Master of Professional Accountancy

Set yourself up for success in the accounting profession with the MPAc, earn your degree in 8 months!
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The Bryant Master of Professional Accountancy (MPAc) and Master of Professional Accountancy with a tax concentration (MPAc-Tax) provide participating students with the distinct advantage of cutting edge knowledge and skills that are necessary to succeed in today’s competitive business environment.

The MPAc/MPAc-Tax degree can be completed in as little as two terms and provides the necessary 150 hours required to sit for the CPA exam, while preparing you for lifelong success in the field of accounting. Classes are delivered simultaneously in the classroom and online.

Why pursue your MPAc/MPAc-Tax at Bryant?

  • 100 percent career placement in national and regional accounting firms

  • Curriculum aligns with the industry best practices that are necessary to excel in your career

  • Extensive national and regional alumni networks

When can I start the program?

You can choose from 3 start times in the program: Spring intake: January, Summer intake: May, Fall intake: September

The Bryant MPAc is a full-time, 10-course, graduate program designed for accounting graduates. The program can be completed in two semesters and is offered in four tracks: fall/spring; spring/summer; summer/summer; or summer/fall.

In addition to the application form, you will need to submit a statement of objectives, current resume, one accounting faculty recommendation, official transcripts from all colleges / universities you have attended, your official score on the GMAT, and your application fee (waived for Bryant alumni). Our GMAT waiver policy is available here. 

You will need to submit your TOEFL score if your native language is not English or if you have not completed a degree from a program taught in English. In addition, your transcripts from colleges / universities outside the U.S. must be translated into English and converted to a 4.0 scale. Finally, if you will be seeking an I-20, you will need to submit a completed International Student Certification of Finances.

The Bryant MPAc program with a tax concentration is designed for students who want to combine advanced accounting courses with additional courses in taxation. This option can be completed full-time in two semesters: Summer/Fall or Summer/Summer. To be admitted to the Bryant MPAc program with a tax concentration you must be (or about to become) a graduate of an accredited undergraduate accounting program. The four required tax courses are: Individual Income Taxation; Sales, Exchanges and Other Dispositions; Corporations and Shareholders; and Partnership Income Tax Problems.

Preparing for MPAc Success

Required

Advanced Assurances and Professional Oversight 

Required

Corporate Governance in the 21st Century 

Required

Project Management for Accounting Leadership 

Required

Advanced Accounting Information Systems or Accounting Analytics

Required

Government and Not-for-Profit Accounting 

Required

Accounting Theory 

Required

Multinational Accounting 

Required

Research and Communication 

Required

Management Control Systems 

Required

Accounting for Income Taxes 

Required

Additional Resources

OUTCOMES

Point 1

practical experience in career planning, interviewing, negotiations, and project management;
experience in a corporate environment through the business practicum.

Point 2

practical experience in career planning, interviewing, negotiations, and project management;
experience in a corporate environment through the business practicum.

Point 3

practical experience in career planning, interviewing, negotiations, and project management;
experience in a corporate environment through the business practicum.

Tuition

MPAc or MPAc-TAX (10 courses)

  • $3,528 per course

Preparing for MPAc Success fee

  • $250

Scholarships

To be eligible for preferred consideration for a scholarship, you must apply by these dates:

  • Fall intake: Submit complete application by April 30

  • Spring intake: Submit complete application by Nov. 30

  • Summer intake: Submit complete application by March 31