University of California, Riverside

Anderson Graduate School of Management



Curriculum



MPAc Curriculum

Students in the program must complete 48 units to earn the Master of Professional Accountancy (MPAc) degree.

Required Courses

Of the 48 units, the following 20 units are required:

  • Management 225  Professional Accounting and Auditing Research
  • Management 229  Sustainability and Ethical Control Systems
  • Management 240B  Advanced Taxation (prerequisite: Management 240A or equivalent)
  • Management 278A  Foundations of Auditing and Assurance Services
  • Management 278B  Information Technology Auditing and Assurance

Recommended Electives

The balance of the 28 elective units will include other courses in accounting, courses offered by AGSM in other graduate programs, and by other departments in UCR.

  • Management 204  Cost and Management Accounting
  • Management 205  Information Systems
  • Management 218  Ethics in Management
  • Management 226  Fraud and Forensics Auditing
  • Management 278C  Internal Auditing
  • Management 245  Financial Statement Analysis
  • Management 270  Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Management 273  International Accounting and Auditing
  • Management 281  Systems Analysis and Design

Other Elective Courses

  • Management 230 — Databases for Management
  • Management 280 — Business Issues in Electronic Commerce
  • Management 285 — Business Data Communications
  • Management 258 — Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Management 264 — Information Systems Resources Management
  • Management 265 — Decision Support and Expert Systems
  • Management 266 — Project Management
  • Management 200 — Organizational Behavior and Theory
  • Environmental Science 201 — Environmental Management
  • Management 201 — Quantitative Analysis
  • Environmental Science 202 — Principles and Applications of Environmental Modeling
  • Management 202 — Financial Management
  • Management 203 — Managerial Economics
  • Management 205 — Information Systems
  • Environmental Science 206 — Environmental Policy and Law
  • Management 207 — Operations Management for Competitive Advantage
  • Management 208 — Business, Government, and Society
  • Management 209 — Marketing Management
  • Management 210 — Human Resources Management
  • Management 215 — International Comparative Management
  • Management 216 — Managing a Diverse Work Force
  • Management 217 — Management-Labor Relations
  • Management 220 — Negotiations for Managers
  • Management 221 — Decision Making Under Uncertainty
  • Management 222 — Organization Development and Change
  • Management 224 — Managing for Quality Improvement
  • Management 227 — Financial Institutions and Markets
  • Management 228 — Consumer Behavior
  • Management 229 — Management Control Systems
  • Management 231 — Corporate Finance and Investment
  • Management 233 — Marketing Research
  • Management 235 — Strategic Management
  • Management 236 — Decision Making Under Certainty
  • Management 237 — Multinational Financial Management
  • Management 239 — Simulation for Business
  • Management 240A — Taxation
  • Management 241 — Accounting Systems and Control
  • Management 243 — Product Development
  • Management 244 — Cases in Financial Management
  • Management 246 — Entrepreneurial Management
  • Management 247 — Advertising Management
  • Management 248 — Global Marketing
  • Management 249 — Pricing Strategy
  • Management 250 — Marketing Channels and Sales Force
  • Management 251 — Market Assessment
  • Management 252A — Securities Markets
  • Management 252B — Speculative Markets
  • Management 253 — Internet Marketing
  • Management 254 — Internet Retailing Project
  • Management 257 — Marketing Strategy
  • Management 259 — Operations Planning and Control
  • Management 260 — Contemporary Issues in Management
  • Management 261 — Contemporary Issues in Entrepreneurship
  • Management 262 — Advanced Topics in Management
  • Management 263 — Advanced Topics in Entrepreneurship
  • Management 267 — Applied Business Forecasting
  • Management 268 — Funding the Entrepreneurial Venture
  • Management 269 — The New Venture and the Business Plan
  • Management 272 — Global Strategy and Management
  • Management 274 — Advanced Topics in Finance
  • Management 275 — International Banking
  • Management 276 — Corporate Financial Policy and Control
  • Management 279 — Investment Management
  • Management 284 — Issues in Asian and American Business Interactions
  • Management 285 (E-Z) — Special Topics in Management
  • Management 290 — Directed Studies (1-6)
  • Management 297 — Directed Research (1-6)
  • Management 298-I — Fieldwork in Management (1-4)

More Information 

General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Contact Information

The A. Gary Anderson Graduate School of Management

Graduate Programs Office
102 Anderson Hall, South

Tel: (951) 827-6200
Fax: (951) 827-2055
E-mail: ucr_agsm@ucr.edu

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