Why an MPAcc
Real competitive advantage.
The Butler Master of Professional Accounting degree (MPAcc)
provides students with a real competitive advantage and
offers financial reporting and tax tracks. Students can elect to
take the Becker Fast Pass CPA Review Program or go on an
international study trip and receive graduate credit.
The Indianapolis location and the Career Development Office
provide access to employers. This access, along with skill
development and internship opportunities, results in a 100%
placement rate for graduates.
The accounting track at Butler is a 150-hour program, resulting
in both a Bachelor of Science in Business and a Master of
Professional Accounting (MPAcc) degree.
The MPAcc degree is available to accounting graduates from other
colleges and universities, with additional prerequisites
Why you need an MPAcc
The MPAcc degree will get you to the 150 credit hours required
for CPA certification and will prepare you to sit for the CPA exam.
CPA certification is a must for all who are entering the accounting
profession, whether you pursue public or corporate accounting.
In addition, the MPAcc will provide you with enhanced skill
development. It will prepare you for and help you plan your
professional accounting career. The MPAcc will give you a
competitive advantage in the market.
The College of Business is accredited by AACSB, which is the
gold standard for business school accreditation. Only five
percent of business schools world-wide have attained this level of
The MPAcc program has helped me fine-tune my
fundamental accounting knowledge. The program provided constant
challenges that helped me develop my critical thinking and
problem solving abilities. Hands-on case studies and real-life
situations are an integral part of the program and I have become
more confident in my decision-making based on
The most valuable aspect of
the MPAcc program is the accounting faculty. The small
class size makes it easy to get one-on-one attention and each
professor is personally invested in the success of the students.
The hands-on approach is also very important, as the classes put me
in situations that I will most likely see in my first few years in
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