MSA is composed of pre-requisite courses and courses for Degree Requirements. If an applicant already completed pre-requisite courses, the applicant can receive a waiver for pre-requisite courses.
Competence in the following prerequisite courses or their equivalents.
ACCT 2110 Introductory Accounting I
ACCT 2120 Introductory Accounting II
ACCT 3470 Management Accounting and Ethics in Business
ACCT 3720 Intermediate Accounting I
ACCT 3730 Intermediate Accounting II
ACCT 4260 Introduction to Taxation
ACCT 4400 Financial Statement Auditing
MGMT 2300 Legal Environment of Organizations
Degree Requirements (Total 33 units)
Required Course: (18)
ACCT 6100 Financial Reporting and Disclosure
ACCT 6150 Controllership and Professional Ethics
ACCT 6200 Internal Auditing and Management Controls
ACCT 6300 Advanced Tax Topics: Corporate Taxation
ACCT 6420 International Accounting
ACCT 6500 Advanced Financial Reporting Seminar
Elective Courses (12)
Minimum of 12 elective units chosen from list below in consultation with the MSA Director or department chair.
ACCT 5360 Corporate and Partnership Taxation
ACCT 5390 Advanced Accounting
ACCT 5410 EDP Auditing and Control
ACCT 5440 Accounting Law, Ethics and Institutions
ACCT 5680 Accounting for Government and Not-for-Profit Organizations
ACCT 5753 Accounting Internship
ACCT 5755 Internship
ACCT 5915 Seminar in Accounting
ACCT 5930 Seminar in Accounting
ACCT 5951 Independent Study
ACCT 5952 Independent Study
ACCT 5953 Independent Study
ACCT 5955 Independent Study
Culminating Experience (3)
ACCT 6960 MSA project (Culminating Experience)
Total Units 33
In MSA and MSA 3:2 option, each course will have 15 weeks.
In MSA online option, each course will have 6 weeks.
Starting in Fall of AY 2023/24, all courses in MSA online option will have 15 weeks.