MBA Program in Professional Accountancy
MBA in Professional Accountancy

MBA in Professional Accountancy

Master of Business Administration ♦ School of Business and Justice Studies

Trading Room at Utica CollegeEarning your MBA: The UC Advantage

U tica College has a long history of preparing undergraduate students for professional success in the world of accounting. Now UC is introducing a graduate program that offers you the opportunity to develop a higher level of expertise and a more valuable credential.  

Designed for individuals who have earned a BS in accounting or business with a concentration in accounting, the MBA in Professional Accountancy offers the benefits of a highly accomplished faculty and a strong academic program that fulfills:
  • New York State's statutory 150-hour educational requirements for CPA candidates, and
  • the AICPA's requirements for new members.      
The primary focus of the program is professional practice and assurance. Combined with a typical undergraduate accounting degree, graduates of this program would have
  • more than 36 hours of accounting, including 12-15 graduate hours, and
  • 36 hours or more of general business including 12-18 graduate hours.
The curriculum for the MBA in Professional Accountancy features:
  • 18 semester-hour graduate Business Core
  • Ground campus classes with a high level of personal instruction
  • Completion in two terms, taking five classes per term (with fulfillment of all prerequisites)
  • Required courses in advanced managerial accounting and professional practice
Program Student Learning Goals



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For more information, contact:

John Rowe, M.A.
Director of Graduate Admissions
(315) 792-3010

(30 Credit Hours)

Business Core

MGT 610 – Core Topics in Management (3)
ACC 605 – Financial Reporting Analysis (3)
ECN 610 – Managerial Economics (3)
FIN 601 – Advanced Financial Management (3)
ECN 607 – Quantitative Analysis for Management (3)

The Management Capstone Course

MGT 619 – Strategic Management and Leadership (3)

Required Accounting Classes

ACC 601 – Seminar in Advanced Managerial Accounting (3)
ACC 602 – Seminar in Professional Accounting Practice (3)

Elective Classes in the MBA Concentration

Select two electives:
ACC 603 – Taxes and Business Strategy (3)
ACC 604 – Seminar in Assurance and Forensic Auditing (3)
MGT 617 – Corporate Ethics (3)
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