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Program Concentrations

As a student in the MAcc program, you may select electives that will enable you to choose a varied selection of courses or you may concentrate in a particular area of interest, such as:

Concentrations are not a program requirement and many students may be best served by selecting electives from several different functional areas.

For a complete list of requirements​, visit the Academic Catalog.

Program Concentration Requirements

Business Analytics
Faculty Contact:
Dr. William Amadio
A minimum of 3 courses needed:
  • PMBA 8312 Data Mining
  • PMBA 8317 Applied Data Management for Business Users
  • PMBA 8357 Business Analytics for Managers
  • PMBA 8380 Business Analytics Optimization
  • PMBA 8902 Independent Study in Business Analytics
Finance
Faculty Contact:
Dr. Mitchell Ratner
A minimum of 3 courses needed:
  • PMBA 8341 Corporate Treasury Management
  • PMBA 8343 Investment Instruments & Strategies
  • PMBA 8344 Financial Market Operations
  • PMBA 8345 International Financial Management
  • PMBA 8346 Financial Modeling
  • PMBA 8347 Portfolio Management
  • PMBA 8902 Independent Study in Finance*
  • PMBA 8906 Selected Topics: Personal Financial Management
Forensic Accounting (MBA, Undergrad Acc. Majors Only)
Fraud & Forensic Accounting (MAcc)

Faculty Contact:
Dr. Margaret O’Reilly-Allen
A minimum of 3 courses needed. Required:
  • MAcc 663 Fraud & Forensic Accounting
  • MAcc 665 Fraud Detection & Deterrence
Pick One:
  • MAcc 662 Auditing Problems and Practice
  • MAcc 667 Business Valuations: Fundamentals, Techniques & Theory
  • PMBA 8312 Data Mining
Information Systems
Faculty Contact:
Dr. Jia Shen
A minimum of 3 courses needed:
  • PMBA 8311 Information Security for the Enterprise
  • PMBA 8312 Business Intelligence Tech-Data Mining
  • PMBA 8313 Electronic Commerce
  • PMBA 8314 Project Management
  • PMBA 8315 Globalization and Technology
  • PMBA 8317 Applied Data Mgt for Bus Users
  • PMBA 8318 Business Analysis and Design
  • PMBA 8352 Design Thinking and Innovation
  • PMBA 8353 Digital Futures
  • PMBA 8902 Independent Studies in Business Adm.
International Business
Faculty Contact:
Dr. Melinda Hsieh​
A minimum of 3 courses needed. This is a cross-functional concentration and all electives may be “International”:
  • MAcc 656 Int’l Dimensions of Accounting
  • PMBA 8315 Globalization & Technology
  • PMBA 8335 Int’l Trade & Investment
  • PMBA 8345 Int’l Financial Management
  • PMBA 8365 Int’l Marketing Management
  • PMBA 8375 Int’l Management
  • PMBA 8493 Legal & Ethical Aspects of Int'l Business
  • PMBA 8902 Independent Study in Global Business*
  • PMBA 8303 International Business Seminar
This is a cross-functional concentration. All electives may be “global.”