Management Accounting

54 credits
Bachelor of Science

The Management - Accounting major provides a firm foundation in Management as well as extensive training in Accounting. Graduates in Management - Accounting earn 126 total credits.

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Distribution of Credits


Graduate School Guarantee — Master of Science in Accounting
Katz Graduate School of Business

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Required Criteria:

  • Apply for freshman admission to a regional campus as a business major.
  • Be in top 10% of high school graduating class and score 1350 or higher on SAT (combined Critical Reading and Math) or 31 ACT.
  • Students who do not attend high schools that rank but who have an "A" average in high school, and who score 1350 or higher on the SAT, will be considered.
  • Earn a business degree as a full-time undergraduate student at a University of Pittsburgh regional campus.
  • Earn a cumulative GPA at the University of Pittsburgh of at least 3.50.
  • For enrollment in the MBA program, you must achieve a score of 630 on the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) within three years prior to enrollment, have a minimum of two years of relevant work experience, and participate in a successful interview by the MBA admissions team. Students must apply to the full-time or part-time MBA program after graduation from a regional campus.
  • The GMAT is waived for the MS in accounting program. Students must apply to the MS in accounting program during their senior year in business at a regional campus or after graduation from business.
  • The offer of guaranteed admission for the MBA or MS in accounting program remains in effect for five years after graduation from a business major at a regional campus.
  • For information about the Katz Graduate School of Business, go to www.katz.pitt.edu

Core Management Courses 4 courses - 12 credits
Courses Title Credits
MGMT 0022 Financial Accounting 3
MGMT 0023 Managerial Accounting 3
MGMT 1818 Management Science 3
INFSCI 0010 Introduction to Information Systems and Society 3
Area Courses 2 courses - 6 credits
Courses Title Credits
MGMT 1821 Introduction to Finance (required) 3
Choose one additional area course from the following list:
MGMT 1819 Introduction to Marketing 3
MGMT 1820 Operations Management 3
MGMT 1832 Human Resources Management 3
Advanced Accounting Courses 6 courses - 18 credits  
Courses Title Credit
MGMT 1138 Corporate Financial Accounting 3
MGMT 1140 Accounting Information Systems 3
MGMT 1835 Intermediate Accounting 1 3
MGMT 1836 Intermediate Accounting 2 3
MGMT 1837 Advanced Accounting 3
MGMT 1838 Standard Costs, Budgets, and Profit Planning 3
Accounting Electives 2 courses - 6 credits
Select two from the following list of Accounting and Management courses:
Courses Title Credit
MGMT 1839 Federal Income Tax Accounting 1 3
MGMT 1840 Federal Income Tax Accounting 2 3
MGMT 1841 Auditing 3
MGMT 1898 Accounting Internship 1-6
Electives 3 courses - 9 credits
Take an additional three courses in Management, Accounting, Information Science or another course from the approved elective list. See an Advisor for details.
Additional Requirements 1 course - 3 credits
After earning 90 credits, all Management - Accounting majors must take MGMT 1951 - Senior Project for Management-Accounting to fulfill the capstone course requirement.
Liberal Arts Courses
Management majors must take the following courses used to satisfy the General Education requirements. *Some of the courses listed below may have prerequisites.
Courses Title Credit
MATH 0120 Business Calculus* 3
ECON 0100 Introduction to Microeconomic Theory 3
ECON 0110 Introduction to Macroeconomic Theory 3
PHIL 1380 Business Ethics 3
PSY 0680 Introduction to Industrial/Organizational Psychology* 3
STAT 1100 Statistics and Probability for Business Management* 4