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MASTER OF PROFESSIONAL ACCOUNTANCY (MPAcc)1

 
 
EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES
1. Prepare the student for entry into the public accounting profession;
2. Meet the minimum education requirements for a student to be eligible to take the Certified Public Accountants examination;
3. Provide courses which presently licensed certified public accountants may use as continuing professional education.
 
MPAcc ACCOUNTING FOUNDATION2
The following or equivalent courses must be completed before the student will be permitted to take the MPAcc required courses:
 
ACC 2301  
ACC 2302  
ACC 3310  
ACC 3320  
ACC 3330  
ACC 3340  
ACC 3350  
ACC 3370  
Three additional hours of upper division accounting.
 
Students graduating with a major in accountancy from a university in which the business program is accredited by the AACSB International automatically satisfy the foundation requirements.
 
MAJOR CURRICULUM
  24 SCH
ACC 5315  
ACC 5325  
ACC 5330  
ACC 5335  
ACC 5350  
ACC 5370  
   
Two masters level accounting courses, except ACC 5300
 
To remain in good standing, students must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.00/4.00 (“B”) for the courses listed above.
 
TWO GRADUATE LEVEL BUSINESS COURSES
6 SCH
  

TOTAL                           30 SCH

 
1Section 12(e) of the Public Accountancy Act of 1991 requires that effective September 1, 1997, any applicant wanting to take the uniform CPA examination must have a minimum of 150 semester hours of coursework - with no fewer than 30 semester hours of accounting classes in addition to principles I & II - before filing an application. The accounting coursework must include at least 20 hours of accounting classes designed by board rule as core accounting classes.
2The MPAcc Accounting Foundation courses do NOT count toward the thirty hours needed to complete the MPAcc degree.
 
       

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