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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Mar
29
Wed
Presentation by Ashley Keller, Owner of Little Black Business Book and Entrepreneur @ Room 104
Mar 29 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Business Week continues!

Come to hear her presentation and to discuss marketing internships!

Sponsored by the Ernest C. Trefz School of Business

Mar
30
Thu
Innovators Series: Analytics for Competitive Advantage @ Schelfhaudt Gallery in the Arnold Bernhard Center
Mar 30 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The Innovators Series at UB presents “Analytics for Competitive Advantage: a discussion on the uses of analytics in business.”

Free to attend, but kindly RSVP to lchristi@bridgeport.edu or 203-576-4151.

Program:

  • 5:30-6:00pm – Wine and Cheese
  • 6:00-7:00pm – Program and Q&A
  • 7:00-7:30pm – Networking

Moderator:

  • Arthur C. McAdams III, Ph.D., Associate Dean, University of Bridgeport Trefz School of Business.

Panelists:

  • Jeff Chandler, Vice President, Business Support Services Reinsurance Reporting and Management Information AXIS Capital Reinsurance
  • Richard Cimmino, Business Intelligence Portfolio Manager, The Healthcare Industry
  • Brian Rossman, Senior Business Analytics Consultant, Ironside
  • Michael Lohle, Ph.D., Senior Lecturer and Chair, Graduate Analytics Programs, University of Bridgeport Trefz School of Business

Presented by the University of Bridgeport in partnership with WSHU Public Radio Group and Fairfield County Business Journal.

Mar
31
Fri
“Doing Business in China” Luncheon @ Room 104
Mar 31 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Business Week continues!

Join us for a presentation by Dr. Shuming Zhao, Chair Professor and Honorary Dean of the School of Business, Nanjing University, China.

Sponsored by the Ernest C. Trefz School of Business

Apr
1
Sat
“Human Resources Management in China” Presentation @ Room 104
Apr 1 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Business Week continues!

Join us for a presentation by Dr. Shuming Zhao, Chair Professor and Honorary Dean of the School of Business, Nanjing University, China.

Sponsored by the Ernest C. Trefz School of Business

Apr
3
Mon
Student Entrepreneur Center Alumni Event @ Mandeville Hall
Apr 3 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The University of Bridgeport office of Alumni Engagement and the Ernest C. Trefz School of Business invite you to our annual alumni event. Hear all about exciting news and advancements from the Trefz School of Business, view presentations from current students and alumni of the Student Entrepreneur Center, network, and enjoy a wine and cheese reception.  Free to attend but kindly RSVP to alumni@bridgeport.edu

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