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Part 3: Requirements for Higher Degrees

Requirements for the Master of Professional Accountancy (MPAc) Degree En 02/19/19
The degree of Master of Profesisonal Accountancy (MPAc) will be granted on the following conditions:
  • A)
    The candidate shall have:
    • 1)
      Fulfilled the normal requirements for admission to the Graduate Division of the University of California, San Diego, as specified by the Graduate Council and the Graduate Dean, except that:
      • a)
        the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) may be substituted for the Graduate Record Examination (GRE);
      • b)
        the GRE/GMAT may be waived in specified approved instances, and
    • 2)
      Met additional requirements that may be specified by the Rady School of Management.
  • B)
    Program of Study
    • 1)
      The candidate must complete 30 quarter units constituting the MPAc core curriculum, a 4 unit Capstone, and 20 quarter units of electives of which no more than 4-quarter units may be taken outside of the Rady School of Management School in another UC San Diego department.
    • 2)
      Only courses in which the candidate is assigned grades of A, B, C, or S may be counted in satisfaction of the requirements for the Master's degree. Nor more than 12 units of S grades may be counted in satisfaction of the requirements for the Master's degree.
    • 3)
      The candidate must maintain a "B" average (3.0 GPA) in all courses taken during her or his residence at the University of California as a graduate student.
    • 4)
      An applied professional accountancy Capstone Project is required of each candidate.
    • 5)
      Credit may not be transferred from other graduate or undergraduate programs.
  • C)
    Students must register for at least three academic quarters.