What will I learn?

The Master of Business Administration degree program with a concentration in Accounting provides the opportunity for advanced study in management and accounting. Successful completion of this program prepares individuals to pursue high-level careers in accounting and/or management positions both in private industry and in public accounting firms. Building on students’ preexisting foundation in accounting, this advanced program enables students to develop theoretical knowledge while learning how advanced accounting principles and techniques are applied in practice. Research techniques that successful practitioners use are also covered in this program.

Upon completion of the program, graduates are expected to:

  • Gather, interpret and analyze research to inform decision-making at operational and strategic levels of an organization.
  • Use advanced communication skills and awareness of cultural differences in global and domestic business interactions.
  • Analyze problems from a diverse perspective, propose effective solutions and evaluate the impact of executive decisions.
  • Assess and evaluate business entities taking into account cross-functional environments as they affect ethical decision making in domestic and global organizations.
  • Use applicable ethical and statutory regulations to make sound financial decisions based on current accounting standards.

Graduates learn executive business competencies, professional leadership, and strategic and creative thinking skills that help them ethically solve problems that occur in the global business environment in culturally sensitive ways.

Which department am I in?

College of Business

Study options

Full Time (36 credit hours)

Tuition fees
USD $2,358/3.0 semester credit course or USD $786/credit hour; New International Student Services Fee: USD $1,200 per academic year or USD $600 per semester
Start date

30 August 2021, 10 January 2022


College of Business

8 Abbott Park Place,


Rhode Island,

02903, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants can have Bachelor's degree in any major with minimum GPA of 2.85.

For international students

Applicants can have Bachelor's degree in any major; Accounting major preferred with minimum GPA of 2.85

English Proficiency Requirements

  • IELTS (International English Language Testing System, Cambridge) - 6.5
  • TOEFL iBT (Test of English as Foreign Language, Internet, ETS) - 80
  • PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English) - 53
  • TOEFL PBT (Paper-based - discontinued) – 550

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.