Who pursues a degree in the MPA Program?
If you are a student who has already earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting or in an area outside of accounting, you can be considered for admission into the MPA program.
Before admission, you must take the GMAT exam and complete the following accounting courses. If these courses have not been completed prior, you will take them during your MPA program in addition to the 30 credit hours required to earn your MPA.
- ACCT 201/202 (Principles of Accounting) - 6 credit hours
- ACCT 313/314 (Intermediate Accounting) - 6 credit hours
- ACCT 308 (Managerial Accounting) - 3 credit hours
- ACCT 309 (Accounting Systems) - 3 credit hours
- ACCT 312 (Individual Tax) - 3 credit hours
- ACCT 410 (Auditing) - 3 credit hours
What are the MPA Course Requirements?
In a typical MPA program, nine hours is considered full-time status. A maximum of 15 hours is permitted in the fall and spring semesters, and a maximum of 12 hours is permitted during the summer sessions.
In total, 30 hours are required to earn your MPA.
- ACCT 803 (Fall Only) - 3 credit hours
- ACCT 804 - 3 credit hours
- ACCT 808 - 3 credit hours
- ACCT 813, ACCT 815 or ACCT 819 - 3 credit hours
- ACCT 831 - 3 credit hours
- ACCT 850 (Completed in final semester of your MPA degree) - 3 credit hours
- ACCT or Business Electives - 12 credit hours*
* These courses have to be graduate courses within the College of Business.
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