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M.B.A. in Accounting

Accounting StudentsThe M.B.A. in Accounting is a master's degree in business administration with an advanced concentration in accounting. The accounting focus is designed to expand the knowledge of students preparing to work in the fields of financial management and control to enter or to advance in the field of professional accounting in corporate, government and not-for-profit organizations. The degree is ideal for career advancement in the areas of accounting and financial management.

If you are seeking an M.B.A. program in accounting that offers you a comprehensive and challenging business curriculum combined with flexible scheduling, excellent instruction, dynamic networking, continuous personal advising and a convenient location, the M.B.A. program at LIU Brooklyn is the right choice for you.

The 36 to 60-credit Master’s of Business Administration (number of credits is based on your undergraduate coursework) provides the knowledge base and skills that enable professionals to become leaders in business by offering a comprehensive program which meets the needs of an ever-changing, global business environment. The program is offered on a part-time basis during the evening and weekends with 15- and 8-week semesters, to accommodate the schedules of busy working professionals who are interested in advancing their careers. When you enroll in the program, you will join students representing every continent and possessing a variety of professional backgrounds, including those who work in corporate entities, nonprofit organizations and government agencies.

You will gain an understanding of the fundamental principles of business through the required courses. In addition, you will develop expertise and mindset in the strategic use of accounting information for decision making in the global business environment. This will provide you with a powerful combination of in-depth knowledge and skill set development that is designed to increase your marketability and to serve you throughout your career.

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Department Program Positions
Department of Finance, Law, Accounting, and Taxation Accounting Accountants and Auditors
• Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents