Online MBA Specializing in Accounting


The Accounting MBA specialization prepares students to advance their careers in accounting fields across a range of industries. Coursework explores issues critical to the current field, preparing students with a foundation needed to evaluate, analyze, and strategize operational decisions in corporate and small-business environments.

Specialization Outcomes

  • Advanced knowledge of theory and practice within traditional topics such as taxation, financial reporting, auditing, and cost accounting
  • Opportunities to study in emerging fields such as forensic accounting and international accounting
  • An emphasis on the ability to analyze and think critically about business questions
  • Training in the use of research databases
  • A strong grounding in the ethical dimension of the profession

Online MBA students will complete three elective accounting courses to complete a specialization in Accounting. Courses may include the following:

  • Strategic Cost Analysis
  • Taxes & Business Strategy
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Advanced Auditing


Syracuse University also offers Accounting@Syracuse, an online Master of Science in Professional Accounting designed for professionals looking to advance in the field of accounting.

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