MBA with Accounting

University of Bridgeport | Accounting Degree (B.S.)

The MBA with Accounting delivers the knowledge and skills necessary to measure, analyze, interpret and communicate economic data. You will acquire a solid foundation of accounting principles, real-world tools and aptitude to excel in a business career. Our focus on broad-based business cognizance will enable you to integrate accounting practices to achieve strategic goals.

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 (15 credits)

In the five Core courses you will apply the theory from the foundation coursework through cases and real-world exercises.

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

Concentration Courses (9 credits)

Course options include (select three):

  • ACCT 510: Intermediate Accounting (3 credits)
  • ACCT 520: Auditing (3 credits)
  • ACCT 530: Personal Taxation (3 credits)
  • ACCT 535: Business Entity Taxation (3 credits)
  • ACCT 540: Advanced Financial Accounting (3 credits)
  • ACCT 545: Financial Reporting & Analysis (3 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)*
  • ACCT 560: International Accounting (3 credits)

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

Capstone Courses (6 credits)

Integration Course

  • BUCP 597: Policy & Strategy (3 credits)

Experiential Course (select one)

  • MGMT 582: Business Planning (3 credits)
  • BUCP 598: Thesis (3 credits)
  • BUCP 599: Internship (3 credits)

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May
3
Tue
OPT Information Session @ Discovery Pavilion, Wahlstrom Library
May 3 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Are you graduating soon? Are you interested in applying for work authorization in the U.S. after you complete your degree? If so, please join us at one of our OPT Information Sessions to learn more about your eligibility, how to apply for OPT, and how to find a job!

Presented by International Student Services and the Center for Career Development.

May
7
Sat
Commencement 2016 – Undergraduate and Graduate @ Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard
May 7 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

The University of Bridgeport will be celebrating its 106th Commencement Ceremony in May. Conferral of Degrees for the undergraduate and graduate candidates from the 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, Physicians Assistant Institute and undergraduates in the Fones School of Dental Hygiene Degrees will take place on Saturday, May 7, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. in the Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard, 600 Main Street, Bridgeport, CT.

This venue will enable everyone to graduate together with family and friends present (rain or shine) and allow for wonderful photo opportunities (thanks to the tiered seating).

Jun
9
Thu
Graduate Accepted Student Night @ Tower Room
Jun 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

During the event, admitted students will be able to:

• Connect with faculty and current graduate students
• Meet other accepted graduate students
• Finalize their enrollment at the University of Bridgeport

To RSVP, please email lproctor@bridgeport.edu or call 203-576-4552.

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