Professional Accounting (MPAC), M.A. | Seattle University | Seattle, United States
M.A. On Campus

Professional Accounting (MPAC)

12 months
913 USD/credit 54780 USD/year
913 USD/credit 54780 USD/year
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The first of its kind in the Northwest, Alber's Master's in Professional Accounting (MPAC) program from Seattle University is committed to educating the analytical, ethical, and adaptive business leaders of tomorrow while meeting the market’s high demand for business data and intelligence analysts.


To tackle the complex business challenges of today’s big-data-driven corporate environments, the Albers Business Analytics program centers from Seattle University your study in leading-edge courses such as Communicating and Visualizing Data, Mathematical Models for Decision-Making, Data Mining for Business Intelligence, and Programming for Professional Accounting (MPAC). 

A rigorous curriculum and our small class environments allow you to be paired with faculty and staff dedicated to your mentorship and success.


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Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Programming for Business Analytics
  • Data Wrangling, Visualization and Communication
  • Mathematical Models for Decision-Making
  • 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
  • Boardroom Analytics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application Form and $55 fee
  • Resume. Professional work experience is not required for this program. However, remember to mention any relevant work, internship, and volunteer experiences. Upload these to online application.
  • A 300-word essay
  • The job you would like to have after graduating;
  • A problem you would like to solve, or have already solved, using analytical skills.
  • Official transcripts from undergraduate and any post-baccalaureate work. International transcripts will require an agency evaluation.
  • Official English language proficiency test scores, if required. TOEFEL, IELTS, PTE, and MELAB accepted.
  • Optional: Official GMAT or GRE test scores sent by the testing agency.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    54780 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 913 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    54780 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 913 USD per credit during 12 months.

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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Professional Accounting (MPAC)
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