- Complete 30 credit hours with no grade lower than a C.
- Earn at least a 3.0 grade point average in the graduate program.
- No grades below C are acceptable -C- is calculated as an “f”.
- Maintain a cumulative 3.0 GPA every semester in the program.
- No more than 6 credits transferred from another program.
- One elective course is required.
|ACCT||6120||Business Environment & Concepts||Fall||3|
|ACCT||6130||Auditing & Attestation||Spring||3|
|ACCT||6140||Laws & Regulations||Spring||3|
|ACCT||6200||Tax Research & Communication||Summer||3|
|ACCT||6210||Advanced Individual Tax||Spring||3|
|ACCT||6220||Advanced Pass Thru Entities||Fall||3|
|ACCT||May be taken any semester||Any||3|
Applicants are expected to meet the following minimum criteria:
- 3.0 Cumulate GPA – 3.0 GPA in Accounting courses
- Completed Application & Application Fee $50
- Professional Resume
- (2) Letters of Recommendation: One from academia and one from employer
- Transcripts (from all attended institutions and must verify completed baccalaureate degree)
- Statement of Purpose Essay
- Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from an Accredited College or University (AACSB or ACBSP),
or – Completed Foundation Courses from an Accredited College or University
- GMAT or GRE Test Score – 550 GMAT, 155 GRE or Approved Waiver
- Financial Accounting
- Managerial Accounting
- Cost Accounting
- Intermediate Accounting I
- Intermediate Accounting II
- Advanced Accounting
- Tax Accounting I
- Tax Accounting II
- Managerial Finance
- Business Law
- Management & Organizations
- Management Information Systems
Get Licensed as a CPA or CMA
Not all accountants are Certified Public Accountants or Certified Management Accountants. These licenses and designations are not required to enter the workforce. However, receiving your CPA or CMA certifications can distinguish you from other business professionals – the benefits are increased trust, opportunity, and financial reward.
CPA Licensure Requirements
To be licensed as a CPA in the state of Utah an individual must:
- Complete at least 150 semester hours of college education and obtain a bachelor’s degree or higher.
- Pass the Uniform CPA Exam and obtain official documentation of such.
- Pass the AICPA Ethics Exam and obtain a document stating such.
- Pass the Utah Laws and Rules Exam and obtain an official letter from the testing provider stating this.
- Obtain an official copy of your college transcript in a sealed envelope from your school.
- Have your supervising CPA complete the Certification of Accounting Experience for Licensure as a CPA from verifying one year of accounting experience.
- Prepare the necessary application fees, payable to the Utah Divison of Occupational & Professional Licensing.
CMA Licensure Requirements
To be licensed as a CMA in the State of Utah, an individual must:
- Complete and pass Parts 1 and 2 of the CMA Exam.
- Hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university or a related professional certification.
- Abide by IMA’s Statement of Ethical Professional Practice.
- Have two continuous years of professional experience in management accounting of financial management.