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Master of Business Administration in Accounting Online

Prepare for advanced accounting roles and help businesses make smarter financial decisions.

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This MBA in Accounting program is designed for business professionals who want to expand their accounting knowledge base and take on financial leadership roles. Core business knowledge paired with advanced accounting coursework creates a formidable skill set.

$10,950 Total Tuition

As few as 12 months Duration

30 Credit Hours

Grow your accounting knowledge, administrative expertise and professional opportunities with an MBA in Accounting from Pittsburg State University. This AACSB-accredited program is delivered 100% online and provides broad applications for knowledge in both management and finance as well as excellent preparation for Uniform CPA Examination. In fact, if you have a BBA in Accounting with 124 hours and complete this degree program, you will satisfy the 150 hours required to sit for the exam.

In this MBA program, you will develop advanced accounting knowledge that includes in-depth studies of corporate financial statement formation and analysis, tax implications for corporations, the financial statement auditing process, and the tax research process as it applies to federal tax issues.

Core MBA coursework emphasizes essential business competencies such as management-control systems, quantitative business analysis, leadership issues, strategic management, consumer analytics and quality control tools.

At Pitt State, preparation for future success is intense. The placement rate for Pitt State College of Business graduates is approximately 90%. This program emphasizes broad preparation in the competencies required of business executives, as well as practical experience with case methods or simulations embedded in the coursework.

In this online program, you will:

Develop advanced accounting knowledge through study of financial statement analysis, financial statement auditing, and tax research and tools

Learn to understand and implement management-control systems

Understand financial strategy, such as financial planning, capital budgeting and cost of capital

Be able to perform marketing analysis and planning

Master strategic management skills to implement policies

Complete an experiential exercise in leadership and team-building

Potential career opportunities for graduates include:

  • certified public accountant
  • financial manager
  • financial analyst
  • auditing manager
  • forensic accountant
  • financial reporting manager
  • controller

The Kelce College of Business at Pittsburg State University is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International).

Prepare for success in today's workforce with a 100% online Professional MBA from Pittsburg State University's AACSB-accredited Kelce College of Business.



Pittsburg State University offers affordable tuition prices. Tuition for the MBA online degree program is the same for in-state and out-of-state students.

$365 Per Credit Hour

$1,095 Per 3-Hour Course

$10,950 Total Tuition

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This MBA program is delivered in an online format ideal for working professionals, conveniently featuring multiple start dates each year. Get started at PSU—choose the date that works for you.

Session Program Start Date Application Deadline Document Deadline Registration Deadline Tuition Deadline Last Class Day
2019 Spring 1 01/14/19 12/20/18 01/07/19 01/09/19 01/11/19 03/01/19
2019 Spring 2 03/18/19 03/04/19 03/11/19 03/13/19 03/15/19 05/03/19
2019 Summer 06/03/19 05/20/19 05/27/19 05/29/19 05/31/19 07/19/19
2019 Fall 1 08/19/19 08/05/19 08/12/19 08/14/19 08/16/19 10/04/19
2019 Fall 2 10/14/19 09/30/19 10/07/19 10/09/19 10/11/19 11/29/19

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The admission process is the first step toward changing your life. Please review the requirements for entering the MBA in Accounting online program at Pittsburg State University.



The MBA in Accounting online curriculum is comprised of 10 courses (30 credit hours). Seven courses are core MBA competencies, and three are accounting specific.

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