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M.P.Acc.--Additional Specific Requirements

The Master of Professional Accounting is designed to prepare students to enter careers in public accounting, corporate accounting, management accounting, governmental accounting, financial analysis, and law enforcement. This program requires a minimum of 30 credits; all credits must be earned in 400-level, 500-level, or 800-level courses. A minimum of 21 credits at the 500- or 800-level is required, of which at least 9 credits must be earned in 500-level courses. ACCTG 803 (Forensic Accounting) is the capstone course for the program, integrating materials learned in the other program courses.


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