Graduate

MBA CPA Track Programs (Accelerated and Part-time)

In comparison to an accounting-focused MSA degree, the wide scope of expertise provided across all business functional areas by the CPA Track MBA Programs will help you build a stronger foundation for understanding all aspects of clients' businesses in order to make value-added recommendations.

Accelerated Full-time and Part-time MBA (CPA Track)

Program Tracks Available

On campus, Online, Blended (online/on campus)


Admission Deadline

Part-time

Fall (August start): August 10
Spring (January start): January 4
Summer: May 1

Accelerated

Summer start only: May 1


Degrees Offered

M.B.A.


Department

Business Studies

Program Contact

Susan M. Cahill

Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions
Schedule a Conversation
508-767-7365 Admissions House - Room 205

Jennifer Niece, CPA, MBA

Chair, Department of Accounting,, Associate Professor of Accounting
508-767-7245 Tsotsis Family Academic Center - Room 326

Shelley Walsh

Student Service Representative
508-767-7426 Tsotsis Family Academic Center - Room 338
Sep 21 Sat

Graduate Studies Fall Open House

Join campus community members for an Assumption College Graduate Studies Open House. Spend part of your day with us and learn how a graduate degree or certificate from Assumption College can advance your career. Discuss current programs with faculty representatives, learn more about applying from ou...

Sep. 21, 2019
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Testa Atrium
Oct 9 Wed

Graduate Studies Fall Open House

Join campus community members for an Assumption College Graduate Studies Open House. Spend part of your day with us and learn how a graduate degree or certificate from Assumption College can advance your career. Discuss current programs with faculty representatives, learn more about applying from ou...

Oct. 9, 2019
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Testa Atrium

Graduate Studies Events

Sep 21 Sat

Graduate Studies Fall Open House

Join campus community members for an Assumption College Graduate Studies Open House. Spend part of your day with us and learn how a graduate degree or certificate from Assumption College can advance your career. Discuss current programs with faculty representatives, learn more about applying from ou...

Sep. 21, 2019
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Testa Atrium
Oct 9 Wed

Graduate Studies Fall Open House

Join campus community members for an Assumption College Graduate Studies Open House. Spend part of your day with us and learn how a graduate degree or certificate from Assumption College can advance your career. Discuss current programs with faculty representatives, learn more about applying from ou...

Oct. 9, 2019
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Testa Atrium

An Ideal Place to Learn


CPA MBA Tracks

Faculty


Pathways to Success

The following are examples of firms where CPA Track MBA graduates have secured employment:

AAFCPAs

Deloitte

DiCicco, Gulman & Co. LLP

Ernst & Young

Gray, Gray & Gray, LLP

Marcum, LLP

O’Connor & Drew, P.C.

PricewaterhouseCoopers

Kathleen Montgomery

MBA CPA Track Programs (Accelerated and Part-time) 2019
Auditor, Deloitte

The program is academically challenging while accommodating to members of the full-time work force.

The professors are dedicated and passionate about their course material. Thanks to the Assumption’s MBA program, I have had an extra year devoted to preparing and academically growing into a workplace competent individual before taking on a full-time position as an auditor.
Katie Montgomery

MBA CPA Track Programs (Accelerated and Part-time) 2019
Auditor, Deloitte

Assumption College’s CPA Track MBA program has helped prepared me to succeed as an auditor

The program is staffed with experienced professionals who are very knowledgeable in the subject matter that they teach. Through the design of the program and the dedication of the professors, I developed a better understanding of the many different functions of business.
Anthony Chauvin

MBA CPA Track Programs (Accelerated and Part-time) 2017
Staff Accountant, O'Connor & Drew

Assumption's Accelerated MBA program set me up to succeed academically

The program provided thought-provoking classes that allowed me to simultaneously study for my CPA exam and work full time. I learned a lot about ethics, financial decision-making, leadership, professional-level communication and marketing skills to name a few.

