MBA in Accounting
The field of financial management, now more than ever, needs ethical professionals with a broad educational background. Challenges abound in this fast paced field, whether you are in financial services, public or private accounting, or government. New financial instruments and accounting pronouncements are being developed constantly. Tax laws are ever changing. While technical expertise is critical, managers must make recommendations and decisions with the "big picture" in mind and communicate information in an open, understandable way.
The Baldwin Wallace MBA in accounting provides both the technical accounting and financial skills along with the broad functional business background necessary to succeed in this challenging career field. For those seeking to become a certified public accountant in Ohio, the MBA in accounting is a very beneficial vehicle for earning the required 150 semester hours to sit for the examination.
The MBA in Accounting at Work
Baldwin Wallace has an excellent relationship with the big four accounting firms and several of the major regional accounting firms in Northeast Ohio, as well as major businesses in the area. These firms recruit on campus for internship and full-time positions.
Course descriptions and additional information about the curriculum can be found in the University catalog.
The 3/2 MBA accounting program provides an effective, efficient way to earn both a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Business Administration degrees in five years. It prepares you to sit for the CPA exam.
As an undergraduate, you can apply for the MBA in accounting program in the second semester of your junior year. In the fourth and fifth year of study, you will be enrolled in both undergraduate- and graduate-level coursework. Tuition for the 3/2 MBA accounting program remains at the full-time undergraduate day rate throughout the five years of the program. See more information about the MBA in accounting program above.