MBA Concentration in Management Accounting

​​​​​​The management accounting field focuses on two areas: managerial accounting and financial management of the business enterprise. Managerial accounting is concerned with the techniques, controls, systems and reports used internally by the managers of an organization. Utilizing current accounting and financial data, they can plan and budget the future, measure the performance and control the internal resources of the firm. The management aspects include helping the firm make the best financial decisions going forward, directing the resources and the best financing structure to optimize the value of the firm.

The Certified Management Accountant (CMA) is an internationally recognized accreditation for Management Accountants. The Management Accounting Concentration is a new and unique program designed to provide a sound preparation for a rewarding career in Management Accounting. As an integral part of the Management Accounting Concentration within the highly rated MBA program at JU, the program of study facilitates preparation for the CMA exam.

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These courses are required for the CMA program:

CMA Curriculum Required Courses
Code Course Credits
ACCT 620 Advanced Managerial Accounting (CMA 1) 3
ACCT/FIN 680 Financial Decision Making (CMA 2) 3

Students must also choose one elective course from the following list:

CMA Curriculum Elective Courses
Code Course Credits
ACCT 630 Advanced Tax Accounting 3
ACCT/FIN 640 Analyzing Financial Performance 3
ACCT/FIN 650 Advanced Managerial Accounting & Financial Modeling 3