Jun 02, 2023  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Professional M.B.A. Accounting and Finance Concentration (36 hours)

Professional MBA Core Courses (30 hours required)

The Lipscomb Professional MBA includes 15 required core courses to be completed by all graduate students.

Concentration Electives

Students select six hours of concentration electives from three current concentration options or a distributed concentration made up of the student’s choice of six hours from among the concentrations.

Current concentration options include:

Accounting and finance Health care management
Leadership Distributive business

Accounting and Finance Concentration (minimum 6 hours)

For those students interested in the accounting courses, the Tennessee State Board of Accountancy requires CPA exam candidates to complete 150 hours of education, with specific requirements in both accounting (30 hours) and business (24 hours). Interested students should seek specific advising from Lipscomb’s department of accounting to plan a schedule which enables the student to meet all state board requirements.


The accounting courses have prerequisites from several different undergraduate accounting courses. See each course’s description for specific details.

The finance courses require BU 6052   to be taken either before or concurrently with any finance elective course.