University of Bridgeport | MBA Accounting CPA Track

The MBA with Accounting/CPA Track delivers the knowledge and skills necessary to prepare for the CPA and CMA exams and is an alternative to an M.S. in Accounting program. This concentration is designed for undergraduate accounting majors or students with significant work in accounting. In this concentration you will obtain both a master’s level general business education and specific advanced accounting knowledge.

Summary of Requirements

MBA Program Curriculum (total of 30 credits)

The MBA program is made up of three course components: Core, Concentration, and Capstone

Core courses (12 credits)

In four core courses, you will apply the theory from foundational coursework through cases and real-world exercises.

  • FIN 505: Advanced Financial Management & Policy (3 credits)
  • ITKM 505: Information Systems and Knowledge Management (3 credits)
  • MGMT 505: Organizational Behavior (3 credits)
  • MKTG 505: Marketing & Branding (3 credits)

Concentration Courses (12 credits)

  • ACCT 555: Advanced Auditing (3 credits)
  • ACCT 556: Accounting Regulations (3 credits)
  • ACCT 557: Business Environment & Concepts for Accountants (3 credits)
  • ACCT 558: Advanced Financial Accounting & Reporting (3 credits)

*Registration for these courses requires approval by the accounting chair and program director

Capstone Courses (6 credits)

  • BUCP 597: Policy & Strategy (3 credits)
  • Experiential Component: Internship, Thesis, or MGMT 582: Business Planning (3 credits)

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May
6
Sat
Commencement 2017 – Undergraduate and Traditional Graduate @ Webster Bank Arena
May 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:45 pm

This ceremony is set to confer nearly 1500 degrees to undergraduate and graduate candidates from:

  • School of Arts and Sciences
  • Ernest C. Trefz School of Business
  • School of Education
  • School of Engineering
  • Shintaro Akatsu School of Design
  • College of Public and International Affairs
  • School of Nursing
  • Fones School of Dental Hygiene (undergraduate)

Visit commencement.bridgeport.edu for more details.

May
18
Thu
MBA Information Sessions @ Mandeville Hall, Deans Suite
May 18 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

The University of Bridgeport’s Ernest C. Trefz School of Business and Office of Graduate Admissions welcomes prospective Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) students to learn about the M.B.A. program and how to position oneself for a successful application process.

To register, click on the date that works best for you:

Jun
22
Thu
MBA Information Sessions @ Mandeville Hall, Deans Suite
Jun 22 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

The University of Bridgeport’s Ernest C. Trefz School of Business and Office of Graduate Admissions welcomes prospective Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) students to learn about the M.B.A. program and how to position oneself for a successful application process.

To register, click on the date that works best for you:

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