Master of Business Administration (CPA Stream)


The Sobey MBA Designed for a Career in Accounting

The increasing demands of a changing work environment continue to escalate the knowledge requirements of tomorrow’s business professionals. The full-time Sobey MBA (CPA Stream) program has been modified to continue to meet the requirements of the Canadian CPA designation. In addition, it provides a strategic focus on key business areas such as marketing, data analytics, information systems, business strategy, project management and business consultancy, all of which are in high demand in today’s dynamic business environment.  The MBA (CPA Stream) has been re- accredited by the Chartered Professional Accountants of Nova Scotia and meets the standards set out by CPA Canada’s National Recognition and Accreditation Standards for Post-Secondary Institutions.

This 12-month, 14-course program  has been designed to integrate the breadth of an MBA program and CPA competencies with concentrated studies in the accounting areas of financial management, managerial accounting & performance management. Graduates of the Sobey MBA (CPA Stream) program receive full exemption from Core1, Core 2,the Performance Management Elective , and the Finance Elective of the CPA PEP program. Graduates may enter directly into CPA Capstone One of the CPA PEP program.

Sobey School MBA CPA Brochure 2023

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About Sobey

The Sobey School of Business makes an impact with purpose by engaging our students with active learning and connecting with the business community. Our Accounting faculty members and programs enjoy an excellent reputation in the Atlantic region. Here, you will find opportunities to research, collaborate and mobilize knowledge. Responsible management is important to us, which is why the Sobey School has signed the UN's Principles of Responsible Management Education (PRME). We are accredited by the AACSB, a distinction held by only 5% of the world's business schools. LEARN MORE


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  • Complete your application early to be considered for a $4,000 entrance scholarship
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