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The accounting major provides an excellent background for careers in accounting and management. It combines theoretical and practical applications to prepare students for entry-level positions. Depending on the accounting courses taken, the student may qualify for examination leading to certification in the accounting field (i.e. Certified Public Accountant, Certified Management Accountant, Certified Internal Auditor).
Master of Professional Accountancy (M.P.Ac.)
The Master of Professional Accountancy degree provides relevant accounting education for those with an undergraduate major in Accounting and are planning to take the CPA examination and be licensed in the State of Rhode Island and any state requiring five years of education for the CPA license. The degree also prepares individuals for careers in personal financial planning and accounting information systems.