MBA/MSA Dual Degree

The dual MBA/MSA degree provides a strong background in strategic management, accounting, and financial management. Our goal is to help you become eligible and well-prepared to sit for the CPA exam.

In as few as 16 months, the dual MBA/MSA degree provides a strong background in strategic management, accounting, and financial management. Our goal is to help you become eligible and well-prepared to sit for the CPA exam.

You can learn how to apply accounting concepts and assess financial data to manage business challenges. Your MBA/MSA degree will position you to develop a strong background in strategic management, accounting, and financial management. This dual degree program also qualifies students to take the CPA exam in Massachusetts. You’ll be well prepared with courses integrated with Becker's CPA Exam Review materials and electives designed to help you pass!

With our flexible fall, spring, and summer course offerings, you can take two classes back-to-back in one evening. We offer online courses on a space available basis for added flexibility.

Learn more about Suffolk's Master's in Business AdministrationMaster's in Accounting, or MBA Online.

Open More Doors with a Dual Degree from Suffolk

Suffolk University's dual degree programs give you an opportunity to obtain two degrees in a shorter time frame and with less cost than pursuing the two graduate degrees consecutively. Upon completion you will have earned two distinct graduate degrees, giving you the needed competitive edge to land a top job in a wider field.

State-by-State CPA Exam Eligibility Requirements

See information about the educational requirements necessary for CPA exam eligibility for all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Suffolk's MBA/MSA Dual Degree Program

Application Deadlines

Fall Semester: July 15 (International Applicants), August 15 (Domestic Applicants), then rolling
Spring Semester: December 1 (International Applicants), January 4 (Domestic Applicants), then rolling
Learn about the advantages of priority applications.

Application Materials

  • Completed application
  • $50 application fee
  • Resume
  • Unofficial transcripts of all post-secondary work. Admitted students enrolling in the program will need to have official transcripts, including proof of degree conferral, on file prior to their first class
  • Goal statement (essay)
  • 2-minute video essay in response to a prompt (Instructions and the prompt will be provided in the application)
  • One letter of recommendation (Two letters required if candidate has less than one year of work experience. Learn more.)
  • Official TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE-Academic scores (international students only)

Cost of Graduate School at Suffolk (2021-2022)

Full-time per semester $23,970
Per Credit $1,598

Financial Aid for Graduate Study

Suffolk University is pleased to offer both merit- and need-based financial aid to graduate students—these awards can be up to $23,000 per academic year. Merit-based aid is awarded based on the applicant's academic credentials presented on the admission application. No separate application is required for merit consideration.

Courses & Requirements

Learn more about the classes, requirements, and different options available to complete the program.

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