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The MBA/Accounting program is only available to students who have graduated or will graduate from Frostburg State University with a bachelor’s degree in accounting.
The 150-hour combined BS/MBA program enables eligible students to complete Frostburg State University’s BS in Accounting and MBA degree programs with 150 hours of academic credit. Separate pursuit of these degrees would require a minimum of 156 hours of course work. All CPA exam candidates in many states including Maryland are required to complete 150 hours of academic credit. Completion of this combined BS/MBA program will meet all educational requirements for CPA exam candidacy in many states including Maryland. This program is available to students that have graduated or will be graduating from FSU with a bachelor’s degree in accounting.
Please note: While this program is only available to FSU Accounting majors, perspective MBA students that graduated from a university outside of FSU and who hold a CPA license can apply for credit by exam for the two MBA courses which will result in the need to complete only 30 of the 36 required core credits of the MBA program.
Eligibility requirements for the combined BS/MBA
a) Declared accounting major at FSU, or FSU accounting graduate
b) GMAT or GRE scores (waiver option is available for students with:
c) Accounting Major GPA of 2.5 or better at the time of application
d) Approval of Accounting Department Chair
Summary of Requirements for Combined BS/MBA Option
Undergraduate Requirements for BS in Accounting
1. Complete all requirements for baccalaureate degree in accounting.
See the FSU Undergraduate Catalog.
2. Complete the following additional MBA courses (30 hours):
BMIS 607 Information Management
ECON 511 Economics for Managers
FINA 610 Financial Management
MGMT 510 Leadership and Ethics
MGMT 512 Management Decision Analysis
MGMT 542 Organizational Behavior
MGMT 590 Special Topics in Management
MGMT 620 Strategic Human Resource Management
MGMT 680 Strategic Analysis and Planning *
MKTG 640 Marketing Management
*MGMT 680 must be taken in last 6-9 credits of study (last semester).