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The Advantages of the Carefully Crafted Curriculum

CSUN's Nazarian Master of Professional Accountancy program has a carefully crafted curriculum designed for the cohort format. In this format, one course builds upon the prior course to provide students with essential and versatile professional knowledge, skills and abilities.

To earn the MPAcc degree, candidates must complete 32 units of coursework with at least 3.0 grade point average. As part of their culminating experience, students complete a four part comprehensive exam which simulates a CPA exam. 

Course Schedules

List of Courses (32 Units)

Communication and Professional Responsibility Core (3 Units)ACCT 511: Accounting Ethics and Professional Responsibilities (3)
Financial Accounting Core (12 Units)

ACCT 620A: Financial Accounting Reporting I (3)

ACCT 620B: Financial Accounting Reporting II (3)

ACCT 620C: Financial Accounting Reporting III (3)

ACCT 536: Accounting for Government and Non-Profit Entities (3)

Taxation Core (6 Units)

ACCT 600TX: Federal Taxation of Individuals and Property Transactions (3)

ACCT 625: Federal Taxation of Entities (3)

Audit and Attestation Core (5 Units)

ACCT 605: Introduction to Audit and Attestation (3)

ACCT 624: Advanced Audit and Attestation (2)

Accounting Information System Core (3 Units)IS 530: Accounting Information Systems (3)
Culminating Experience (3 Unit)ACCT 697: Directed Comprehensive Studies in Accountancy (3)