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Online Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) in Accounting

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Online Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) in Accounting

Become a difference-making analyst

An M.B.A. in Accounting from National Louis University prepares you to advance to a management position with responsibility for budgets and revenue.

Cultivate your leadership style through traditional business strategies blended with your personal traits. Then, gain specialized knowledge and skills you can use to pursue managerial accounting roles. Earn your M.B.A. fully online or through a blend of online and campus-based courses in Chicago or Tampa.

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This difference-making degree will help you:

  • Broaden your understanding of financial and economic strategy
  • Develop effective answers to tricky financial questions
  • Anticipate and plan for change at the department and organizational level
  • Reflect and self-assess to ensure your continued improvement
  • Grow your teamwork skills by working with others in a capstone simulation

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NLU’s M.B.A. has 4 start dates each year and it’s free to apply.

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Why choose NLU for your Online M.B.A. in Accounting?

Finish in less than two years

You’ll take two gateway courses, seven core courses, three accounting concentration courses, and one capstone course for a total of 39 credits. Transfer up to nine credit hours from prior learning to finish even faster.

Prepare to be in-demand

According to the 2018 Corporate Recruiters Survey by the Graduate Management Admission Council, 76 percent of companies in the finance and accounting sector plan to hire M.B.A. graduates in 2018. NLU’s curriculum empowers you to develop the skills sought by today’s employers.

IACBE-accredited

NLU’s online M.B.A. programs are accredited by the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE).

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Get to know NLU:

As business grows increasingly global, so does NLU’s vision of business education. Our global business school in Nowy Sącz, Poland, was the first university in Poland to offer its students a virtual dean’s office and electronic student record book.

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An accounting M.B.A. can improve your career outlook

Potential accounting careers

  • Accountant/auditor
  • Budget analyst
  • Financial analyst
  • Financial manager
  • Personal financial advisor

National Average Salary

Financial manager
$125,080
Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2018

NLU’s M.B.A. curriculum is very much aligned with what employers need and want, and has a real focus on leadership ability.

James Nowotarski
M.B.A. Assistant Professor


Accounting concentration courses include:

Looking for a different M.B.A.?

NLU also offers M.B.A. concentrations in general management, entrepreneurship, nonprofit management, health services administration or human resource management.


Control your schedule

Control your schedule

Get the flexibility you need as a working professional. View your online classes at any time during the week — you set the pace. NLU offers seven start dates per year so you can begin coursework (and graduate) faster.

Expand your professional network

Expand your professional network

Learning online does not mean learning alone. NLU helps you build a professional network with instructors and fellow online students through active discussion forums as well as project-based work (both group and individual).

Take engaging coursework

Take engaging coursework

You may be online, but you’re still part of the class. NLU’s online learning portal allows you to take a course live, or watch a recording whenever you’re ready. Coursework is delivered in multiple formats including written papers, video and slideshows with audio.


[Online students] have access to all the same resources, the library and so forth.

James Nowotarski
M.B.A. Assistant Professor

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Your success coach gives you one-on-one support

Every online student at NLU is paired with a dedicated success coach who helps in areas ranging from class projects to time management. As your biggest fan at NLU, your success coach can connect you with the resources and people you need to be successful.

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