The Master of Science in Accountancy (MSA) Program is intended to prepare the student to meet the challenges of the ever changing demands of the Accountancy profession. It is a 42-unit program to be completed in two years on a trimester basis. In line with the research thrust of the University, the program is research-oriented and includes a research thesis. The programs targets graduates of BSA (both CPAs and non-CPAs), BSC major in Accountancy, BS in Management Accounting and BSBA major in Accountancy or Finance.
Objectives of the Program:
- To provide relevant, timely and transformative accounting education responsive to the needs of the local, national and global communities in a rapidly changing world.
- To develop competent and socially responsible accounting professionals and life long learners.
- To meet the needs of the accounting profession for individuals with a broader and extensive training in research.
- To provide a venue for Accountants seeking advancement of specialization in their professional fields.
- Bachelor’s degree in Accountancy, Management Accounting, Commerce major in Accountancy, or BSBA major in Accountancy or Finance
- Certificate of Transfer Credentials / Certificate of Honorable Dismissal (original copy)
- Transcript of Records specifying Graduation / Special Order (informative copy)
- Certificate of Employment (at least 2 years of work experience for CPAs and 3 years for non CPAs)
- Recommendation from Professor / Employer
- Satisfactory admission test scores
- Completed Application Form
- Alien Certificate of Registration (ACR)
- Certificate of Equivalency
Quantitative Business Analysis
Methods of Research
Human Behavior in Organization
Advanced Financial Accounting Theory and Practice
Advanced Auditing Theory and Practice
Advanced Managerial Accounting
Business Law and Taxation
Management Information System
Contemporary Issues in Management Accounting
Professional Communication Skills
Advanced Accounting Information System
Professional Accounting Practice
International Accounting Practice
Professional and Interpersonal Behaviour Skills
Government and Not-For-Profit Accounting and Auditing
Written Comprehensive Examination
Thesis / Accounting Research Program