New Graduate Programs – Starting 2017

Announcing a new extension of our very successful MS in Accounting.  The Business Administration Department will be offering a MBA in Accounting for students who have completed an MS in Accounting at Wagner.  The additional completion of 18 credits will result in awarding of an MBA in Accounting to the candidate. Please contact Dr. Horan at phoran@wagner.edu.

Announcing a new extension of our very successful MS in Accounting.  The Business Administration Department will be offering a MBA in Accounting for students who have completed an MS in Accounting at Wagner.  The additional completion of 21 credits will result in awarding of an MBA in Accounting to the candidate.

Required courses for the MBA in Accounting are;

  • BU 617 –Economics for managers
  • BU 625 – Communicating Leadership
  • BU 627 – Employment Law & Global Business Analytics
  • BU 629 – Competitive Business Analytics
  • BU 652– Strategic Management
  • BU 669– Strategic Leadership

 

MBA in Accounting is for students who do not have an undergraduate degree in business, liberal arts majors and those from other professional programs who wish to meet the requirements to sit for the CPA exam in NYS. It has a total of 57 credits and the program has prerequisites of 21 undergraduate credits in accounting, statistics, business law, computer science, economics, finance, and math. Please contact Dr. Horan at phoran@wagner.edu.

Core Courses

BU 614 Statistical Analysis of Global Economic and Business Data (Fall, Spring)
BU 617 Economics for Managers (Fall, Spring)
AC 619 Financial and Managerial Accounting (Fall, Spring)
FI 620 Managerial Finance (Spring)
BU 625 Communicating Leadership (Fall)
BU 627 Employment Law & Global Business Analytics (Fall & Spring)

 

Courses for Major

AC 608 CPA Theory and Practice  (Fall)
AC609 CPA Theory and Practice II (Spring)
AC 610 Advanced Auditing (Spring)
AC 614 Governmental and Not for Profit Accounting  (Fall)
AC 615 Advanced Federal Taxation (Spring)
AC 616 Individual Taxes  (Fall)
AC 617 Introduction to Auditing ( Fall)
AC 611 Advanced Accounting (Spring)
AC 613 International Accounting  (Spring)
AC797 Accounting Research  (Summer, Fall)

 

Electives

BU 629 Competitive Business Analytics (Fall, Spring)
BU 652 Strategic Management (Fall, Spring)
BU 669 Strategic Leadership (Fall, Spring)

The degree of Master of Science in Business Administration will be granted upon completion of 30 credits of approved graduate courses in business administration, with the exception of Media Management where total credits will be 33 due to the 18 credits required for major as opposed to 15 credits in the other majors. M.S. candidates must declare upon admission into the M.S. and may not transfer into the M.B.A. until completing the M.S.

Program of Study

 Core Courses (15 credits)

BU 614 Statistical Analysis of Global Economic and Business Data

BU 617 Economics for Managers

AC 619 Financial and Managerial Accounting * Pre-requisite for FI 620

BU 627 Employment Law & Global Business Analytics

BU 629 Excel for the Competitive Business Environment

 

Courses for Major

All students (with the exception of the Media Management Majors) will be allowed to enroll in an internship (BU 668) at anytime during matriculation as part of their tier courses, with the approval of both the Director and Chair.  Internships must be integral to the student’s major with a minimum of 200 hours involvement and an accompanying 7-10 page reflective essay.

 Students may have an internship with their present employer only if the assignment is totally distinct and different from the usual employment responsibilities.  A letter from the host describing the duties is mandatory.  Internship forms are available online.

 BU 668 shall be an elective for all Media Management students with approval of Director and Chair and a Waiver/Substitution will be utilized.

 

FINANCE MAJOR (15 CREDITS)

AC 619 Pre-requisite for FI 620

*FI 620 Managerial Finance is a pre-requisite for all finance courses.

Take the following courses:

FI 605 Investments/Portfolio Management

FI 606 Financial/Investment Risk Modeling

FI 607 International Corporate Finance

FI 620 Managerial Finance*

FI 641 Financial Statement Analysis

BU 668 MBA Internship

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