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Public Accounting, M.B.A.

Application Deadline

Rolling admission

Next start date

January 23, 2017

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Designed to maximize your marketability, Oswego's Public Accounting M.B.A. provides you with the skills, knowledge and confidence you need to advance your career in this challenging legal and regulatory business environment.

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What you will study: 

Our flexible curriculum gives our students the opportunity to combine his or her passions with the foundational coursework. This built in adaptability helps you focus on what you need to succeed, based on your background. The program consists of 36 credits of directed electives which builds upon a foundation of accepted public accounting skills, concepts, and principles.

  • MBA 511 - Management Information Systems, credit: 3
  • MBA 513 - Managerial Finance, credit: 3
  • MBA 514 - Marketing Management, credit: 3
  • MBA 515 - Management Science I, credit: 3

Read more in the 2016-2017 Graduate Catalog.

A major benefit of the MBA programs is that a lot of the classes are offered online, This made it flexible so I could do internships outside of Oswego while still taking courses and completing my degree.
Kyle Brayton, M'14

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Learning outcomes: 

This program has been designed to meet the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants' requirements. In addition, the program has been registered with the NYS Education Department for candidates seeking admission to the Uniform CPA examination.

Certified Public Accountant

Tax and Audit Accountant

Accounting Firm Manager

Admission Requirements: 
Official transcript
GPA of at least 2.6
GMAT of 500 or better
Business essay
Purpose statement
Two letters of recommendation
$65 application fee