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To operate effectively and meet the challenges present in today’s increasingly international and dynamic business environment, you must possess both professional acumen and well-developed technical knowledge and critical thinking skills in a wide-range of functional areas. Through our innovative curriculum designed to emphasize both career/professional development and technical mastery, you gain the essential skills and knowledge necessary to master these challenges and to succeed at major corporations and accounting firms across the globe.

Full-Time Program Structure

You are required to complete no less than 11 courses for a minimum of 44 units. Of the 11 courses, there are 7 required courses including:

MPAc 230 ProSeminar: Career and Professional Development (4)
MPAc 231A

Financial Statement Analysis and Forecasting (4)

MPAc 232 Taxes and Business Strategy (4)
MPAc 235 Advanced Managerial and Cost Accounting (4)
MPAc 238

Advanced Auditing and Assurance Services (4)

MPAc 239 Ethics in Accounting and Business (4)
MPAc 291 Professional Research and Communication (4)

You are encouraged to pursue a formal paid internship during the Winter or Spring quarters and, if successful, will be enrolled in MPAC 241-Accounting Internship a 2 unit course in the Winter and/or Spring quarters as well.


Part-Time Program Structure

You are required to complete no less than 11 courses for a minimum of 44 units. Of the 11 courses, there are 7 required courses.



Fall
  • MPAc 238: Advanced Audit and Assurance Services (4)
  • MPAc 291: Professional Research and Communication (4)
  • MPAc 230: ProSeminar (2)

Winter
  • MPAc/MBA Electives (6)

Spring
  • MPAc 235: Advanced Managerial and Cost Accounting (4)
  • MPAc 239: Ethics in Accounting and Business (4)
Fall
  • MPAc 231A: Financial Statement Analysis and Forecasting (4)
  • MPAc 232: Taxes and Business Strategy (4)

Winter
  • MPAc/MBA Electives (6)

Spring
  • MPAc 230: ProSeminar (2)
  • MPAc/MBA Electives (4)

Elective Courses

Winter Electives

MPAc 233 Non-for-Profit Accounting (2)
MPAc 234

Accounting Policy and Research (2)

MPAc 236 Forensic Accounting (2)
MPAc 237 International Accounting (4) (Online Course)
MPAc 241

Accounting Internship (2)

MPAc 290 Special Topics in Taxation (4)
MPAc 290 Corporate Governance (4)
MPAc 299 Independent Study (2)
  MBA Electives (4-8)

Spring Electives

MPAc 231B Advanced Financial Statement Analysis (4)
MPAc 241

Accounting Internship (2)

MPAc 299 Independent Study (2)
  MBA Electives (4-8)