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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Feb
16
Thu
MBA Information Sessions @ Mandeville Hall, Deans Suite
Feb 16 @ 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.

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Mar
16
Thu
Graduate Information Session – Waterbury @ Waterbury Center
Mar 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Students interested in graduate programs at the University of Bridgeport are welcome to join us at our Waterbury location for information regarding the application process and program details.

The graduate programs represented will include those in:

  • Business
  • Engineering
  • Counseling
  • Public and International Affairs

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Mar
23
Thu
Graduate Information Session @ Wahlstrom Library - 6th Fl Admissions
Mar 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Students interested in graduate programs at the University of Bridgeport are welcome to join us for information regarding the application process and program details.

The graduate programs represented will include those in:

  • Education
  • Business
  • Engineering
  • Design Management
  • Counseling
  • Public and International Affairs

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Apr
19
Wed
Graduate Information Session @ Wahlstrom Library - 6th Fl Admissions
Apr 19 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Students interested in graduate programs at the University of Bridgeport are welcome to join us for information regarding the application process and program details.

The graduate programs represented will include those in:

  • Education
  • Business
  • Engineering
  • Design Management
  • Counseling
  • Public and International Affairs

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

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:

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