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Master of Business Administration in Professional Accountancy

Admitting students beginning in fall 2006, our intensive one-year M.B.A. in professional accountancy program is registered with the New York State Board of Public Accountancy (Division of Professional Licensing Services) to enable graduates to meet the educational requirements necessary to take the certified public accounting exam in New York (mandatory as of August 2009). The program also addresses the 150-hour requirements in 43 other states, Washington, D.C., Guam, and Puerto Rico (see individual state requirements for any variations).

Candidates in the M.B.A. in professional accountancy program complete eight courses along with students in the other M.B.A. program to gain a thorough grounding in advanced concepts of business management and leadership. Four additional courses, including an accounting practicum, provide advanced study in accounting.

Applicants seeking admission to the M.B.A. in professional accountancy program must have completed, prior to matriculation, one of the following:

Degree Requirements

2 Students applying to the M.B.A. in professional accountancy program must also have completed the following three courses or their equivalent:
  • Business and Professional Communication (319-11500)
  • cultural diversity elective (approved list available in dean’s office)
  • Applied Ethical Issues in Management (885-30200)

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