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)
Graduate Studies Events
The 11th Annual Graduate School Symposium
Each year current and recently graduated students from the seven graduate programs here at Assumption present their research at the Graduate Studies Symposium. Presentations include paper and posters and entries can be nominated and sponsored by all graduate faculty. The common theme is “excellence”...
An Ideal Place to Learn
CPA Exam Prep until you pass the CPA exam
IACBE Educational Member
On-campus, online and blended options
Small class sizes
CPA MBA Tracks
Pathways to Success
The following are examples of firms where CPA Track MBA graduates have secured employment:
DiCicco, Gulman & Co. LLP
Ernst & Young
Gray, Gray & Gray, LLP
O’Connor & Drew, P.C.
Shining Their Light
MBA CPA Track Programs (Accelerated and Part-time) UG 2018, MBA 2019
Assurance Associate in Asset Management, PricewaterhouseCoopers
Assumption has tremendous opportunity to help kick start a student's professional career.
Assumption taught me to be a well-rounded individual and gave me the tools to be successful. Whether it is getting involved, connecting with alumni or faculty who will help guide you, I would advise you to take full advantage of every opportunity.
MBA CPA Track Programs (Accelerated and Part-time) 2019
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.
MBA CPA Track Programs (Accelerated and Part-time) 2019
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.
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.
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!Schedule an Appointment
- In order to apply, you must have an undergraduate degree in Accounting.
- 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.
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 email@example.com or 508-767-7227 to set up an appointment to meet with Sarah.
Assumption Accounting Professor Named Outstanding Educator of the Year
Assumption Associate Professor of Accounting Jennifer Niece, CPA, MBA, has received the 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.
Accelerated BA/MBA Dual Degree Program
Apply as a high school senior into the dual degree program with one application and benefit from being considered for a $2,500 Assumption Business Leader Scholarship (per year for 5 years), special programming, and the ability to take up to two MBA courses during your senior year. We offer two tracks to choose from: Management and CPA (for accounting majors only).