Accounting Requirements (MPA)

Degree Requirements

  1. Students who have completed any of the required courses before entering the M.P.A. program may substitute electives to complete the 30-unit requirement. Each candidate will complete their degree requirements by passing a comprehensive examination. 3.0 or better GPA is required at the time students apply to take the Comprehensive MPA exam.
  2. At least 15 units of course work must be above the 730 level.
  3. Students are required to earn a minimum overall GPA of 3.0 and a minimum overall GPA of 3.0 in ACCOUNT courses.
  4. Students need an overall graduate grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.0 to graduate.

Accounting (M.P.A.)

Common Body of Knowledge 1,2
Select 0-10 units from the following:0-10
STATISTICS FOUNDATIONS
ECONOMICS FOUNDATIONS
FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
MARKETING
Accounting Core Requirements
Select 0-30 units from the following:0-30
INTRODUCTION TO FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING
INTRODUCTION TO MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING
INTERMEDIATE ACCOUNTING I
INTERMEDIATE ACCOUNTING II
TAX I
TAX I
ACCOUNTING INFORMATION SYSTEMS
COST MANAGEMENT
COST MANAGEMENT
ADVANCED ACCOUNTING
ADVANCED FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING
AUDITING
BUSINESS AND COMMERCIAL LAW
Advanced Topic Requirements 3
Select 24 units from the following:
ACCOUNT 748FINANCIAL STATEMENT ANALYSIS3
or ACCOUNT 749 ASSURANCE SERVICES AND SYSTEMS ENGAGEMENTS
or ACCOUNT 787 SUSTAINABILITY AND ENVIRONMENTAL REPORTING
ACCOUNT 751GOVERNMENTAL AND NOT-FOR-PROFIT ACCOUNTING3
ACCOUNT 756CORPORATE AND SPECIAL ENTITIES TAXATION3
ACCOUNT 757ISSUES IN FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING3
ACCOUNT 767FORENSIC ACCOUNTING AND PROFESSIONAL ETHICS3
ACCOUNT 781ACCOUNTING THEORY AND APPLIED RESEARCH3
ACCOUNT 783INTERNATIONAL ACCOUNTING3
FNBSLW 542ADVANCED BUSINESS AND COMMERCIAL LAW3
Electives
Select 6 units from the following:6
ACCOUNT 748FINANCIAL STATEMENT ANALYSIS3
ACCOUNT 749ASSURANCE SERVICES AND SYSTEMS ENGAGEMENTS3
ACCOUNT 787SUSTAINABILITY AND ENVIRONMENTAL REPORTING3
ACCOUNT 789READINGS AND RESEARCH IN ACCOUNTING1-3
ACCOUNT 793PRACTICUM IN PROFESSIONAL ACCOUNTANCY1-3
ACCOUNT 796SPECIAL STUDIES1-3
ACCOUNT 798INDIVIDUAL STUDIES1-3
BEINDP 740PERSUASION AND NEGOTIATION STRATEGIES2
ECON 736BUSINESS CONDITIONS ANALYSIS2
ECON 737MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS2
ECON 745ECONOMICS OF HEALTH CARE3
ECON 751ECONOMICS OF REGULATION3
ECON 758INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS3
ECON 761TIME SERIES ECONOMETRICS AND FORECASTING3
FNBSLW 735BUSINESS VALUATION USING FINANCIAL STATEMENTS3
FNBSLW 750REAL ESTATE FINANCE AND INVESTMENT3
FNBSLW 755MULTINATIONAL BUSINESS FINANCE3
FNBSLW 760FINANCIAL MARKETS3
FNBSLW 770CAPITAL BUDGETING3
FNBSLW 780PORTFOLIO THEORY AND PRACTICE3
FNBSLW 785FINANCIAL MODELING3
ITSCM 761SUPPLY CHAIN SYSTEMS3
ITSCM 763GLOBAL OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT3
ITSCM 768OPERATIONS STRATEGY3
ITSCM 770FUNDAMENTALS OF PROJECT MANAGEMENT2
ITSCM 772INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SERVICE MANAGEMENT3
ITSCM 774DATA ANALYTICS AND BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE3
ITSCM 780DISASTER RECOVERY AND BUSINESS CONTINUITY3
ITSCM 782GLOBAL PROJECT MANAGEMENT3
ITSCM 785APPLIED PROJECT MANAGEMENT3
MANGEMNT 741ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR3
MANGEMNT 753TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT3
MANGEMNT 757LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT3
MANGEMNT 759SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY OF BUSINESS2
MANGEMNT 764SUSTAINABLE MANAGEMENT3
MANGEMNT 777INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT3
MARKETNG 731QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS FOR BUSINESS3
MARKETNG 761INTERNATIONAL MARKETING3
MARKETNG 766ETHICS IN THE MARKETPLACE2
MARKETNG 772DIGITAL MARKETING3
Total Units30
1

Common Body of Knowledge 0-10 units (required if not taken as undergraduate).

2

Consult Program Advisor for Common Body of Knowledge.

3

To the extent that the core courses listed in above have been taken at the undergraduate level, the MPA student will complete the Advanced Topic Requirements (part 3) and customize a cohesive set of electives (part 4).

Business courses not listed above and all non-business courses require prior written approval of the Associate Dean.