The Master of Professional Accountancy (MPAc)
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Gain an edge with a Master of Professional Accountancy (MPAc) from one of the strongest accounting programs in the nation. If you are preparing for the CPA exam, this full-time day program, developed by our accomplished, experienced faculty in collaboration with leaders from top global accounting firms, will set you apart early in your career.
You will develop key professional management skills and the advanced technological know-how to address the challenges of working in and leading teams, developing relationships with clients, and oversee projects effectively.
The program merges the theoretical with the practical, so you can successfully apply what is learned in the classroom. The skills you will learn enable you to make an impact immediately upon graduation and throughout your career. The program complements the technical accounting expertise CPAs need with the communication and project management competence necessary for accounting leadership in any setting.
You also have an option to pursue the MPAc with a tax concentration, designed for students who want to combine advanced accounting courses with additional courses in taxation.
Through Bryant's distance-spanning technology, all MPAc courses are delivered simultaneously in the classroom and online, transforming the classroom into a multimedia center where you and your fellow students can participate, no matter where you are in the world.
The Bryant MPAc Advantage
- Academic excellence with real-world applicability
- Flexibility to choose the Bryant MPAc or the Bryant MPAc with a tax concentration
- A career-changing master’s degree in only two semesters
- Classes delivered simultaneously in the classroom and online
- Helps to fulfill the 150 hours of education required for CPA certification
- Financial and managerial accounting
- Two semesters of intermediate accounting
- Advanced financial accounting
- Accounting information systems
- Cost management/accounting
Required: Individual Income Taxation; Sales, Exchanges and Other Dispositions; Corporations and Shareholders; and Partnership Income Tax Problems.
Electives: Advanced Assurance and Professional Oversight; Corporate Governance in the 21st Century; Project Management for Accounting Leadership; Advanced Accounting Information Systems; Government and Not-for-Profit Accounting; Accounting Theory; Multinational Accounting; Research and Communication; Management Control Systems; and Accounting for Income Taxes
tuition information for 2014-2015 academic year
MPAc (30 credits)
- $1,176 per credit
Preparing for MPAc Success fee
Examples from the MPAc curriculum
|Preparing for MPAc Success (weekend bootcamp)||Required|
| Advanced Assurances and Professional Oversight
| Corporate Governance in the 21st Century
| Project Management for Accounting Leadership
| Advanced Accounting Information Systems
| Government and Not-for-Profit Accounting
| Accounting Theory
| Multinational Accounting
| Research and Communication
| Management Control Systems
| Accounting for Income Taxes