MPAC + MSBA On Campus

Professional Accounting - Business Analytics Dual Degree

24 months
13770 USD/year
13770 USD/year
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The Professional Accounting - Business Analytics Dual Degree from Seattle University is designed to allow students to complete both degrees in less time than if the two degrees were obtained independently outside the program. 


Students in the Professional Accounting - Business Analytics Dual Degree from Seattle University will receive the MSBA degree taking 36 hours of unique MSBA credits instead of the normal 45 hours, and will receive the MPAC degree by taking 37 hours of unique MPAC credits instead of the normal 45. 

Learning outcomes

Graduates of this program will:

  • Recommend a course of action to a prospective client by using a framework or model to analyze financial statements and other relevant data.
  • Evaluate the accounting implications of an economic event by applying the principles, standards, and practices of financial accounting.
  • Advise stakeholders of how strategic business risks relate to internal controls, financial reporting, tax, and/or audit using authoritative literature, fieldwork, surveys, archival, or other research data.
  • Synthesize accounting information within the context of other business functions to inform the business decision-making process.
  • Construct arguments for and against alternative accounting decisions by weighing the ethical, stakeholder, and stewardship implications of each.
  • Identify and describe complex business problems in terms of analytical models. 
  • Apply appropriate analytical methods to find solutions to business problems that achieve stated objectives.
  • Translate results of business analytic projects into effective courses of action.
  • Demonstrate ethical decision-making in structured or unstructured and ambiguous situations.
  • Communicate technical information to both technical and non-technical audiences in speech, in writing, and graphically.
  • Exhibit effective collaboration and leadership skills.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Data Analytics and Visualization
  • Predictive Analytics
  • Fraud Analytics
  • Emerging Tech in Audit
  • Advanced Accounting
  • Corporate Governance
  • Law for Accountants
  • Business Risk Advisory
  • Law and Ethics for Business Analytics
  • Data Management for Business Analytics
  • Statistical Learning for Business
  • Big Data Tools for Analysis
  • Statistical Applications and Quantitative Methods
  • Applied Econometrics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


73 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete graduate application form and submit the $55 non-refundable application fee
  • Cumulative GPA of at least 3.00 in the last 90 quarter or 60 semester credits as well as any postbaccalaureate coursework.
  •  Official scores from a Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) or Graduate Record Exam (GRE) taken within the last five years sent directly from the testingagency. 
  • Résumé reflecting all work, volunteer and internship experience. 
  • English proficiency may be met with an official TOEFL score of 86 (IBT), or the IELTS exam with a minimum score of 6.0; PTE score of 63; or Duolingo score of 110. 
  • A personal statement or letter of intent is optional, but encouraged. 
  • A 300 word essay (uploaded to online application) on either one of thesetopics:

Tuition Fee

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    13770 USD/year
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Living costs for Seattle

1480 - 2580 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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