The program is full-time, and runs over a 12-month period commencing in early May with graduation from the MBA program in the following May.
This program will provide a broad management view of various business and organizational challenges, enhancing both your technical and enabling competencies. Cases will be used extensively to develop problem solving and communication skills. Work groups will be formed and utilized extensively within the program to develop leadership and communication skills. However, individual performance (demonstrated competencies) will determine academic success. On-campus networking opportunities with alumni, faculty, other graduate students and employers will help you develop important connections.
The MBA (CPA Stream) offers advanced standing to the CPA Certification (PEP) program. Graduates will need to complete Capstone 1 and Capstone 2 and successfully complete the CFE professional exams to be eligible for the the CPA designation. Appropriate work experience must be obtained prior to receiving the CPA designation. A Public Accounting Licence can be obtained post-CPA graduation after admittance to membership as a qualified CPA. MBA (CPA Stream) graduates would need to successfully complete the bridging courses in the Post Designation Public Accounting Program and have obtained the necessary hours of qualified practical experience as required by their CPA provincial body. Contact your CPA provincial body for further detailed information on public licensure requirements post designation.
Program Courses Include:
- Management Information Systems: Strategy and Practice
- Financial Reporting and Statement Analysis
- Integrative Managerial Accounting
- Integrative Financial Accounting
- Integrative Public Auditing
- Taxation and Financial Planning
- Seminar in Accounting
- Essentials of Management Consulting
- Performance Management
- Strategic Management
- Strategic Marketing
- Financial Management
- Professional Skills (non-credit course)
- Project Management
- Special Topics (3 cr hrs in Data Analytics)