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)
Shining Their Light
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.
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) 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.
Financial Services Assurance Intern, Ernst & Young; Pursuing Master's Degree in Assumption's MBA CPA Track Program
I am proud to be part of an institution that cares so much about its students' success and growth.
My professors have helped me not only learn the class material, but they were also there to help me get a job and to prepare me for the real world after graduation.
MBA Virtual Information Session
We invite you to learn more about our MBA program by participating in our virtual information session on Tuesday, February 7th, at 5:00 pm EST! You will have the opportunity to chat with the program director and admissions personnel throughout the webinar.
Graduate Admissions and Financial Aid Virtual Information Session
We invite you to learn more about our premier graduate programs and the admissions and financial aid process at Assumption by participating in our webinar on Tuesday, February 28th, at 5:00 pm EST. You will have the opportunity to chat with admissions and financial aid staff throughout the webinar.
Overview of Graduate Programs Virtual Information Session
We invite you to learn more about our premier graduate programs and the admissions process at Assumption by participating in our webinar on Monday, March 13th, at 5:00 pm EST. Throughout the webinar, you will have the opportunity to chat with Susan Cahill and Karissa Mongeau, the admissions staff.
An Ideal Place to Learn
CPA Exam Prep until you pass the CPA exam
Accelerated 14-month Program
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.
Graduate Admission Events and Ways to Connect With Us
We invite you to learn more about our graduate programs - either through a visit to campus, attending an information session or by scheduling a phone or virtual conversation with an admissions team member or one of our program directors.Learn More
- In order to apply, you must have an undergraduate degree in Accounting.
- This program is only available to domestic students.
- Graduate Application
- 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 $27,000 (based on 2020-21 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 Accelerated MBA students build the skills and experience they will need for a successful and meaningful career.
The Career Development & Internship Center can help Assumption’s Accelerated MBA 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
Accelerated MBA students can email the CDIC or call 508-767-7227 to set up an appointment.
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 three MBA tracks. Learn more about all of the University's dual degree offerings.
Graduate Research Symposium
Assumption University Graduate School Annual Symposium showcases research, innovative projects, successful case study, and creative work of graduate students and recent alums from every graduate program. We offer all graduate students in every program an opportunity to present their excellent work on diverse topics.
Veterans at Assumption
Assumption University recognizes that servicemen and women have demonstrated great courage and made tremendous sacrifices in service to our nation and its people. The University has introduced a number of programs and services to assist veterans during the application process and while veterans are attending Assumption. We also have a lounge designated only for our veteran students. Assumption University is committed to maintaining recognition as a Military Friendly institution. We strive to eliminate barriers to success for our Service Members, Veterans, and their qualified dependents.