Integrated BBA-Master of Accounting Program (BBA/MACCT)

Program Overview

The Integrated BBA-Master of Accounting Program (BBA/MACCT) is designed for students interested in pursuing a BBA with a concentration in accounting and continuing their studies in Accounting and Assurance or Taxation tracks to earn a Master of Accounting (MACCT) degree. Students admitted to this program will gain early admission to the MACCT, take graduate level courses in their senior year, will earn a BBA degree with a concentration in accounting and a MACCT degree, and will also meet the 150 hour requirement to take the CPA exam.

The program fulfills the New Mexico Board of Accountancy requirements, and those of most other states, for sitting the CPA exam in New Mexico. Click here for more information about the CPA exam in New Mexico.

This program has an AACSB Accounting specialized accreditation that includes the top 190 accounting programs in the world.

Student Experience

The Master of Accounting courses are offered in 16-week semester courses with experiential learning opportunities and integration with accounting firms.

Local and National Accounting Firm Recruitment

We provide student organization and department hosted events to connect you with accounting professionals. Networking opportunities and career fairs designed for accounting professions help make the connections with your future employer.

CPA Review Courses

Once a student has completed the program, the Accounting faculty offer 8-week CPA Review courses to help prepare students for the CPA exam. Course materials are provided for the course. Learn more about the CPA Review course.

Curriculum

The BBA-MACCT Integrated program requires an Accounting concentration in the BBA program at UNM.

Students are recommended to follow the curriculum that's available on the BBA-MACCT program checklist.

Admission

For a complete application, please submit all required materials. BBA Accounting students are eligible to apply to this program once they are within 36 credit hours of graduating.

Application Requirements

Complete all the application requirements to be considered for admission by the deadline.

Supplemental Application

Applicants are required to submit this supplemental application by the application deadline.

Online Application

Click here to start your application. The application requires uploads of resume, statement of intent, and unofficial transcripts. If you have a foreign transcript, upload the evaluation.

Statement of Intent

The Statement of Intent should reflect your goals and motivations to pursue the degree and what has prepared you to succeed in the program.

Résumé

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Please submit a current résumé detailing your work experience, management experience, and areas of responsibility. Your résumé can be uploaded with your online application.

Transcripts

Send one official transcript from each institution attended (except for UNM) for domestic applicants. Send electronic transcripts to apply@unm.edu. Mailed transcripts must arrive enclosed in the original registrar’s sealed envelope to the following address:

UNM Admissions
PO Box 4895
Albuquerque, NM 87196-4895

Domestic applicants with foreign transcripts must have those transcripts evaluated, even if they are in English. This must be a course by course evaluation that shows the foreign education level of study in comparison to the U.S. education level of study and the US education equivalent cumulative GPA. We recommend the following credential evaluators. Education Credential Evaluators (https://www.ece.org); National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (http://www.naces.org/); World Education Services (http://www.wes.org/).

Entrance Exam

The entrance exam is currently waived through the Fall 2021 admission term.

The University of New Mexico Master of Accounting program has determined its curriculum meets the educational requirements to sit for the CPA exam in the State of New Mexico.

DEADLINES

NOW Accepting Applications for Fall 2021

Best Consideration Date:
May 1, 2021

Program Start:
August 23, 2021