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The program meets the education requirements of the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy necessary to register for the Certified Public Accountant examination. The 150-credit-hour program requires students to complete a total of 120 credit hours (including 45 hours of accounting courses) in earning the BBA in Accounting (CPA Track) and requires 30 graduate hours of courses to earn the MBA in Accounting.

Students who complete the Amberton University Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting (CPA Track) and Master of Business Administration in Accounting meet the education requirements for becoming a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Texas.

The dual degree program can be completed 100% online.

Career Impact

Students who complete the Amberton University Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting (CPA Track) and Master of Business Administration in Accounting meet the education requirements for becoming a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Texas.

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Degree Plan Requirements

120hrs

BBA Accounting - CPA Track

30hrs

MBA Accounting

The BBA/MBA Accounting Dual Degree Program is an accelerated program that prepares graduates for careers as professional accountants. Successful graduates will demonstrate competence in accounting, analytics, business, ethics, and management. The program meets the education requirements of the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy necessary to register for the Certified Public Accountant examination. The 150-credit-hour program requires students to complete a total of 45 hours of accounting courses in earning the BBA Accounting (CPA Track) and MBA Accounting. The dual degree program can be completed through a combination of on-campus and online courses or 100% online.

Students who complete the Amberton University Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting (CPA Track) and Master of Business Administration in Accounting meet the education requirements for becoming a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Texas. However, each student should carefully review the current state requirements of the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy for changes and updates. The Texas State Board of Public Accountancy provides clear guidelines and requirements to take the CPA exam and in applying for new licensure. It is the sole responsibility of each student to satisfy each of the requirements of the State of Texas for licensure. Questions regarding licensure should be directed to the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy.

Degree Plan Requirements

120hrs

BBA Accounting - CPA Track

30hrs

MBA Accounting

A graduate with a BBA/MBA in Accounting Dual Degree Program will be able to demonstrate the competencies of both the BBA in Accounting (CPA Track) and the MBA in Accounting, in addition to satisfying the academic requirements for becoming a CPA in the State of Texas. See the University Catalog degree listings for more information.

The minimum requirements for a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting (CPA Track) are:

• 33 semester hours must be completed at Amberton University.
• 42 semester hours must be at the 3000/4000 level, 27 of which must be completed at Amberton University and applicable to the degree.
• 120 semester hours for a degree.
• A minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.00 is required.

The minimum requirements for a Master of Business Administration in Accounting are:

• 24 semester hours applicable to the degree must be completed at Amberton University
• 36 semester hours to complete the program, excluding prerequisites
• A minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.00 is required

 

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Degree Requirements

PSY3735 – Perspectives on Death/Dying COM3401 – Public Speaking COM4405 – Persuasion COM3461 – Technical Writing COM4441 – Effective Writing Skills MIS2110 – Computer Concepts and Internet Technology ENG1001 – Composition and Rhetoric ENG1002 – Composition and Literature ENG2006 – Studies in Literature HIS1011 – American History to 1877 HIS1012 – American History 1876 to the Present HUM1015 – Introduction to the Humanities MAT1021 – Quantitative Methods for Business I MAT1022 – Quantitative Methods for Business II SCI1026 – Concepts of Biology and Healthful Living REL2032 – The Life and Teachings of Jesus ACC2111 – Principles of Financial Accounting ACC2112 – Principles Of Managerial Accounting FIN3137 – Business Finance ECO2131 – Principles of Macroeconomics ECO2132 – Principles of Microeconomics MKT3151 – Marketing Fundamentals BUS3101 – Business Law BUS3104 – Statistical Analysis I ACC3114 – Intermediate Accounting I ACC3115 – Intermediate Accounting II ACC3117 – Cost Accounting ACC3120 – Survey of Federal Taxation ACC4124 – Governmental, NFP & Special Topics ACC4125 – Auditing ACC4450 – Advanced Accounting MGT4192 – Business Ethics FIN5250 – Corporate Finance MGT5203 – Operations Management ACC6165 – Tax Planning and Research ACC6036 – Ethics for Accountants ACC6120 – Accounting Information Systems ACC6130 – Financial Statement Analysis ACC6135 – Data Analytics for Accountants ACC6155 – Advanced Managerial Accounting COM5469 – Managerial Communication MGT6203 – Strategic Management

Careerwise, my degree at Amberton enabled me to reach higher than just my experience. It gave me an edge on that creative and diverse background that I already had. Having a college degree solidified any job that I wanted to go for and gave me a better opportunity over other candidates.”

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BBA/MBA Dual Accounting Program

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