Accounting Management

Managing on a larger scale

More than ever, a well-trained and competent accountant finds a high demand for his or her services in secular businesses and Christian organizations. Maranatha’s Christian Accounting Management degree is designed to train you as a manager with specialized knowledge in accounting so you can prepare and analyze financial reports for businesses, governments, and other organizations. Godly, experienced School of Business faculty members reinforce the importance of possessing both technical skills and personal integrity.

"I strongly believe you can’t separate your faith from your profession..." - Tom Allen, Alumnus

Accounting in the real world

Michael O’Neal (’07) was presented with the Meritorious Performance Award in the Accounting & Finance category at the Military Comptrollers National Professional Development Institute in San Antonio. O’Neal works for Defense Finance & Accounting Service in Cleveland, Ohio, he became a Certified Public Accountant in January of 2011. He serves in the audio/video ministry of Cleveland Baptist Church.


Our faculty knows accounting management

Tracy Foster joined Maranatha’s faculty for the 2012-13 academic year to teach accounting and business finance courses. He retired as a Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Army, where he worked as a Financial Analyst for the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Foster previously worked overseeing a 12-man staff as a budget officer for military operations in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Kuwait and as a financial analyst at Motorola through the Army’s Training With Industry program.

Read more about our Business faculty.

Your potential career

  • Certified Management Accountant
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Financial officer
  • Investment analyst
  • Banker
  • Business managerial owner
  • Financial analyst
  • Tax accountant
  • Auditor
  • Chief financial officer
  • Comptroller

Your potential schedule

Fall Spring 
Introduction to Business & Management3Microsoft Excel1
Computer Applications Seminar1Old or New Testament Survey3
Old or New Testament Survey3English Composition 23
English Composition 13Science Elective3
Fundamentals of Public Speaking2Music Elective2
The Modern World3Open Elective3
Fall Spring 
Principles of Accounting 14Principles of Accounting 24
Principles of Marketing3Microsoft Access1
Business Communication3Principles of Management3
Christian Life, Leadership, and Evangelism3Baptist Heritage3
Minor/Open Elective3Probability and Statistics3
Minor/Open Elective3
Fall Spring 
Intermediate Accounting 13Intermediate Accounting 23
Business Finance3Federal Taxation 13
Auditing3Bible Doctrine 1 or 23
Bible Doctrine 1 or 23Literature Elective3
Open Elective2Minor/Open Elective3
Fall Spring 
Business Law 13Business Strategy Capstone3
Accounting Elective3Accounting Elective6
Bible Elective3Bible Elective3
American Studies Elective3Minor/Open Elective3
Minor/Open Elective3