The Goddard School offers the Master of Professional Accountancy (MPAcc) and Master of Business Administration (MBA).
Forty-five total credits are required to complete the MPAcc, including 15 elective credits. Required courses for the MPAcc include:
- Governmental Accounting
- Financial Accounting Theory
- Cost Accounting
- Auditing Concepts
- Advanced Cost Accounting
- Tax Research and Planning
- Audit Techniques and Cases
- Database Theory and Design
- Data Communications
Students may eliminate or substitute requirements by transferring graduate credits from other universities.
Business students may take relevant nonbusiness courses in other departments. The minimum time permitted to complete the master’s degree program attending full time is 1 year; maximum, 2 years. For students attending part time, the minimum is 2 years; maximum, 5 years.
In a recent year, there were 23 total full-time graduate business faculty, all of whom held a doctorate; there were 6 part-time faculty, of whom 83% held a doctorate. Faculty salaries are rated below average for Category IIA institutions, based on the AAUP rating system. Average number of credit hours faculty teach is 25; average business class size is 15.