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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Program Comparisons

Page address: http://cob.mnsu.edu/msa/comparisons.html

Minnesota State Mankato's accounting programs at both the undergraduate and graduate levels compare favorably to two of the other programs offered in Minnesota (Carlson School of Management and University of St. Thomas). As you'll see below, however, Minnesota State Mankato's program is significantly less expensive than the others.


Credits 
required
Bachelor's Degree 
in Accounting
Minnesota State 
University, Mankato
Carlson School 
of Management
University of 
St. Thomas
Financial Accounting
12
Financial Accounting
12
Financial Accounting
12
Managerial Accounting 6 Managerial Accounting 6 Managerial Accounting 6
Audit 3 Audit 4 Audit 4
Tax 6 Tax 8 Tax 6
Accounting Information Systems 3 Accounting Information Systems 4 Accounting Information Systems 2
Business Law 3 Business Law 4 Business Law 4



Credits 
Available
Master of Accounting
Minnesota State 
University, Mankato
Carlson School 
of Management
University of 
St. Thomas
Financial
Accounting
8 Financial Accounting 12 Financial 
Accounting
6
Managerial Accounting 0 Managerial Accounting 0 Managerial Accounting 3
Audit 6 Audit 10 Audit 3
Tax 6 Tax 6 Tax 3
IT/Accounting Information Systems 2 IT/Accounting Information Systems 4 IT/Accounting Information Systems 3
Business Law 4 Business Law 0 Business Law 0
Professional/Leadership 8 Professional/Leadership 4 Professional/Leadership 6
General Business Electives 8 General Business Electives 49 General Business Electives 0
Approximately $550 (Mankato)/ $650 
(Edina) per credit hour
Approximately $1,150 per credit hour Approximately $850 per credit hour