Accelerated MBA for CPAs

If you’re an accountant looking to enhance your understanding of business, you'll want to apply to the Accelerated MBA for CPAs. You can complete the program in as few as 10 months full-time and 16 months part-time, efficiently widening your skillset.

This program is available at our Boston campus or online. The Accelerated MBA for CPAs is designed to enhance your management skills, while also providing ample networking and business opportunities across a number of industries.

The GMAT exam requirement is waived if you provide documentation of the CPA and a minimum 2.7 undergraduate GPA, or documentation of the CPA and 10 years of experience in the field. All United States CPAs are eligible for this 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
Summer Semester: April 1 (priority), then rolling

Learn about the advantages of priority applications.

Application Materials

  • Completed application
  • $50 application fee (waived for students who visit campus
  • 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 1 year of work experience. Learn more.)
  • GMAT/GRE is not required
  • Official TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE-Academic scores (international students only)

Cost of Graduate Study at Suffolk (2021-2022)

Programs Full time per semester Per credit
Executive MBA $1,905
MBA; MBA/Health; MBA/Non profit $23,970 $1,598
MS in Accounting
MS in Finance
MS in Financial Services and Banking
MS in Taxation
Master in Management & Organizational Leadership
MS in Business Analytics $24,195 $1,613
MS in Marketing
Master of Healthcare Administration $18,645 $1,243
Master of Public Administration $18,465 $1,231


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