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MSA 3:2 Option

The Masters of Science in Accountancy 3:2 Program is an accelerated route to a graduate degree, with simultaneous awarding of the bachelor's and master's degree.


The 3:2 option allows students to earn graduate credit for several elective courses taken during the junior and senior years, effectively decreasing the summed unit requirement for both degrees.

It gives students' a comparative advantage in the eyes of a recruiter.  It is a seamless process whereby students can progress from undergraduate to graduate status.

Accounting students are exposed to every Accounting level class offered at CSUSB to enhance learning en route to the CPA Pathway. 

Taking the MSA 3:2 satisfies the 225 Quarter units requirements for CPA licensing. 150 units is required to take the CPA exam.

Contact Information: 

MSA Director

Hang Pei

Telephone: 909-537-5704
Office: Jack Brown Hall, Room 459

Information and requirements:


The Masters of Business Administration in Accountancy provides post-baccalaureate students with a high-quality master-level education in the field of business administration. 

The program is designed to prepare promising students students for positions of increasing responsibility and leadership through education in the broad scope of business courses. 

The degree program has 3 options:

MBA - Traditional Option (60 units): For qualified applicants seeking to develop in-depth, graduate-level knowledge in one or more specialized business areas. 

MBA - Professionals Option (48-60 units): For qualified applicants possessing early- or mid-career experience who seek to expand their professional knowledge and skills through graduate business education.

MBA - Executives Option (48 units): For senior-level managers or executives who seek advanced business instruction to help them become more effective decision makers.

For more information and contact:

Course Director

Dr. Vipin Gupta
Telephone: 909-537-7380
Office of the Dean, Jack Brown Hall, 2nd floor

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