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Accounting (MPA)

The M.P.A. program prepares students to meet challenges they face in launching a career in public accounting. The structured educational experience of a graduate program broadens and deepens the student's knowledge and skills. Many states, including West Virginia, require 128 hours of formal education before taking the CPA examination and 150 credit hours to be fully certified. Earning a Master's of Professional Accountancy can help students achieve this requirement and begin their careers on a solid foundation.

Course Delivery Options

On-campus

Program Application Requirements

Resume/CV, 3 Letters of recommendation, Personal Statement

Graduate Program Application Requirements

The Graduate Admissions Committee will evaluate GMAT scores, undergraduate GPA, recommendations, and work experience in making admissions decisions.

Program Application Test Requirements

​GMAT

Extra Accreditation Info

The College of Business and Economics is AACSB accredited, and has been for over 60 years. Only 5% of business schools globally receive this distinction.

Application Deadlines

Fall Deadline

​Rolling admissions

Spring Deadline

​​Rolling admissions

Summer Deadline

​​Rolling admissions

Admissions Requirements

Resume/CV, 3 Letters of recommendation, Personal Statement

Admissions Requirements

The Graduate Admissions Committee will evaluate GMAT scores, undergraduate GPA, recommendations, and work experience in making admissions decisions.

English Proficiency Requirements

All applicants whose first language is not English must provide proof of English language proficiency. WVU accepts either the TOEFL or the IELTS for this purpose. Learn more about our English language proficiency requirements.

Accreditation Information

WVU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

The College of Business and Economics is AACSB accredited, and has been for over 60 years. Only 5% of business schools globally receive this distinction.

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