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

Online


Admission Deadline

Part-time

Fall: (August start): August 1 (supplemental materials due by 8/10)
Spring (January start): December 15
Summer: May 1

Accelerated

Summer start only: May 1

Application Requirements

Admission Information Sessions

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Degrees Offered

M.B.A. (36 credits)


School

Grenon School of Business


Department

Accounting


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.
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.
Joseph Evangelista

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.
William Shaw

Accounting 2020
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.

Shining Their Light

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.
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.
Joseph Evangelista

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.
William Shaw

Accounting 2020
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.
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Oct 18 Tue

Graduate Admissions & Financial Aid Virtual Information Session

We invite you to learn more about our premier graduate programs as well as the admissions and financial aid process at Assumption by participating in our webinar on Tuesday, October 18th at 12:00 pm EST. You will have the opportunity to chat with admissions and financial aid staff throughout the web ... Read more

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Oct 27 Thu

MBA Virtual Information Session

We invite you to learn more about our MBA program by participating in our virtual information session on Thursday, October 27th at 5:00 pm EST! You will have the opportunity to chat with the program director and admissions personnel throughout the webinar.

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Graduate Admissions & Financial Aid Virtual Information Session

Nov. 9, 2022
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MBA Events

Oct 18 Tue

Graduate Admissions & Financial Aid Virtual Information Session

We invite you to learn more about our premier graduate programs as well as the admissions and financial aid process at Assumption by participating in our webinar on Tuesday, October 18th at 12:00 pm EST. You will have the opportunity to chat with admissions and financial aid staff throughout the web ... Read more

Oct. 18, 2022
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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Oct 27 Thu

MBA Virtual Information Session

We invite you to learn more about our MBA program by participating in our virtual information session on Thursday, October 27th at 5:00 pm EST! You will have the opportunity to chat with the program director and admissions personnel throughout the webinar.

Oct. 27, 2022
5:13 PM - 6:00 PM
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Graduate Admissions & Financial Aid Virtual Information Session

Nov. 9, 2022
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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Program Contact

Susan M. Cahill

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

Michael Lewis, Ph.D.

Department Chair, Management, Marketing and Organizational Communication, MBA Program Director, Assistant Professor of Management
508-767-7372 Tsotsis Family Academic Center - Room 346

Shelley Walsh

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

An Ideal Place to Learn


CPA MBA Tracks


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

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.

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Admission Requirements

Prerequisites

  • In order to apply, you must have an undergraduate degree in Accounting.
  • This program is only available to domestic students. 

Application Requirements

  • 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.

Tuition & Financial Aid


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.

We offer two additional tracks to choose from: Management and CPA (for accounting majors only). Learn more about all of the University's dual degree offerings.

Accelerated BA/MBA Dual Degree Program

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. 

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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.

Welcoming Veterans

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