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Combined Bachelors of Science in Accounting / Master of Business Administration

The combined BS/MBA program enables eligible students to complete FSU's BS in Accounting and MBA programs with 150 hours of academic credit (versus 156 credit hours if the degrees are pursued independently). This 150 credit hour program is designed to satisfy all requirements for CPA exam candidacy in Maryland.

Upon completing all requirements for the baccalaureate degree in accounting, students complete the following MBA courses (30 hours):

ECON 511

Economics for Managers

MGMT 620
Strategic Human Resource Management

MGMT 512

Management Decision Analysis

MKTG 640
Marketing Management

MGMT 542

Organizational Behavior

MGMT 680
Strategic Integration
BMIS 607
Information Management in Organizations
MGMT 690
Applied Change Management
MGMT 510
Leadership and Ethics 
FINA 610
Financial Management

Admission and Eligibility Requirements

The program is open to students who meet the following eligibllity requirements:

  • Declared accounting major at FSU, or FSU accounting graduate.
  • Have a minimal score of 450 on the GMAT taken prior to the time of application.
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better at the time of application.
  • Approval of application for admission to the 150 hour program and submission prior to the start of MBA classes.

Students must apply in the final semester of their senior year by March 15 for fall and October 15 for spring. Applications should be submitted to the Office of Graduate Services.

Dr. Kathie Shaffer
Chair, Dept. of Accounting