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MBA Accounting Concentration Checklist

All concentration information effective for students admitted Fall 2014 or after.

Students pursuing the MBA with a concentration in Accounting are required to have a bachelor's degree with an accounting concentration from an AACSB accredited school.

The Accounting concentration consists of 12 hours of coursework above the required core courses. To satisfy requirements for the concentration, students must take at least four (4) accounting courses.

Concentration Overview

MGMT 546, Financial Accounting III, is a required course, unless the Accounting Concentration Advisor approves a substitute accounting course. The remaining three (3) courses can be selected from the Accounting Elective Courses list.

Three (3) additional courses must be chosen from the following:

MGMT 542Seminar in Personal Tax Planning (unless MGMT 342 was taken at the undergraduate level)
MGMT 547Tax Research
MGMT 548Seminar in International Accounting (typically offered spring semester)
MGMT 553Internal Auditing & Investigations (typically offered spring semester)
MGMT 554Writing for Accountants (typically offered spring semester)
MGMT 555Advanced Auditing (typically offered fall semester)
MGMT 559Law for Accountants
MGMT 590Corporate Taxation
MGMT 591Estate & Gift Taxation
MGMT 592Partnerships & LLC Taxation
MGMT 593Real Estate Taxation
MGMT 594CPA Review Course
MGMT 635Decision Support & Business Intelligence Systems
MGMT 640Accounting for Not for Profit Orgs (typically offered fall semester)

Please arrange to meet as soon as possible with the accounting concentration faculty advisor to discuss career opportunities, internships, and course choices.

Accounting Faculty Advisor

Matt Pickard
  • Matt Pickard
  • Assistant Professor
    MACCT Concentration Advisor
  • Phone: (505) 277-3631
  • Office: GSM 305
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  • Bio: Matthew D. Pickard is an Assistant Professor of Accounting at the University of New Mexico. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Arizona in Management Information Systems. He holds an M.B.A. in Management Information Systems and a B.S. in Computer Engineering from Brigham Young University. His research leverages embodied conversational agents (i.e., virtual humans) to maximize voluntary self-disclosure and change attitudes and behaviors. He seeks to apply his research to contexts such as auditing and fraud investigations.

    In his personal life, Matt is first and foremost a family man. In his spare time, he enjoys camping, woodworking, and beekeeping.

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