Frequently Asked Questions
No. You need a baccalaureate degree that included intermediate accounting, tax, cost accounting, and audit. These are normal for accounting degrees or double majors, but they are unusual in other degrees.
Maybe. We presume you started with 18 or more undergraduate accounting credit hours in which case the MSA will complete your education requirements for the CPA exam. The TSBPA requires that 15 of your 30 upper-division accounting hours occur in face-to-face classes. The MSA is not face-to-face, so if your other upper-level courses are online, the MSA will not qualify you to sit for the exam.
Yes. The program is designed to allow you to proceed at your own pace with no required visits to campus depending on funding.
Our faculty are academically and professionally qualified for graduate education. All have practical experience in their specialty gained through years of public and private accounting work.
No, neither exam is required.
These are required for any student on an F1 visa or any student receiving VA benefits and are optional for everyone else. Residency Days are twice per semester, occurring once each term (A and B terms)
Don't see your question here?
Contact Travis Aday, Assistant Director of Graduate Student Services, for more information.
Travis Aday, BA ’18 & MS ‘19
Assistant Director, Graduate Student Services
McLane College of Business
UMHB Box 8018 | 900 College Street | Belton, Texas 76513
Page last updated January 30, 2023