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ECON-MPA Curriculum

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ECON MPA Coursework Examples


The nature and length of a student's program may vary based on his or her background, special interests, internship and coursework opportunities, CPA examination plans, and other factors. These sample plans assume that the ECON-MPA student is not interning, achieves summer graduate standing, is pursuing either the Financial Reporting & Assurance or Taxation track, and does not waive or substitute any accounting coursework. View the following course work examples:

Financial Reporting & Assurance    Taxation

Degree Requirements


The MPA degree offers a flexible, challenging curriculum that takes into account your experience, skills and career goals. Through participation in case-based graduate level classes, you will expand your creativity, think on your feet, and have the opportunity to apply what you learn in the classroom to real-world situations.

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MPA Core Courses

MPA Core Courses

The MPA provides a solid accounting foundation through core courses that are part of every student’s curriculum. 

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Waiver Policy

The MPA degree consists of 43 total credit hours. However, we will waive up to four MPA core courses (12 credit hours) if you complete equivalent coursework before transitioning to graduate status. Upper-level courses in the Business Economics Option Program will qualify for MPA course waivers.

Your academic advisor will approve any waivers and substitutions during new student advising in the summer.