Bachelor of Science in Accounting / Master of Business
The accounting BS/MBA program is designed to train you in the
fundamentals of accounting and business that fulfill the academic
requirements for CPA licensing in New York.
The accounting program provides specialized instruction in
accounting theory, cost management, budgeting, auditing, taxation,
accounting systems and accounting as a management tool, leading to
a bachelor's degree in accounting.
Students who complete the full five-year course sequence will
have an integrated program of graduate studies, incorporating
liberal arts strengths with contemporary business management
studies and advanced accounting research, leading to a master's
degree in business administration.
Accounting BS/MBA at the Mount
This program offers each student the opportunity to acquire the
most up-to-date accounting knowledge. The faculty consists of seasoned professionals
with a combination of knowledge, experience, and a passion for
teaching. The combination of classroom work, research, professional
mentoring and the availability of internships offers students the
best of opportunities as they prepare to begin their careers.
Students majoring in accounting must complete at least 63
undergraduate credits in the major, with an additional 34 credits
for the MBA. Entry into the accounting BS/MBA leading to the CPA
(5-year program) requires a Grade Point Average of 2.85, both
overall and in the major.
Where Mount students have interned
Students in the BS/MBA program in accounting have interned at
such organizations as:
- Office of the U.S. Secret Service
- Enterprise Car Rental
- V-Force Custom, LLC
- Make-A-Wish Foundation
- Laerdal Medical Corp.
- Atlantic Records
- Good Housekeeping Magazine
- Merrill Lynch
- Boy Scouts of America
- Newburgh Family YMCA
- The Newburgh Performing Arts Academy, Inc.
- Habitat for Humanity
- Ferrigno Financial
A student completing the BS/MBA in accounting is prepared for a
career in corporate and non-profit accounting and management, for
government service, and to take the New York State licensing exam
to become a Certified Public Accountant.
* IACBE Accreditation
Mount Saint Mary College has received specialized accreditation
for its business programs through the International Assembly for
Collegiate Business Education (IACBE), located at 11374 Strang Line
Road in Lenexa, Kansas, USA. The business programs in the following
degrees are accredited by the IACBE:
- Master of Business Administration
- Bachelor of Science in accounting/Master of Business
- Bachelor of Science in accounting
- Bachelor of Science in business management with concentrations
in finance and marketing.
Visit the IACBE website for more