Online Master of Business Administration with an Accounting Concentration

Increase your earning potential by developing your business and accounting aptitude.

10/18/21 Next Application Due Date
11/1/21 Start Classes

Program Overview


Gain insights into the 100 percent online MBA with an Accounting Concentration program at EWU

$15,400* Total Tuition
As few as 10 months Duration
44 Credit Hours

Learn to examine and provide solutions to accounting issues and challenges on both a global and domestic scale in the online Master of Business Administration with an Accounting Concentration program from Eastern Washington University. This flexible online degree focuses on essential skills in financial statement analysis, advanced cost accounting, global accounting, and more. You will learn to analyze and manage costs, identify opportunities for business process improvement, and measure performance with techniques applicable across a broad spectrum of industries.

The curriculum includes core courses in data-driven decision making, corporate finance, marketing management, leadership and ethics, operations management, and advanced accounting. You must also complete a capstone course, which builds on your knowledge gained during the program and grows your strategic-thinking abilities.

EWU is one of the only schools in Washington to offer an MBA program 100 percent online and the GMAT is waived for many applicants.

The Eastern Washington University School of Business is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International).

In this online program, you will learn to:

  • comprehend advanced cost accounting, including analyzing and managing costs, identifying opportunities for business process improvement and performance measurement;
  • examine international accounting issues and challenges and opportunities faced by multinational firms;
  • read, interpret and compare financial statements and to understand cash flow, accounts on a company's balance sheet and income statements, basic profitability and risk analysis issues;
  • incorporate ethical and global considerations into business activities;
  • provide leadership and facilitate positive interpersonal business relationships;
  • use relevant theories, concepts, perspectives and facts to analyze business and economic issues and solve related problems.
  • comprehend advanced cost accounting, including analyzing and managing costs, identifying opportunities for business process improvement and performance measurement;
  • examine international accounting issues and challenges and opportunities faced by multinational firms;
  • read, interpret and compare financial statements and to understand cash flow, accounts on a company's balance sheet and income statements, basic profitability and risk analysis issues;
  • incorporate ethical and global considerations into business activities;
  • provide leadership and facilitate positive interpersonal business relationships;
  • use relevant theories, concepts, perspectives and facts to analyze business and economic issues and solve related problems.

Career opportunities

  • Corporate Accountant
  • Accounting Consultant
  • Senior Auditor
  • Financial Advisor
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Corporate Accountant
  • Accounting Consultant
  • Senior Auditor
  • Financial Advisor
  • Chief Financial Officer

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$15,400* Total Tuition
As few as 10 months Duration
44 Credit Hours

The Eastern Washington University School of Business is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International).

"I was doing different things I learned through the MBA program, influencing the team and other leaders. It was a different way I moved throughout the company because of my experience that helped me get to this point."

– Kevin Winford II

EWU Master of Business Administration graduate

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Tuition


Discover how EWU can make an online MBA so affordable

Tuition for the online MBA with an Accounting Concentration offers the same affordable, pay-as-you-go rate to all in-state and out-of-state students.

Tuition breakdown:

$350 Per Credit Hour
$15,400* Total Tuition

*Tuition and fees subject to change. Total program cost does not include foundation courses. If foundation courses are required, the cost will be added to the total program cost.

Tuition breakdown:

$350 Per Credit Hour
$15,400* Total Tuition

Calendar


Take note of important dates along your student journey

The online MBA with an Accounting Concentration is efficiently delivered, with six-week courses and seven start dates a year—giving you access to a quality program from wherever you are and without interrupting your professional career. View the full calendar for upcoming start dates and deadlines for registration, required documents, and tuition payment.

