Irene Scruton, Program Coordinator
140 Rich Hall
School of Business
General Information for Public Accounting BS / MBA
The combined five-year program leading to a BS degree in Accounting and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) has been designed to meet the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants’ requirements which went into effect in the year 2000. In addition, the combined five-year program has been registered with the NYS Education Department for candidates seeking admission to the Uniform CPA Examination
Degree Candidacy for Public Accounting BS / MBA
It is the responsibility of the student to file for degree candidacy once they have completed 12 to 18 credit hours of graduate study. A cumulative average of 3.0 or better is required to qualify for the awarding of degree candidacy status. The graduate director will conduct a review of the candidate’s academic performance to ensure these standards are upheld. Any credit hours over 18 are subject to forfeiture.
Transfer Credit for Public Accounting BS / MBA
Up to six credit hours of accredited and approved graduate work may be transferred from other accredited graduate programs of study. Only grades of ‘B’ or higher may be transferable into or out of another degree program.
Foundation Requirements for Public Accounting BS / MBA
Students will fulfill foundation requirements through their undergraduate course work (See the Undergraduate Catalog).