MBA in Accounting at SDSU - Payne Hall at SDSU

MBA in Accounting at SDSU

MBA: Accounting Specialization

Overview

The MBA with a specialization in Accounting provides students with an academic curriculum that prepares them for career opportunities that require a broad understanding of financial statements and the use of accounting information for decision-making.

MBA Course Requirements

The MBA requires a  program of study that consists of 4 major components – a core of basic business courses, a class in business strategy, electives, and a culminating experience course. For additional course information please refer to the MBA Curriculum page. 

Specialization Courses

MBA Accounting Specialization courses (12 units): Choose FOUR courses. Recommended courses differ between students with or without an accounting undergraduate degree. To assist with course planning for the Accounting Specialization, students should contact Professor Victoria Krivogorsky ([email protected]) before taking any accounting courses.

Specialization Electives

Students with an undergraduate degree in accounting (select four courses) Students without an undergraduate degree in accounting (select four courses)
ACCTG 630 – Ethics in Accounting* ACCTG 620 – Financial Measurement and Reporting*
ACCTG 650 – Tax Research and Practice** ACCTG 621 – Accounting Information Systems*
ACCTG 651 – Seminar in Corporate Tax** ACCTG 624 – Tax for Managers**
ACCTG 654 – Seminar in Partnership Taxation** ACCTG 625 – Managerial Analysis and Financial Reporting**
ACCTG 655 – Tax Planning for Individuals** ACCTG 626 – Auditing and Assurance Services*
ACCTG 657 – Accounting for Income Taxes** ACCTG 630 – Ethics in Accounting*
ACCTG 659 – Seminar in Taxation Topics** ACCTG 663 – Financial Statement Analysis*
ACCTG 663 – Financial Statement Analysis*  
ACCTG 670 – Seminar in Assurance Services**  
ACCTG 673 – AIS Development*  
ACCTG 675 – Seminar in AIS Audit and Control**  
ACCTG 729 – Forensic Accounting**  
*Offered each semester
**Offered once each year
***Offered every other year