Accounting - 5-Year Bachelor of Business Administration and Master of Financial Management

The James Benjamin Department of Accounting offers an integrated 5-year Professional Program in Accounting (PPA) which prepares students for any path. Graduates of the PPA receive a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Accounting and a Master of Financial Management (MFM). Students must apply for admission into the PPA while, or after, taking ACCT 327 (Financial Reporting I). Students must be able to take the coursework in College Station, Texas.

The objectives of the PPA include developing sound conceptual, technical, analytical, and communication skills that are required for success in the accounting profession. Many accounting graduates are employed by public accounting firms that provide assurance, tax and other services to all types of organizations. Other accounting graduates pursue careers with business firms and financial institutions, within consulting firms, within all levels of government, and as accounting educators.

Upper Level Entry Requirements

Admission to the upper level major of accounting requires satisfactory completion of specific coursework. To review requirements and application procedures see Upper-Level Entry Requirements and Application Procedures.