The graduate component of the five year program requires one summer and two semesters of graduate study immediately following the senior year of undergraduate course work.
There are no “elective courses” in the graduate component.
There is no required thesis or application project.
Graduates of the program are awarded a BS degree in Accountancy and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree with the exception of transfer students from four year institutions. These graduates are awarded solely the Master of Business Administration degree which is registered with the NYS Education Department and reduces the experience requirement for the CPA license to one year.
Graduates of four-year schools wishing to earn only the MBA portion of the five-year program must show evidence of the following coursework.
Including course coverage in each of the following subject areas—accounting principles, cost accounting, tax accounting and auditing
Liberal arts and science courses
Business and Accounting electives
Including at least six credit hours of economic principles which may be used to satisfy either the business electives or liberal arts requirements.