MBA/MSA Dual Degree Program
Through cross-recognition of courses between the MBA and MSA programs, this dual master’s program requires between 45 and 60 credits (depending on undergraduate background), 15 fewer than if the degree were completed independently of each other. The program leads to two degrees, the Master of Business Administration and the Master of Science in Accounting.
This dual master’s program is primarily available through the NetPlus! (mixed) delivery mode. MBA courses in the program are also available through on-campus (traditional) mode. The MSA accounting elective courses may be available through NetPlus!, online, or on-campus mode.
A. Foundation courses (0-15 credits, depending on prior coursework).
1. MBA foundation courses.*
MGT 512 - Applied Quantitative Analysis.
ACC 521 - Accounting for Managers. 1
MGT 541 - Organizational Behavior.
FIN 551 - Business Economics.
2. MSA foundation course. (0-3 credits)*
ACC 530 - Intermediate Financial Reporting.
B. Core courses (0-15 credits, depending on prior coursework).
1. MBA core courses (24 credits).
MGT 501 - Organizational Communication and Negotiation.
MKT 531 - Marketing Management.
MGT 552 - Business and Society.
FIN 561 - Financial Management.
MGT 571 - Operations Management.
MGT 581 - Management Information Systems.
INB 585 - Global Dimensions of Management.
MGT 589 - Strategic Management.
2. MSA core courses (15 credits)
ACC 535 - Financial Reporting Special Topics.
ACC 545 - Seminar in Management Accounting.
ACC 562 - Forensic Accounting.
ACC 565 - Seminar in Contemporary Accounting Systems and Control.
ACC 575 - Auditing and Assurance Services.
C. Electives (6 credits). Two from:
ACC 538 - Advanced Financial Reporting.
ACC 550 - Individual Federal Income Taxation.
ACC 555 - Advanced Federal Income Taxation Theory and Research.
ACC 580 - Advanced Governmental and Nonprofit Accounting and Financial Reporting.
FIN 567 - Financial Statement Analysis.
*Courses may be waived if previous equivalent or similar undergraduate or graduate coursework has been completed.
1ACC 521 is a foundation course in both the MBA and MSA program,