial use of cost data for control, planning, evaluation, and forecasting
  • Evaluate business segments through ROI and residual income analysis, recognizing the possible effect of each evaluation method upon managerial behavior
  • Determine appropriate transfer pricing methods under a variety of circumstances, explaining the potential impact for each method upon a firm’s profit
  • Identify and analyze relevant costs in capital budgeting decisions, explaining the effect of non-quantitative factors upon such decisions
  • Communicate professionally in an organizational setting via written, oral and technological means
  • Use deductive and inductive reasoning to solve business problems
  • Duration: 8 weeks
    Credit Hours: 3
    Emphasis is given to techniques used in arriving at audit decisions and the practical implementation of such audit decisions.

    Course objectives:

  • The required consideration of fraud in a financial statement audit
  • The different types of fraud
  • The design and implementation of controls to prevent, deter, and detect fraud
  • Auditing techniques to identify fraud
  • Contemporary topics in fraud examination and auditing
  • Auditing and fraud examination ethics
  • For students without any previous stats course, EC604 Statistical Analysis will be required.  Any previous stats course taken will be reviewed to determine if EC604 is required.

    Duration: 8 weeks
    Credit Hours: 3
    An introduction to basic statistical techniques which involve methods of collecting and analyzing data with an emphasis on inferential statistical techniques used for hypothesis testing and decision making.
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    The School of Business at Avila University has received specialized accreditation for its MBAs in Accounting, Finance, Healthcare Administration, International Business, Management, and Marketing through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE).

    *Students who have not taken a statistics course in previous coursework will be required to take EC604 Statistical Analysis, increasing the total program credit hours to 33 and total tuition to $19,800.

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