Feb 21, 2024  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Public Accounting, B.S. / M.B.A. **


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Irene Scruton, Program Coordinator

140 Rich Hall

315-312-2911

 

Admission Information

Program Information

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).

Public Accounting Five Year Combined (108-111 cr)


Additional Information


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. Graduates of the program are awarded a BS degree in Public Accounting and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree. The Master of Business Administration degree which is registered with the NYS Education Department, reduces the experience requirement for the CPA license to one year.

 

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