Now enrolling:

10/18/21 Next Application Deadline
11/1/21 Start Classes
TermProgram Start DateApplication DeadlineDocument DeadlineRegistration DeadlineTuition DeadlineLast Class Day
Fall I9/20/219/3/219/13/219/15/219/18/2110/31/21
Fall II11/1/2110/18/2110/25/2110/27/2110/30/2112/12/21
Winter I1/3/2212/16/2112/23/2112/28/211/1/222/13/22
Winter II2/14/221/31/222/7/222/9/222/12/223/27/22
Spring I4/4/223/21/223/28/223/30/224/2/225/15/22
Spring II5/16/225/2/225/9/225/11/225/14/226/26/22
Summer I7/11/226/24/227/1/227/6/227/9/228/21/22
Fall I9/19/229/2/229/12/229/14/229/17/2210/30/22
Fall II10/31/2210/17/2210/24/2210/26/2210/29/2212/11/22

Now enrolling:

10/18/21 Next Application Deadline
11/1/21 Start Classes

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Admissions


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The admission process for the online MBA with an Accounting Concentration is streamlined to help you get started right away. Plus, qualified applicants are eligible for a GMAT waiver.

Admission Requirements:

  • Professional resume
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Cumulative 3.0 GPA

Online MBA Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 in the last 90 quarter or 60 semester-graded postsecondary credit hours OR:
    • Applicants with a GPA of at least 2.5 in the last 90 quarter or 60 semester graded credits of postsecondary academic coursework AND at least three years of professional work experience as verified by a professional resume will be considered on a case-by-case basis
    • Applicants with a GPA of at least 2.5 in the last 90 quarter or 60 semester graded credits of postsecondary academic coursework AND an index score (GPA x 200 + GMAT) ≥ 1050 will be considered on a case-by-case basis
    • Applicants with a GPA lower than 2.5 may considered on a case-by-case basis and must have an index score of (GPA x 200 + GMAT) ≥ 1050
  • Transcripts from all previous colleges/universities attended
  • Professional resume

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Courses


See the topics you’ll study in our online MBA with an Accounting Concentration classes

In order to earn the online Master of Business Administration with an Accounting Concentration, you must complete 11 courses (44 credit hours), comprised of 28 credit hours of core courses and 12 credit hours of accounting concentration courses and four credit hours of electives. If you don't have a business undergraduate degree, you will benefit from up to 12 additional credit hours of concurrent foundation courses.

Foundation courses provide the opportunity to gain additional knowledge needed to be successful in subsequent MBA coursework.

