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MIU’s MBA in Accounting program is for students who want to deepen their knowledge of accounting and audit practices used in multinational companies and international non-governmental organizations (NGOs).

Our flexible Rapid Graduation program will work with you to help you graduate as quickly as possible, regardless of your level of experience.


Develop accounting skills

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“When my MBA team finished #1 in the world in the Capsim Foundation business simulation, I realized how valuable my decision to join MIU was.” —Ganesh Baniya, Mgr. Financial Accounting, The Washington Post

Our courses allow students to develop moderate and advanced skills in a variety of areas vital to accounting, including using Excel spreadsheets and US accounting payroll systems. Our students also get hands-on experience with SAP Finance, data analysis, and data mining.

Many of our graduates become fully-licensed Certified Public Accountants (CPA) or Certified Management Accountants (CMA) and are qualified for high-paying accounting jobs immediately upon graduation.


No prior experience required

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SAP University Alliance Member

Anyone with a 4-year BA degree in any subject can join this program that builds competencies for a promising career.

Candidates who join this path could be described as:

  • Students with little or no prior background in accounting
  • Students with some academic background or work experience in accounting

Students with a strong academic background may be able to waive basic courses.


Graduate in 11-15 Months

Our Rapid Graduation Path is appropriate for students who seek to complete degree requirements quickly, i.e., within 11-15 months of continuous study. Program length varies based on previous academic background.

Curricular Practical Training is not available, but International students may apply for Optional Practical Training (OPT) which would allow them to seek an internship for up to one year after graduation.


Get started by contacting Pedro

Pedro Ugalde, admissions counselorPedro Ugalde is this program’s admissions counselor for US students. Pedro will provide you with all the details of becoming a student, including connecting you with program faculty when you have questions. International students may connect with their admissions counselor through our contact form.

Pedro Ugalde, admissions counselor

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Degree requirements

To graduate with an MBA with an Accounting Specialization, students take courses which may include:

  • MGT 5043 Financial Modeling and Data Analysis
  • MGT 5120 Business Law and Government Regulations
  • MGT 5131 Taxation
  • MGT 5141 Financial Accounting & Reporting I
  • MGT 5142 Financial Accounting & Reporting II
  • MGT 5152 Auditing for Financial Accountants
  • MGT 5160 Managerial Accounting
  • MGT 5165 Metrics for Sustainable Business
  • MGT 5301 SAP Finance and Control
  • MGT 5304 SAP Business Analytics
  • MGT 5952 Strategic Management for Sustainable Business

Students also take foundational courses in marketing, accounting, finance, business law, management (organizational behavior, human resource management, leadership), operations or quality management, and management information systems; elective courses; and general education courses.

Featured faculty

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William Graff has extensive experience in teaching internationally. He has been teaching at the University’s partner institution in China and has previously been director of the Maharishi School of Management in Limuru, Kenya. Professor Graff has consulted with the World Bank on finance and accounting systems for the government of Uganda.


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Develop clarity of mind

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All MIU students practice the Transcendental Meditation technique. Learn the Transcendental Meditation technique — the scientifically validated method to reduce personal stress and develop clarity of mind and broad awareness.

It is recommended to learn TM before the beginning of the classes. However, students have up to six weeks after the beginning to learn it in their local TM centers.

Entrance Requirements

  • Hold a bachelor’s degree or equivalent in any field.
  • Apply for admission.
  • Completion of the MIU admissions process, including the submission of official transcripts, a recommendation, all materials listed above, and an admissions interview.

English language verification

International applicants must submit official English proficiency test scores within the past 2 years of at least 110 on Duolingo, 6.5 on IELTS Academic, 90 on TOEFL iBT or 58 on PTE.

Transcendental Meditation (TM) technique

Transcendental Meditation (TM) technique

All MIU students practice the Transcendental Meditation® technique. If you have not learned it yet:

  • Once accepted as a US student, the cost of TM instruction is covered through a grant offered by MIU
  • Students are required to learn the TM technique within the first 6 weeks after enrollment.
  • Contact your admissions counselor for details
  • Find information on the TM technique or search for a TM teacher at TM.org

Cost & Aid, 2022-23

US On-Campus MBA

This estimate is based on two semesters (one academic year).

One Academic Year Tuition and Fees
Tuition and fees$19,530
Federal student loans-$19,530
Your payment$0

Federal student loans are also available for approximately $14,000 for housing, meals, books, and personal expenses.

Additional Financial Aid Information

Your FAFSA automatically qualifies you for the majority of federal student loans for this program. The remaining portion is composed of Federal Graduate PLUS loans that require “no adverse credit” or an endorser. Repayment begins after your enrollment ends.

There are a variety of money-saving tax benefits to assist in reducing the cost of education expenses. More about education tax benefits.
Veterans should contact the VA for information on Veterans Education Benefits. MIU is a Yellow Ribbon school. Our Veterans Certifying Official is our Director of Financial Aid.

Loan Repayment Options

Payments are a fixed amount that ensures your loans are paid off within 10 years (within 10 to 30 years for Consolidation Loans).
Payments may be fixed or graduated and will ensure that your loans are paid off within 25 years.
Payments are lower at first and then increase, usually every two years, and are for an amount that will ensure your loans are paid off within 10 years (within 10 to 30 years for Consolidation Loans).
Your monthly payments will be either 10 or 15 percent of discretionary income (depending on when you received your first loans), but never more than you would have paid under the 10-year Standard Repayment Plan.
Payments are recalculated each year and are based on your updated income, family size, and the total amount of your Direct Loans. Any outstanding balance will be forgiven if you haven’t repaid your loan in full after 25 years.
Your monthly payment is based on annual income, but your loan will be paid in full within 15 years.

Tuition, other fees, scholarships, and financial policies are subject to change prior to the entry date. For more information, contact us at finaid@miu.edu for a quick reply — normally one business day — or see more about financial aid.

International On-Campus MBA

This estimate is based on two semesters (one academic year) of this program for a student who is residing on campus.

Annual Cost
Tuition and fees$19,530
Housing (single room*) and meals$7,400
Health Insurance (estimate)$3,506
Personal expenses, books, unexpected needs (estimate)$3,500
Estimated net price$33,936

Tuition, other fees, scholarships, and financial policies are subject to change prior to the entry date.

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