MBA/MS in Accounting

Admission Requirements

Applicants to the joint degree program must satisfy the admission requirements of both the MBA and MS programs.

Degree Requirements

In addition to the Graduate College minimum requirements, students must meet the following program requirements:

  • Minimum Semester Hours Required 68.
  • Course Work Students must maintain a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.00/4.00 for all course work. No more than two 400-level courses can be counted toward the MS portion of the degree.
Required Courses (20 courses, 80 hours)
MBA Core Courses
Introduction to Financial Accounting a
Microeconomics for Business Decisions
Introduction to Corporate Finance
Introduction to Operations Management
Organizational Behavior
Introduction to Marketing
MBA Electives
A three-course concentration within the MBA program, excluding accounting
One 500-level business course from a department other than accounting and the MBA concentration field
Required Accounting Courses
Select five courses from the following:
Advanced Financial Accounting
Federal Income Tax II
Business Law II: Business Organizations
Governmental and Non-Profit Accounting
Database Accounting Systems
International Accounting
Business Law: Commercial Transactions
Accounting Theory and Paradigms
Financial Statement Analysis
Management Control of Strategic Performance
Advanced Auditing
Fraud Examination
Taxes and Business Policy
The Legal and Ethical Environment of Business
Corporate Valuation and Accounting Information
Accounting Research: Methodology and Communication
Special Topics in Accounting - Graduate
At least two courses must be from:
Financial Statement Analysis
Management Control of Strategic Performance
Corporate Valuation and Accounting Information
Accounting Research: Methodology and Communication
Accounting Background Courses a
Auditing
Financial Accounting I
Financial Accounting II
Management Accounting
Federal Income Tax - Graduate
  • Comprehensive Examination None.
  • Thesis, Project, or Course-Work-Only Options Course work only. No other options are available.