Accounting Class
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Juniata College's Accounting concentration of our MBA program was designed in response to interest from both current graduate students and successful alumni working in Data Science. This concentration builds upon on Juniata’s academic strengths in accounting and business. Many of your professors have accounting experience at "Big-5" firms.

Accounting plays a decisive role in the day-to-day business activities of all organizations. Students pursuing the Accounting concentration aim to enhance their career options and work  for multinational corporations, public accounting firms, government entities, and nonprofit organizations.

MBA - Accounting Coursework

Concentration must include the MBA Core plus a minimum of 12 credits in analytics. Completion of the MBA with Data Analytics Concentration requires the completion of at least 36 credits. Please check with the program director to determine eligibility for CPA licensure

Accounting concentration:

AC-532 Corporate Taxation

This course is intended for graduate students who desire to learn how the IRS code applies to corporations,estates, and trusts. Tax research is emphasized. Prerequisite: The student must have been admitted to the graduate program in accounting at Juniata College.

3 CreditsS


AC-533 Government and Non-Profit Accounting

Governmental and Nonprofit Accounting is designed to provide an overview of fundamental concepts and practices used in accounting for activities of governmental and non-business organizations. Students will be familiar with recording financial transactions, preparing financial reports, budgeting, auditing, and analyzing the results for federal, state and local governments, colleges and universities, healthcare organizations and other nonprofits.

3 Credits


AC-534 Advanced Accounting

This course focuses on accounting theory and problems regarding complex transactions such as consolidations, reporting requirements and international standards. Also, the course will include examination of topics currently under review by the authoritative boards. 

3 Credits Prerequisite: Bachelor degree and admission to the Master of Accounting program


AC-535 Auditing

This course provides an in-depth understanding of auditing theory and authoritative guidance. This course will include current auditing issues, including specific requirements for public companies.

3 Credits


AC-536 Federal Taxation of Individuals

Examines the federal income tax structure and its relationship to individuals and sole proprietorships. The course will explore the social, legal, economic, philosophical, and political considerations relevant when designing a tax system.

3 Credits


AC-537 Cost Accounting

An analysis of the use of cost accounting systems to accumulate and allocate costs to support decision-making and managerial control. Emphasis is on solving real business problems. We will also explore socio-economic theories of the firm so that you may better understand the reasons/rationale for the many cost management techniques and procedures used to aid in making business decisions.

3 Credits


AC-538 Forensic Accounting

This course provides an in-depth understanding of auditing theory and authoritative guidance. This course will include current auditing issues, including specific requirements for public companies.

3 CreditsSPrerequisite: Bachelor degree and admission to the Master of Accounting program.


For more information, please contact:

For more information, please contact:

Jason Moran
Vice President for Enrollment and Marketing
814-641-3419
moranj@juniata.edu