Winthrop University: Graduate School - MBA Accounting Program Requirements
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MBA/Accounting Emphasis Required Program

The MBA with an Accounting emphasis requires 33 semester hours of graduate courses. Depending upon the individual student's preparation, prerequisites may be required.
The MBA/Accounting Emphasis requires the following courses: 

Course Title (Semester Hours)

Core Requirements

ACCT 606 Advanced Financial Accounting (3)
ACCT 607 Tax Research (3)
ACCT 609 Advanced Auditing (3)
ACCT 610 Advanced Managerial Accounting (3)
FINC 680 Financial Policy Management (3)
MGMT 682 Organization Behavior/Organization Development (3)
MGMT 684 Strategic and International Issues in Management (3)
ACCT 616, 617, 618 & 619* CPA Exam Review (0)

One 500-600 level ACCT (3)

Two 600-level courses from the following course designators (6):

One 500 or 600-level course from the following designators (3):

Total Semester Hours:  33

* ACCT 616-619 are zero credit courses graded on a credit/no credit basis that do not contribute hours toward degree completion. Successful completion of these courses is required before the MBA/Accounting Emphasis degree is awarded. These courses are preparation for the different sections of the CPA Examination. Students should enroll in a minimum of one of these courses every semester until all four parts of the simulated CPA exam are passed. Students may substitute actual CPA examination scores for a simulated CPA exam score if the actual exam has been taken and passed.

**ECON 670 and FINC 670 are both one credit courses which may not qualify for the CPA exam requirements. BADM 250 may not qualify for the CPA exam requirements/ 

Note: Registration for GSTC 600, Continuing Graduate Studies, may be required. Check with advisor.
This program applies to students entering under the five-year program. It does not apply to transfers, non-business majors and current Winthrop accounting option students. Each student's academic background will be evaluated and a plan of study developed.

Courses substitutions may be made if appropriate. The course of study must include 24 semester hours at the 600-level.

Visit the graduate course descriptions webpage to view course descriptions

Last Updated: 3/27/20