Canisius College

Richard J. Wehle School of Business

Master's in Professional Accounting (MBAPA)


2001 Main Street

Buffalo, NY 14208

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master's in Professional Accounting (MBAPA)

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Canisius Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) in professional accounting enables you to earn an accounting degree and enter the accounting profession, even if you have an undergraduate or graduate degree in another major.

The MBA in professional accounting allows you to earn an MBA and qualify for the New York CPA exam in a single program of study. If you have an undergraduate or graduate degree in majors other than accounting, the program makes it possible for you to earn an accounting degree and prepare to enter the accounting profession.

You will benefit from the department’s close ties with business leaders including members of the Council on Accountancy, who often provide internship opportunities, permanent jobs, and valuable advice. You’ll complete an internship in public accounting, industry or government for hand-on experience. Study full-time and you have the ability to complete your degree in as little as two years.



Academic Excellence - As evidenced by AACSB International, the premier accrediting body for business.

International Student Requirements:

Additional Requirements for International Students Canadian and other international applicants must provide a completed Certification of Finances Form. International students who have completed university coursework outside the U.S. and Canada are required to have their transcripts and degrees evaluated by a foreign credential evaluation service such as World Education Services (WES) English Language Proficiency Requirement: TOEFL: 79 IBT or 550 PBT IELTS: 6.5 overall CAEL: 70 overall SAT: Evidence-Based Reading & Writing Score 560+ ACT: English & Reading Test Sections Combined Score 42+

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 70

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $819 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999

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