Shining Their Light

Kathleen Montgomery

MBA CPA Track Programs (Accelerated and Part-time) 2019
Auditor, Deloitte

The program is academically challenging while accommodating to members of the full-time work force.

The professors are dedicated and passionate about their course material. Thanks to the Assumption’s MBA program, I have had an extra year devoted to preparing and academically growing into a workplace competent individual before taking on a full-time position as an auditor.
Katie Montgomery

MBA CPA Track Programs (Accelerated and Part-time) 2019
Auditor, Deloitte

Assumption College’s CPA Track MBA program has helped prepared me to succeed as an auditor

The program is staffed with experienced professionals who are very knowledgeable in the subject matter that they teach. Through the design of the program and the dedication of the professors, I developed a better understanding of the many different functions of business.
Anthony Chauvin

MBA CPA Track Programs (Accelerated and Part-time) 2017
Staff Accountant, O'Connor & Drew

Assumption's Accelerated MBA program set me up to succeed academically

The program provided thought-provoking classes that allowed me to simultaneously study for my CPA exam and work full time. I learned a lot about ethics, financial decision-making, leadership, professional-level communication and marketing skills to name a few.
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Graduate Visit Opportunities

We invite you to learn more about our graduate programs - either through a visit to campus, or by scheduling a phone conversation with an admissions team member or one of our program directors. Contact us today to learn more!

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Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:

  • In order to apply, you must have an undergraduate degree in Accounting.

Application Requirements:

  • Graduate Application
  • Application Fee – waived for Assumption students and alumni
  • Official College Transcripts, undergraduate and graduate
  • Three Letters of Recommendation – academic and/or professional
  • Current Resume
  • Personal Statement

Assumption undergraduate students:

You can apply to the MBA CPA Track program during the spring of your junior year and receive permission to take two MBA courses during your senior year, preferably one during the fall and one during the spring. (Note that students have the option to  take both during the spring semester.)

Special Fast Track Consideration for Assumption students: If your GPA is a 3.2 or above, then you just need to complete the online application and request that a transcript be sent to the Office of Graduate Studies. Once the transcript is received and GPA confirmed, all of the other application requirements (resume, personal statement, and recommendations) will be waived.

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An Affordable Program

Assumption is proud to offer high-quality programs at a competitive cost. These 36-credit programs cost roughly $25,000 (based on 2018-19 tuition).


Why the CPA Track MBA Programs at Assumption?

  • Learn from a highly credentialed faculty with real-world industry experience and networks
  • Develop ethical leadership skills
  • Build invaluable critical thinking and communication skills
  • Benefit from access to CPA exam preparation resources, until you pass
  • Choose from flexible on-campus and online learning options
  • Loyal alumni network

The Career Development & Internship Center (CDIC)

The Career Development & Internship Center (CDIC) is here to help MBA students build the skills and experience they will need for a successful and meaningful career.

Sarah Kupec is the Experiential Learning Coordinator for the School of Business at Assumption College. She is a dedicated career advisor for full-time and part-time MBA students.  The Experiential Learning Coordinator collaborates with MBA students on choosing career options that are right for them.  

The Experiential Learning Coordinator can help Assumption’s business students to:

  • Develop and refine their resumes, cover letters, and LinkedIn profiles
  • Find and pursue internship and employment opportunities
  • Prepare for job interviews
  • Provide valuable career resources to assist in the internship and career search
  • Network with alumni and local business professionals through career events

MBA students can contact the CDIC at careerdevelopment@assumption.edu or 508-767-7227 to set up an appointment to meet with Sarah. 


Assumption Accounting Professor Named 2019 Outstanding Educator of the Year

Assumption Associate Professor of Accounting Jennifer Niece, CPA, MBA, has received the 2019 Outstanding Educator of the Year Award from the Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants (MSCPA). This award recognizes Prof. Niece’s excellence in teaching and motivating students, as well as her contributions to the accounting profession, active participation in the MSCPA and her efforts in serving as a liaison between the classroom and the business world.

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