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Accounting Emphasis

The University of West Florida's (UWF) Accounting Area of Emphasis offers online courses for participants interested in developing or renewing skills and knowledge in accounting.


The program of study leading to the MBA with an Emphasis in Accounting is 36 semester hours and develops the graduate student's conceptual understanding of current and emerging issues facing the accounting profession, advanced skills in the field, and research and communication skills commensurate with the requirements of the accounting profession. Graduates of this program pursue careers in public accounting as auditors, consultants, and tax practitioners; in industry as financial and operational managers; and in government in a variety of roles.

The Accounting area of emphasis requires the equivalent of significant undergraduate course work in Accounting, in addition to foundational proficiencies. 

Academic Learning Plan - MBA with Accounting Emphasis (doc)

MBA Core (27 Semester Hours) 

Please visit the UWF Graduate Catalog for course descriptions.

GEB5878 Business Process Integration 1.5 semester hours
GEB5930 Information Resources and Industry Analysis 1.5 semester hours
*ACG6308 Advanced Managerial Accounting 3.0 semester hours
MAN6156 Management and Organizational Behavior 3.0 semester hours
GEB 6895 Business and Public Policy 3.0 semester hours
ISM6137 Business Analytics 3.0 semester hours
ECP6705 Advanced Managerial Economics 3.0 semester hours
FIN6406 Financial Management 3.0 semester hours
MAR6815 Marketing Management 3.0 semester hours
MAN6721 Strategic Management 3.0 semester hours

*Students take ACG 6309 in lieu of ACG 6308

Specialization (9 Semester Hours)

ACG 6805 Seminar in Financial Accounting 3.0 Semester Hours
ACG 6856 Advanced Auditing 3.0 Semester Hours
*TAX 5105 Corporate Tax 3.0 Semester Hours
Total Hours 36.0 Semester Hours

*If student has taken corporate tax, then take BUL 5831 Commercial Law

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We are accredited by AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Fewer than 4.7% of business schools worldwide have earned this symbol of the highest standard in management education.

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