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"Avila's Accounting curriculum enhanced my analytical thinking and introduced me to various concepts and theories which allowed me to not only think outside the box, but to also consider various alternatives before making a final decision."

— Kristyn Hawkins '06, MBA in Accounting,
Financial Accounting Analyst, Sr., Honeywell FM&T


MBA in Accounting Concentration

This concentration is designed for students to further their accounting education and careers. Advanced class work in theory, tax and cost accounting, and auditing are included in this concentration. An individual's course of study may include class work that will satisfy state requirements to sit for the CPA.

Course Requirements

Note: Some of the undergraduate pre-requisites and core courses can be waived if prior coursework has been successfully completed.  A minimum of 30 graduate hours is required.


Undergraduate Prerequisites  

College Algebra  

Accounting I  

Accounting II  

Intermediate Accounting I  

Intermediate Accounting II  

Tax Accounting  

Cost Accounting  


Advanced Accounting  

B. Law II (KS CPA)  



EC 501 Economic Concepts

EC 540 Statistical Analysis

EC 541 Quantitative Analysis

BL 505 Business Legislation

MG 622 Organizational Behavior and Development

BU 601 Business, Government & Society OR
  MG 629 Current Issues in Management 

MK 610 Marketing Management

MK 615 Marketing Strategy 

FI 630 Financial Management I

FI 635 Financial Management II



EC 612 Managerial Economics OR
  EC 611 Aggregate Income Analysis

AC 675 Advanced Accounting Theory

AC 652 Advanced Tax Accounting

AC 655 Advanced Cost Accounting

AC 670 Advanced Auditing

IM 661 Management Information Systems

BU 699 Organizational Policy & Strategy