Saunders College of Business
One Lomb Memorial Drive
Rochester, NY 14623
M.B.A. - Accounting
In addition to the educational preparation for a career leading to top management, the MBA - Accounting program fills New York State Certified Public Accountancy (CPA) education requirements to sit for the CPA exam. The program also stresses the skills necessary for the design, operation, and control of accounting information systems.
The program is available on a full-time and part-time basis. The program is primarily an on campus program, although some courses may be available online. Full-time students must begin studies in the fall semester.
Up-to-date information about courses is available online at saunders.rit.edu.
The Saunders College of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International).
Program for students without undergraduate business course work:
For students without undergraduate business course work, but with an undergraduate degree meeting CPA liberal arts and science requirements, the program consists of 73 semester credit hours that may be completed two academic years of full-time study.
Program for students with an undergraduate degree in accounting:
Students with an undergraduate degree in accounting may be able to complete the program with as little as 10 graduate courses containing 30 semester credit hours. Full-time students starting in the fall quarter may be able to complete the degree in three quarters. The program is also available on a part-time basis for practicing professionals.
Financial Aid: Yes
International Financial Aid: Yes
International Financial Aid Description: For graduate study, many of the 70 graduate programs offer assistantships. Additionally, more than 9,000 student jobs are available on campus each year.
# of Credits Required: 30
Classification: Master's College or University I
Loans Offered: Loans may be available. Applicants may apply by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Candidates may work with RIT's Financial Aid Office to determine aid eligibility and funding options.
Locale: Large Suburb