Prepare for the CPA exam and increase your earning potential with Campbellsville’s online accounting MBA.

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Program Details

Next Start Date: 5/08/2024
Course Length: 8 Weeks
Estimated Length: 2 Years
Credit Hours: 36
Cost Per Credit: $529
Accreditation: IACBE

MBA Accounting Overview

Learn the fundamental accounting principles, theories and practices to further your career as a professional accountant. Taught by faculty with real-world experience, our online accounting MBA will prepare you to climb the corporate ladder within your organization, honing the principle skills one must have to pass the certified public accountant (CPA) exam. This online MBA program is perfect for those who have already graduated with a bachelor’s degree in accounting, as students entering this program are required to have at least 21 undergraduate credit hours in accounting.

Within accounting-specific courses, you will learn the responsibilities of an organization’s financial controller and both the traditional and contemporary tools of financial analysis and decision making. You’ll also examine financial report disclosures and how firms utilize financial reporting. In the final course of the track, you’ll explore fraud prevention, detection, investigation and resolution, as well as how to differentiate the various types of fraud discovered in organizational management and consumer occurrences.

In addition, the core MBA curriculum includes courses in organizational theory, business ethics, business strategy and managerial economics.

The online accounting MBA generally takes two years to complete; however, it can sometimes be finished in as little as one year. Campbellsville University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). Additionally, our online MBA programs are accredited by the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE).

For additional information about our other MBA concentrations, view the pages below.

Online MBA Concentrations

Course Map

The online MBA in accounting is made up of a total of 36 credit hours. There are nine core courses plus three courses specific to the accounting track.

Admissions Requirements

In order to apply to Campbellsville University’s accredited online accounting program, students must complete or submit for review the following steps:

  1. Complete the online application
  2. Three letters of recommendation, including one professional reference
  3. Official college transcript with a minimum 2.5 GPA*
  4. Resume
  5. Essay including a statement of professional goals
  6. Twenty-one undergraduate credit hours in accounting.

* Applicants with a 2.499 or lower cumulative GPA are welcome to apply. For applicants in this category, the completion of the GRE or GMAT exam is strongly recommended for admissions review.

Costs & Financial Aid

The online accounting MBA costs $529 per credit hour. In order to help students afford their education, Campbellsville University’s staff is available to work with students to discover available financial aid options.

Careers in Accounting

Graduates of Campbellsville's online MBA in accounting can immediately apply their knowledge to several careers within the accounting and financial field. Some potential outcomes include:

Why CU Online?

Focused on Your Growth

Our well-rounded education in the arts and sciences is central to our goal of fostering your personal and professional growth.

Faith-Based Education

Founded in 1906 as a Christian university, we welcome diverse perspectives and prepare students to become Christian servant leaders.

Affordable and Convenient

Campbellsville seeks to provide an affordable education for its students. Our online degree programs are in a convenient format, so you can study whenever and wherever you want.


Campbellsville University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award certificates, associate, baccalaureate, master's and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the status of Campbellsville University.

Benefits of Learning Online

Campbellsville University offers several dynamic online degrees so that students can continue their education and hone their skills. Campbellsville’s online campus has been recognized as one of the best by numerous outlets. The institution’s faculty members have real-world experience in their fields, so students can get a glimpse of working in their prospective career. Students can also conveniently fit online coursework into their busy schedules.

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