Capella University

MBA - Accounting (ACBSP-accredited)

Address:

225 South 6th Street, 9th Floor

Minneapolis, MN 55402

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MBA - Accounting (ACBSP-accredited)

Format: Online

Program Description:

New government regulations, greater scrutiny of corporate finances, and continued business growth are all fueling the demand for accounting professionals who can bring their wealth of knowledge and insight and apply it to corporate decision-making. Capella University's online MBA in Accounting program allows you to do just that. We'll help you expand your understanding of budgets, auditing, and other systems across a range of business entities, making you more marketable to companies who are looking for the candidate who has it all.

Starting with a solid foundation of business knowledge before adding high-level, highly marketable skills, our online MBA in Accounting program offers:
• Integrated business disciplines to prepare you to excel in a cross-functional business environment
• Simulation scenarios and a personalized Capstone project that allows you to blend knowledge gained throughout the program and apply it to a project meaningful to your career
• MBA Central, your gateway to program news and resources, including current business information, events, networking, and exchanges with experts, faculty, and peers
• Mobile-access learning that fits into your busy lifestyle

Furthermore, Capella University has teamed with The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) to offer business students full digital access to the most timely, relevant business news, enhancing your academic experience and giving you a competitive edge in your career.

Students in Capella’s MBA with a specialization in Accounting program have the opportunity to earn a Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Business Management. Comprised entirely of MBA courses, this certificate provides an opportunity to earn a marketable credential in as little as 8 months—while you progress through your program. Whether you’re making a career change or looking for advancement in your current field, Capella’s Business Management certificate will provide you with the knowledge, skills, and academic credential to support your goals.

With your MBA in Accounting from Capella, you'll develop and manage a budgeting process, employ data-driven decision-making and apply audit and control processes. You'll also learn to demonstrate ethical and legal accounting practices, and apply information technologies to accounting management practices.

You can also earn your MBA in Accounting with Capella's FlexPath, a revolutionary way to complete your degree on your own schedule. With FlexPath, you'll make the most of the knowledge and experience you already have while developing and demonstrating new skills and knowledge at your own pace. You will achieve the same learning outcomes as Capella's traditional online programs – and earn the same degree – only in a more efficient, personalized way.

Common jobs with an online program in accounting include: accountant, chief financial officer, controller, independent or internal auditor, purchasing manager, and treasurer. Potential workplaces include: accounting firm, bank, financial services agency, government, and small business.

Capella Education Company was named one of Forbes magazine’s “100 Most Trustworthy Companies in America” for 2014 (Forbes, 2014).

Accreditation:

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Facts & Figures

Classification: Specialized Institution—Other

Loans Offered: Capella participates in Federal financial aid programs including the Federal Pell Grant Program and Federal Stafford Loan Program. Capella is also eligible to certify Veterans Educational Benefits and can provide info on other non-federal loan programs.

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