Master of Business Administration in Accounting Online
Enhance your leadership expertise, gain practical knowledge and boost your long-term career prospects with an MBA in Accounting.
Learn to lead and expand your opportunities with an online MBA in Accounting from Lamar University. This accelerated, online MBA accounting program offers a powerful combination of core MBA coursework paired with in-depth corporate accounting expertise, risk analysis, budgeting and forecasting. Coursework expands on topics such as financial reporting and advanced accounting, as well as in-depth knowledge of accounting regulations and practices.
Earning your MBA in Accounting prepares you for upper-management positions, including careers in C-suite management. You may enjoy opportunities in a wider variety of companies across diverse industries such as insurance, healthcare or information technology. MBA graduates can also work in the public sector, serving accounting or financial management functions in nonprofit or government entities.
Lamar University offers a variety of MBA program options. Check out our other online MBA programs.
Ranked among The Princeton Review’s 300 Best Business Schools, the Lamar University College of Business offers you access to a powerful business school alumni network and a business education backed by AACSB International accreditation – the gold standard of quality in business education worldwide.
Our budget-friendly tuition can be paid as you go
The following is the tuition breakdown for students pursuing a Master of Business Administration in Accounting. Our tuition is affordable, and can be paid by the course.
Tuition and fees are subject to change without notice due to action by the Board of Regents or the Texas State Legislature.
Total program cost depends upon transfer hours and program advisement relevant to program requirements. For more information, contact a Lamar University enrollment specialist.
Ready to get started on your degree program online but need help finding ways to fund your education? We can help you discover student financing sources that include grants, loans and other payment options. Learn more about financial aid here.
Our course schedule is designed for flexibility
Our Master of Business Administration in Accounting online program features multiple start dates to accommodate your busy schedule. Find the start date that works best for you and apply before the application deadline associated with it.
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What you need to know before applying
The Master of Business Administration in Accounting online program has specific requirements that applicants must meet to enroll. Please read the admission guidelines to ensure you qualify.
Submit your application and one-time $25 application fee online.
Undergraduate degree from an accredited university.
Submit transcripts from all colleges/universities you have attended.
Students with non-business undergraduate degrees may be required to take three leveling courses: ACCT 5315, ECON 5300 and FINC 5300. An optional self-paced leveling course, BULW 5300, is also available. All international students are required to take BCOM 5300.
Students who are required to take an English proficiency exam prior to admission will also be required to take BCOM 5300. Students who score 7.0 or higher on the ILETS, or the equivalent score on the TOEFL, will be waived from BCOM 5300.
In addition, the MBA director may require the following courses for students whose academic backgrounds in business administration, grade point average, or work experience are limited: BUAL 2310, MGMT 3320, BCOM 5300, MGMT 3310 and/or MKTG 3310.
The Pre-MBA program allows students to take up to 9 hours of graduate level coursework to apply toward their MBA. In order to qualify for Pre-MBA admission, students must have a minimum 2.50 cumulative GPA.
University Admission Requirements
Applicants must meet at least one of the following standards:
- Hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited university with a minimum GPA of 2.5 (cumulative or last 60 hours, 4.0 system). The GMAT/GRE is waived if the GPA is 2.5 or higher.
- Hold a bachelor’s degree with an undergraduate GPA of below 2.5 and GMAT (or the GMAT equivalent of GRE) scores totaling at least 1,000 points based on the formula: 200 times the undergraduate GPA (cumulative or last 60 hours, 4.0 system) plus the GMAT (or the GMAT equivalent of GRE) score.
Send transcripts to:
Lamar University Online Admissions
PO Box 10017
Beaumont, TX 77710
Submit electronically to [email protected]
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*All applicants must submit official, sealed transcripts from each institution attended to the Admissions Office. All degrees must be from a regionally accredited institution. Lamar University Office of Admissions will no longer require college community college transcripts for graduate applicants. Official transcripts from all other institutions will be required. However, if a department or program wishes to review a community college transcript for decision purposes, the department or program may directly request the applicant to submit the official community college transcript(s) to the Office of Admissions for processing.
Read about our online MBA in Accounting courses
The MBA in Accounting online program features graduate-level business coursework that covers financial management, marketing, managerial economics, international business, as well as enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems, managerial accounting, and more. Students with non-business undergraduate degrees may be required to take additional leveling courses.
International students whose admission to Lamar University required a TOEFL or IELTS exam will be required to take Business Communication (BCOM 3350) as part of their leveling requirements.
*International students who needed a TOEFL or IELTS exam for admission will also be required to take Business Communications, BCOM 3500 as part of their leveling requirements.
*Price includes all fees (distance learning fee and university fee).
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