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    Master in Professional Accounting (MPA) MPA
    The University of Texas at Austin
    Austin, TX 78712
    United States
    Phone: 512-471-6559



  • Degrees Granted:
  • Masters

  • Programs offered:
  • On-campus


  • Description:
  • The Texas MPA is a top-ranked graduate accounting program that will give you a broad business foundation, in-depth accounting knowledge and hands-on experience. The Texas MPA has a 60-year history of preparing students for careers in just about any business setting, including

    Public Accounting
    Industry
    Investment Banking and other Financial Services
    Consulting
    Public service, including government and nonprofit
    Entrepreneurship


    As a Texas MPA, you’ll join motivated, ambitious classmates, learn from outstanding professors and interact with professionals in the field. Your academic advisors and career consultants will be with you every step of the way as you plan your coursework and set out on your job search.



    Tailor your MPA degree plan to fit your specific career goals by choosing one of four tracks:: financial reporting and assurance; tax; managerial accounting and control; and generalist.



    You and your academic advisor can also plan your coursework so that you will be eligible to sit for the CPA exam by the time you complete the Texas MPA program (depending on the state in which you intend to sit for your exam). And, most Texas MPAs accept a job offer before they graduate.

    There are three approaches to the Texas MPA:
    - Traditional MPA
    - Integrated MPA (formerly PPA)
    - ECO-MPA

  • Admission Information:
  • In order for an application to be considered, the prospective applicant must:

    Be enrolled in the College of Business Administration at The University of Texas at Austin
    Complete a minimum of 54 hours prior to the start of the integrated MPA
    Have completed Accounting 311 and 312
    Have completed BA 101 (waived for transfer applicants), ECO 304K/303 and ECO 304L/302, and M 403K & L or M 408C & D or M 408K & L
    Have a minimum non-placement GPA of 3.0 at UT (or a minimum transfer GPA of 3.0 for external transfer applicants)
    *NOTE: Priority in admissions decisions will be given to applicants who have completed program prerequisites by the application deadline.

  • Grad Program Website:
  • http://www.mccombs.utexas.edu/mpa/





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