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Accelerated Master of Science in Accountancy (Saturdays Only)

Program Overview: 

The Master of Science in Accountancy (MSA) Accelerated program for working professionals who wish to advance their careers, either as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or in some other areas of accounting. This graduate degree program is part of Cal Poly Pomona’s College of Business Administration and Singelyn Graduate School of Business, accredited by the AACSB, which ensures that business schools meet the highest standards of excellence in teaching, research, curriculum, and learner success. The objectives of the program are to: provide working professionals an opportunity to acquire and upgrade their professional accounting skills, advance accounting knowledge and its role in organization and society, and satisfy the State of California educational requirements for CPA licensure. Courses are offered on Saturdays only, with a combination of face-to-face and hybrid courses. The accelerated program allows students to finish within one year, or at the student’s own pace. The degree granting institution is Cal Poly Pomona's College of Business Administration.

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 Notice to Students RE: Professional Licensure and Certification

California State University programs for professions that require licensure or certification are intended to prepare the student for California licensure and certification requirements. Admission into programs for professions that require licensure and certification does not guarantee that students will obtain a license or certificate. Licensure and certification requirements are set by agencies that are not controlled by or affiliated with the California State University and licensure and certification requirements can change at any time.

Our MSA program does meet all states and territories CPA licensure education requirements.

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Graduate Resource Center

Cal Poly Pomona has a physical Graduate Resource Center for graduate students. It is located on the 2nd floor of the University Library. The Graduate Resource Center serves as a hub of academic support for graduate students, and a space for collaborative learning, working, studying, and networking. Click here to learn more about the Graduate Resource Center. 

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For more information about the Accelerated Master of Science in Accountancy, please contact the Program Director, Dr. Meihua Koo. 
(909) 869-4531
3801 W. Temple Avenue 
Pomona, CA 91768 

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Important Dates for Domestic Graduate Applicants

Term of Application Application Deadline Supporting Documents Deadline
Fall 2024 July 1, 2024 August 1, 2024

Important Dates for International Graduate Applicants

Term of Application Application Deadline Supporting Documents Deadline
Fall 2024 May 1, 2024 June 1, 2024
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3801 W. Temple Ave.
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Pomona CA 91768


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