We want to demonstrate our commitment to your privacy. In support of the changes to the EU data protection law, we’ve updated our privacy notice effective May 25, 2018.

In our accounting MBA concentration, you’ll learn the language of business and build frameworks that use accounting information for financial decisions or for managerial incentives.

Whether you plan a career in accounting or in any other area of business—from management consulting to investment banking to entrepreneurial ventures—an MBA concentration in accounting from Booth prepares you to measure economic performance and events, make effective decisions, and lead your organization to better outcomes.

Choose Your Courses

Chicago Booth takes a multidisciplinary approach to accounting education, integrating finance, economics, organizational behavior, strategy, and production to give you a broad perspective on the field. You’ll graduate with the ability to transcend business trends and thrive in any situation.

To complete a concentration in accounting, you’ll choose four accounting courses to match your interests. Here are just a few of the options.

To see more accounting courses, visit our course catalog and search by concentration area for your program of interest.

See more courses

Our Distinguished Faculty in This Area

Our faculty are recognized for their impact on academic literature, accounting practice and policymaking, securities regulation, and other key aspects of the field. They’re also dedicated teachers and mentors who will work closely with you to help you reach your goals.

Spotlight on Research

Our accounting faculty make significant contributions to the field, and Chicago Booth Review frequently writes about their work.

David Rabie, the co-founder and CEO of Tovala, addresses the audience during a Back to the Classroom session as part of the Booth Reconnect weekend at the Harper Center

Learn from Industry Experts

Faculty members at Booth are connected to some of the most important leaders across industry. Our faculty regularly invite these leading practitioners and influencers to speak to students in the Booth classroom, providing you with greater access to learn, network, and grow.

Learn from Industry Experts

Research Centers

Chicago Booth MBA students have access to several interdisciplinary centers that fund faculty research, host workshops, and conferences, and foster a strong research community.

Beyond the Classroom

Develop new skills, meet new people, and build a dynamic global network. As an accounting student at Booth, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to get involved in student groups, competitions, and other activities.