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 Accounting Management major 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 & Management2Introduction to Information Systems2
Computer Applications Seminar1Microsoft Excel1
Christian Life 11New Testament Survey2
Old Testament Survey2English Composition 23
English Composition 13Science Elective3
Fundamentals of Public Speaking2Minor4
The Modern World3
Music Elective2
Fall Spring 
Principles of Accounting 14Principles of Accounting 24
Principles of Marketing3Microsoft Access1
Macroeconomics3Business Communication3
Christian Life 21Principles of Bible Study2
Baptist Heritage3Probability and Statistics3
The Modern World3
Music Elective2
Fall Spring 
Business Finance3Microeconomics3
Business Law 13Intermediate Accounting 23
Intermediate Accounting 13Bible Doctrine 23
Auditing3Bible Elective2
Bible Doctrine 13Literature Elective3
Fall Spring 
Principles of Management3Business Strategy Senior Capstone3
Federal Taxation 13Accounting Electives6
Bible Elective2Bible Elective2
Christian Life 31Minor6
American Studies Elective3