Academic Catalog

Business Administration and Accounting (M.B.A./M.S.A.)

The joint M.B.A./M.S.A. program offers students the opportunity to obtain two degrees with a  significant reductions compared to the credits required for pursuing both degrees separately. The enhanced efficiency not only lowers the overall tuition costs but also accelerates the time needed to earn both degrees. The joint M.B.A./M.S.A. degree program is designed to equip future managers with essential accounting tools and techniques to make informed managerial decisions. Additionally, this program introduces new career prospects in accounting filed for M.B.A. students.

To earn both the M.B.A. and M.S.A. degrees, students must successfully complete a minimum of 53 total credits. Students lacking a sufficient accounting background may be required to complete additional foundation courses. The joint degree program may confer diplomas either sequentially or simultaneously, depending on the student’s preference and academic progress. All coursework must be completed in accordance with the regulations of the Graduate School and the Mike Ilitch School of Business governing graduate scholarship and degrees. 

A total of 12 credits from the below list may be applied to both programs:

BA 7000Managerial Accounting3
ACC 7100Financial Accounting for Decision Making3
ACC 7120Introduction to Taxation: Individuals3
ACC 7145Accounting Systems: Design and Controls3
ACC 7180Auditing3
ACC 7188Governmental and Not-for-Profit Accounting3
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