The Seattle University Master of Professional Accounting (MPAC)/Master of Science in Business Analytics dual degree program is designed to allow students to complete both degrees in less time than if the two degrees were obtained independently outside the program.
Students in this program will receive the MSBA degree taking 36 hours of unique MSBA credits instead of the normal 45 hours, and will receive the MPAC degree by taking 37 hours of unique MPAC credits instead of the normal 45. Total hours for both degrees is 73, excluding prerequisites. Students must complete all prerequisites for both programs. For the MSBA degree, students can use nine hours of MPAC accounting course work as electives in the MSBA program. For the MPAC degree, students can use nine hours from the MSBA required courses as electives in their MPAC program. Students participating in this program must meet the admissions standards of both degree programs and declare their participation before completing 75% of the first degree program they enroll in.
Students must be accepted into the program at least one quarter prior to completing the requirements for the first degree and are expected to fulfill the admission requirements of both programs.