|Graduate Degrees Offered|
Established in 1977, Prairie View A&M University’s College of Business offers two master’s degree programs – the Master of Business Administration and the Master of Science in Accounting. Graduate courses are conveniently scheduled on weekday evenings, Saturdays an online to meet the needs of working professionals. Irrespective of a student’s background, industry or profession, an MBA degree can greatly benefit individuals in business and management positions. The MBA degree program focuses on providing graduates with the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in all types of business enterprises. The curriculum integrates various business disciplines to provide the theory and practical application needed to assume a leadership role as a manager or an entrepreneur. The MSA degree focuses on providing advanced training in accounting to prepare professionals for careers in public, private and governmental accounting. The curriculum is designed to provide both accounting and non-accounting majors with a course of study to meet their needs. The primary objective of the MSA program is to prepare graduates to meet the prerequisites for the Uniform Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Examination. Students who may also benefit from the MSA degree include those who plan to enter the fields of corporate accounting or consulting, plan to pursue the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) license or teach accounting. The PVAMU College of Business is fully accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACS B International), the premier accrediting agency for bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in business administration.
The vision of the College of Business (COB) is to be a premier business program that empowers students to realize their dreams through an excellent education. The mission of the COB is to provide a diverse student body with a business education that produces readily employable professionals who are productive, ethical, entrepreneurial and prepared to succeed in a competitive global economy. The College is committed to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research and service. These goals will be achieved through an outstanding faculty and by building partnerships with stakeholders and corporate organizations. The student experience will be distinguished by personal attention, teamwork, leadership training and an understanding of the link between business and society.
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