  • Students with a bachelor's degree in business from an accredited college or university are not required to take foundation coursework.
  • Students with a non-business bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university will be required to take foundation coursework unless they are able to show competency in the required foundation areas, based on previous academic coursework. Required foundations will be assessed on a course-by-course basis.
  • BADM 502 and BADM 505 can also be satisfied with Ivy equivalent courses. Contact MBA Advisor for details.
Duration: 6 weeks
Credit Hours: 4
This accelerated course deals with the application of basic theory and analytical techniques to financial decision making. Topics include time value of money, risk and return, capital management, cost of capital, option theory, capital structure decisions, dividend policy, and the market for corporate control. Note: this MBA foundation course, a prerequisite to all MBA finance courses, does not count toward the required MBA degree credits.
Duration: 6 weeks
Credit Hours: 4
An accelerated course in descriptive and inferential statistics, including basic regression analysis, chi-square analysis and quality control methodology. Note: this MBA foundation course, a prerequisite to BADM 520, does not count toward the required MBA degree credits.
Duration: 6 weeks
Credit Hours: 4
An accelerated course in understanding and using accounting information and accounting information systems in a business environment: includes coverage of both financial and managerial accounting information. Note: this MBA foundation course, a prerequisite to all MBA accounting courses, does not count toward the required MBA degree credits.
Students in the MBA program will take the following core courses.
Duration: 6 weeks
Credit Hours: 4
A career in management is likely to involve decision making based on data. It is important to be able to organize and use data appropriately and intelligently to make decisions. This course provides an understanding of the statistical and data analysis tools that are necessary in managerial decision making. It should make you aware of how data analysis tools can be used and misused within an organization. Prerequisites: successful completion of BADM 503 or approved equivalency.
Duration: 6 weeks
Credit Hours: 4
This course covers an analysis of valuation issues and project analysis as well as the relationship between risk, capital structure, cost of capital and dividend policy. It examines contemporary issues and problems confronting financial managers. Prerequisites: successful completion of BADM 502 or approved equivalency.
Duration: 6 weeks
Credit Hours: 4
This course is a study of both the theoretical and applied aspects of the marketing process. It covers the elements of successful marketing strategies, marketing decision-making and the impact of marketing on business.
Duration: 6 weeks
Credit Hours: 4
This course inquires as to leaders and leadership from a perspective of ethics. It asks the student to think about principled leadership through three complex lenses: personal character, accountability, and pragmatism (ethical action in an uncertain, competitive, and imperfect world). Each of these lenses reflects traditions in moral philosophy and each emphasizes fundamental aspects of leaders' responsibilities.
Duration: 6 weeks
Credit Hours: 4
This course explores models and methods of production and service management. It provides a conceptual foundation and quantitative tools that can be applied to specific business problems. Topics may include, but are not limited to, process choice, product design, quality management, principles of supply chain management, facility planning, forecasting, inventory management and scheduling.
Duration: 6 weeks
Credit Hours: 4
This course focuses on the use of accounting information and accounting information systems in business decision making. Prerequisites: successful completion of BADM 505 or approved equivalency.
Duration: 6 weeks
Credit Hours: 4
This capstone course requires students to use knowledge from all previous coursework to analyze, evaluate, and solve complex organizational problems in case study, simulation or projects formats. It builds on that knowledge to develop strategic thinking about organizations and their environments in conditions of uncertainty. Prerequisites: be registered in the last or second-to-last quarter of the MBA program.
Students choosing the MBA with an Accounting Concentration must also take the following Accounting courses.
Duration: 6 weeks
Credit Hours: 4
This course prepares students to read, interpret and analyze financial statements. The course integrates various concepts and different procedures to provide both financial and accounting set of important analytical tools including abilities to read, interpret and compare financial statements, understand cash flow, different accounts on companies’ balance sheet and income statements, basic profitability and risk analysis issues. Prerequisites: successful completion of BADM 502 or approved equivalency. It is strongly recommended that BADM 530 be taken before BADM 531.
Duration: 6 weeks
Credit Hours: 4
The course is designed to extend and apply the knowledge base in cost accounting and provide a further understanding of managerial accounting issues in planning, organizing and controlling organizational activities. Topics include analyzing and managing costs, developing cost systems that facilitate decision-making, identifying opportunities for improving business process, and developing measures to assess performance. Focus is on cost control and profit analysis. Prerequisites: successful completion of BADM 505 or approved equivalency.
Duration: 6 weeks
Credit Hours: 4
Forensic literally means the scientific methods and investigations needed to prepare financial information to be presented in a courtroom. Forensic accountants are trained to look beyond the numbers and deal with the reality of a situation from human and numerical information. This course examines all the aspects of a financial crime: accounting, audit, and human behavior. Your final project will focus on crimes involving fraud in international companies to determine if this type of crime is different in an international versus US setting.
Students in this concentration must take one of the following electives.
Duration: 6 weeks
Credit Hours: 4
Surveys the important aspects of financial management in the international arena, including international financial markets, exchange rate determination, exchange rate and country risks, risk hedging and financial management in international organizations. Prerequisites: successful completion of BADM 502 or approved equivalency. It is strongly recommended that BADM 530 be taken before BADM 532.
Duration: 6 weeks
Credit Hours: 4
This course examines foreign exchange rates and relationships, international asset pricing, differences in equity markets, analysis of equity and debt securities, global investing and diversification. It includes equity analysis and portfolio management. Prerequisites: successful completion of BADM 502 or approved equivalency. It is strongly recommended that BADM 530 be taken before BADM 533.

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