Master of Business Administration in Accounting

Leverage your accounting expertise for rapid advancement in your career

Accelerate your management career by earning your MBA with a concentration in Accounting from Franklin Pierce University. You’ll examine a wide range of business topics, including leadership, marketing, operations management, and communications, while also acquiring technical skills in accounting and financial analysis. You’ll be prepared to advance in general management, or accounting leadership roles such as Controller or Chief Financial Officer, in non-profit and for-profit organizations.

Course concepts are presented in practical and quantitative terms so you can apply your learning to your workplace immediately, and prepare for professional certifications such as Certified Management Accountant (CMA) or Certified Financial Analyst (CFA).

Franklin Pierce offers small classes for in-depth, personalized learning in a program that is accredited by the International Accreditation Council of Business Education (IACBE). You’ll work closely with exceptional professors and an adviser to develop a full- or part-time schedule that fits your needs.

Choose from classes offered 100% online or in hybrid online/classroom format - you can complete a graduate degree in as little as one year.

Admission to the Program

You must have a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university, generally with a CGPA of 2.8 or greater on a 4.0 scale. Acceptance to the program requires successful completion of the following undergraduate accounting coursework*:

Successful completion is defined as having a CGPA of 2.8 or greater, with no grade below a C, in the pre-requisite accounting courses.

*Applicants who have not taken one or more of the pre-requisite undergraduate accounting courses, but who have substantially mastered the applicable accounting competencies by other means such as professional experience, may prepare documentation of how these pre-requisite courses have been met at the time of application. This documentation will be reviewed for consideration of waiver of one or more pre-requisite courses.

Detailed admission and acceptance criteria are listed in the Academic Catalog.

Application Requirements

Complete an admissions portfolio which consists of:

Want to Know More?

Download the MBA in Accounting Program SheetDownload an MBA in Accounting program sheet to view on-screen or print, or view the College of Graduate and Professional Studies Academic Catalog for specific degree requirements and course information.

Graduate Admissions(800) 325-1090

Office Hours

Mon - Fri:
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

or by appointment