Enhanced Accounting Track

Earn your MBA and sit for all four sections of the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam in Johnson & Wales University’s Enhanced Accounting Track.

You’ll earn an MBA with an Accounting concentration, complete a CPA exam review and be fully prepared to sit for the exam Uniform CPA Examination.

You’ll have the opportunity to pursue advanced study in finance and accounting, and prepare to pursue high-level careers in accounting and management positions in private industry and public firms.

CPA Exam Review
We have built the national CPA exam review right into our curriculum, so you can graduate with the 150 hours of advanced study required to sit for the exam's four sections: Financial Accounting & Reporting, Auditing, Business Environment, and Regulation.

Develop strategies to successfully complete the exam’s multiple choice, simulations and writing on the exam, and learn the exam’s subjects and objectives, schedule, eligibility and application requirements, deadlines and grading system.

Prerequisites and foundation courses should be completed prior to registering for core and concentration classes and the enhanced track.

  • Core: Strategic Marketing, Business Information and Decision Making, Global Economic Environments, Effective Leadership
  • Concentration: Accounting Theory with CPA Review, Advanced Auditing with CPA Review, Individual Taxation, Corporate Taxation with CPA Review, Law for Accountants
  • Career Capstone Course Business Policy and Strategy

To remain full time, you must take two 4.5 credit courses even while completing the CPA review. The noncredit CPA review is taken concurrently with ACCT6001, ACCT6003 and ACCT6021.

Although the CPA review is non-credit bearing, tuition is still applicable. International students may be impacted by financial implications (i.e., financial aid and company reimbursement eligibility) and full-time status implications.

Admissions Requirements
To apply, you must have a Bachelor’s degree (BS) in Accounting and a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.2.

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