An online MBA in Accounting will increase your knowledge of accounting principles, information systems, and quantitative decision making in a global context. This MBA in Accounting will give you the skills to: ​​​​​​

  • Interpret accounting data to make business decisions and solve organizational problems
  • Research and evaluate the federal tax complexities to minimize liabilities 
  • Analyze and interpret financial results and related information from the standpoint of different users
  • Demonstrate the ability to prepare, use, and interpret internal managerial accounting data and reports
  • Communicate an understanding of the legal issues prevalent in the business environment


Summer Classes Start:

July 6

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  • ACC 560 - Managerial Accounting

    Prerequisite: ACC 557

    Covers the creation, use, and interpretation of internal accounting data and information. Emphasizes the managerial functions of cost control and reporting, budgeting, profit planning, and projections used in decision-making.

  • ACC 573 - Financial Reporting and Analysis

    Prepare to address concepts of financial reporting and analysis required in the business environment. Learn important criteria for preparing and presenting financial statements and the related footnote information. Focus on analyzing financial statements and related information from the standpoint of the different users of financial reports.

  • ACC 565 - Organizational Tax Research and Planning

    Provides a basis for examining additional, more complex topics incorporate and partnership taxation. Additional topics such as estate and gift taxes, fiduciary accounting, tax-exempt entities, and qualified and non-qualified plans are discussed. Ethics, research, and tax planning are an integral part of the course.


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  • COM 510 - Business Communications: Using Social Media To Boost Your Personal Brand

    You are the most important brand. This course will introduce methods to boost your communication skills and personal brand in a digital business setting using a variety of tools such as video, skype and social media platforms like LinkedIn and Twitter. Topics covered include thought leadership, brand development, presentations, content curation, company/group interactions and trending topics.

  • BUS 599 - Strategic Management

    Examines the strategic management process and implementation of successful business strategies in the highly competitive and dynamic global environment. Analyzes the impact of technology, government policy, and world economic and political forces on strategy formulation and execution. Analytic, integrative, and decision-making skills will be exercised through the use of case analysis and decision-making that will involve the core business functions, leadership challenges and global operations.

  • ECO 550 - Managerial Economics and Globalization

    This course demonstrates how the U.S. and global economies function and how they impact your digital business. Topics covered include the power of markets, economic incentives, productivity and human capital, financial markets, government and political influence, the Federal Reserve, trade, and globalization. It will also get into the impact of technical advances such AI, robotics, automation and their related implications for the unscaled economy of the future.

  • FIN 534 - Financial Management: From Wall Street To Board Room

    Understanding financial concepts from board room basics to Wall Street wisdom is crucial at your digital startup. This course will provide an overview of key financial principles, statements and reports. Topics covered include financial concepts and analysis, the stock market, mergers and acquisitions, and financial statement development and evaluation as well ast FinTech topics such as blockchain, AI and cryptocurrency.

  • LEG 500 - Law, Ethics, and Corporate Governance

    Understand how to apply ethics and evaluate the legal environment when making business decisions in the Digital Age. This course reviews approaches to enhance corporate accountability, foster an ethical work environment, ensure legal compliance and provide effective leadership at a digital startup. Learners will analyze the impact of management decisions, corporate governance and the leader's individual conduct on a digital business's ability to protect its business and meet its obligations to stakeholders.

  • MAT 510 - Business Statistics: Statistics For Strategic Decision Making

    It’s all about the numbers. This course provides an overview of data analytics and statistics using tools such as Excel to make strategic business decisions. Topics covered include Key Performance Indicators, storytelling with data, Excel basics, data analysis, statistical concepts, and dashboards/business decision making using analytics.

  • MKT 500 - Marketing Management: Marketing And PR In The 21st Century

    As a digital entrepreneur, you’re never far from marketing. This course will delve into creating marketing and PR strategies to grow your digital business. Topics covered include modern and traditional marketing, segmentation, targeting, positioning, content creation, mobile applications, social media and creating a buzz. An overview of SEO, analytics, ROMI and formulating marketing and public relations plans will be included as well.


Strayer University’s Master of Business Administration prepares you to excel in the managerial and leadership roles that help you climb the corporate ladder higher and faster.


Our online MBA in Accounting helps you stand out from the other number-crunchers angling towards the same positions on your career checklist.


Our comprehensive program gives you a chance to immerse yourself in managerial accounting, financial reporting and analysis, and organizational tax research and planning.

Communication, ethics, and planning are all highly emphasized in the MBA accounting concentration.


Strayer’s online MBA in Accounting emphasizes financial reporting, budgeting, and profit planning while applying those same concepts to the competitive business environment.


Strong accounting is the backbone of a strong business. Be the muscle that moves your company forward while enjoying the flexibility you need to maintain a career and study in your free time. Prepare yourself for a leadership role with an online MBA in Accounting from Strayer.



Each online Master of Business Administration concentration can provide you with skills you’ll be able to apply immediately. You may want to explore these other Master of Business Administration concentrations.

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