Business Administration (M.B.A.) - Accounting

Business Administration (M.B.A.) - Accounting

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2024 through summer 2025. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

Core Courses
BUSI 520Strategic Marketing Management3
BUSI 530Managerial Finance3
BUSI 561Legal Issues in Business3
BUSI 600Business Research Methods3
BUSI 601Accounting for Decision Making3
BUSI 604International Business3
BUSI 610Organizational Design and Structure3
BUSI 620Global Economic Environment3
BUSI 642Contemporary Issues in Human Resource Management3
BUSI 650Operations Management3
BUSI 690Policy and Strategy in Global Competition3
Total Hours33
Accounting Cognate
ACCT 521Advanced Cost Accounting3
ACCT 531Accounting Information Systems3
ACCT 612Tax Research and Jurisprudence3
ACCT 622Advanced Auditing3
or ACCT 632 Advanced Financial Accounting Theory
Total Hours12

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • Complete 45 hours
  • A maximum of 50% of the program hours may be transferred if approved and allowable, including credit from an earned degree from Liberty University on the same academic level
  • 3.0 GPA
  • No more than two grades of C may be applied to the degree (includes grades of C+ &C-)
  • No grade of D or below may be applied to the degree (includes grades of D+ & D-)
  • Liberty University course work that is more than 10 years old may not be applied towards this degree. Students are required to repeat the course if it has exceeded the age limit
  • Degree must be completed within 5 years
  • Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student’s anticipated graduation date

Program Offered in Resident & Online Format

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterHours
BUSI 520 Strategic Marketing Management 3
BUSI 600 Business Research Methods 3
BUSI 604 International Business 3
Second Semester
BUSI 530 Managerial Finance 3
BUSI 620 Global Economic Environment 3
BUSI 642 Contemporary Issues in Human Resource Management 3
Third Semester
ACCT 521 Advanced Cost Accounting 3
BUSI 601 Accounting for Decision Making 3
BUSI 650 Operations Management 3
Fourth Semester
ACCT 531 Accounting Information Systems 3
ACCT 612 Tax Research and Jurisprudence 3
BUSI 610 Organizational Design and Structure 3
Fifth Semester
ACCT 622
Advanced Auditing
or Advanced Financial Accounting Theory
BUSI 561 Legal Issues in Business 3
BUSI 690 Policy and Strategy in Global Competition 3
 Total Hours45
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