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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato
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MSA Program Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the program, students should be able to:

  • Apply the technical knowledge of the discipline of accounting to a variety of business situations to formulate solutions and recommendations.
  • Apply critical thinking skills to research and analyze tax and accounting issues to determine appropriate actions.
  • Produce effective professional written communications and deliver effective oral presentations.
  • Analyze and assess situations to determine appropriate actions with regard to the ethical responsibilities of an accounting professional.

Admission Requirements

Admission to our MSA Program is competitive. An undergraduate degree is required for admittance; undergraduates in their senior year can apply for admission but would not be able to take MSA courses until their degree is conferred.

Students must first obtain admission from the College of Graduate Studies and Research. The application is available at