|At A Glance|
|Degree Awarded:||Master of Business Administration and Master of Science in Accountancy (Combined Degrees)|
|Concentrations:||Finance, Health Care Administration, Human Resources Management, International Business, Management, Management Information Systems, Marketing, Risk Management|
|Course Locations:||Jersey City Campus, Englewood Cliffs Campus, Two Off-Site Locations|
|Program Duration:||63 Credits*: A full-time student taking 18 credits/year should complete in 3.5 years or less. Summer term available. *Note: Up to 12 credits may be able to be waived for grades of B or higher in MBA Core Courses.|
|Calendar:||Trimester (11 weeks)|
|Course Format:||Classes meet in person one evening or Saturday each week for 3 hours 25 minutes. Some hybrid/online courses available. The degree cannot be completed 100% online.|
The 48 credit MBA degree and 30 credit MSA degree can be combined to create a customized education plan totaling 63 credits. This program prepares individuals for senior financial and accounting positions where a breadth of management knowledge is combined with an in-depth understanding of accounting. The benefits of such a custom degree allow graduates to pursue a more specific career within their interest range. A diploma for each degree is issued by the University at the same time the degree requirements are completed.
Dual MBA/MSA Curriculum
Candidates must elect a concentration in the MBA and the MSA upon entrance to facilitate courses in the program path. Saint Peter's may consider waiving up to twelve (12) credits in the MBA Core for undergraduate courses completed where the candidate achieved a grade of B or higher in each course. A maximum of six (6) credits of equivalent course work may be accepted for transfer from an accredited graduate business program providing that the candidate achieved a passing grade that is acceptable to Saint Peter's. Waivers and transfer credit is by permission only, at the discretion of the Program Director, and not an obligation of the University.
MBA/MSA Degrees: 63 Credits
Core Courses: 33 Credits
Electives: 9-12 Credits
MBA Concentration: 9-12 Credits
MSA Concentration: 6 Credits
Capstone: 3 Credits
Level I: Core Courses (33 Credits)
These courses provide the foundation for many of the concepts introduced in later courses and should be taken early in the program. Waivers and/or transfer of credits may be considered for candidates as outlined in the Curriculum section above. New students are to complete their core courses prior to beginning their concentration.
|GB-503||Statistics for Managers||3|
|GB-511||Management and Human Behavior||3|
|GB-517||Business Ethics and Sustainability||3|
|GB-624||Technology for Managers||3|
|AC-501||Managerial Accounting (or appropriate substitution)||3|
|AC-520||Financial Accounting and Reporting||3|
|AC-541||Internal Controls and Sarbanes Oxley Compliance||3|
|AC-543||Forensic Accounting and Internal Auditing||3|
Level II: MBA Concentration Electives (9-12 Credits)
These courses provide program breadth to create an area of concentration. Candidates should choose these courses to gain knowledge in that area and those that will help achieve their career goals. Select courses in Cyber Security, Finance, Health Care Administration, Human Resource Management, International Business, Management, Marketing, or Risk Management.
Level II: MSA Concentration (6 Credits)
A concentration is selected as part of the MSA degree from the following: Cyber Security. Finance, Health Care Administration, Human Resource Management, International Business, Management, Marketing, or Risk Management.
An additional concentration may be added prior to the degree being awarded and requires an additional 6 credits over the standard degree credits. The additional concentration also can be pursued after the degree is granted, however, as this represents only six credits, federal financial aid is not applicable.
Level III: Capstone (3 Credits)
The capstone course reinforces the learning outcomes in the program, and is taken near the end of the program.