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.
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 542||Seminar in Personal Tax Planning (unless MGMT 342 was taken at the undergraduate level)|
|MGMT 547||Tax Research|
|MGMT 548||Seminar in International Accounting (typically offered spring semester)|
|MGMT 553||Internal Auditing & Investigations (typically offered spring semester)|
|MGMT 554||Writing for Accountants (typically offered spring semester)|
|MGMT 555||Advanced Auditing (typically offered fall semester)|
|MGMT 559||Law for Accountants|
|MGMT 590||Corporate Taxation|
|MGMT 591||Estate & Gift Taxation|
|MGMT 592||Partnerships & LLC Taxation|
|MGMT 593||Real Estate Taxation|
|MGMT 594||CPA Review Course|
|MGMT 635||Decision Support & Business Intelligence Systems|
|MGMT 640||Accounting 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
- Assistant Professor
- 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.