Accounting, MBA

Anderson School of Management

Program Description:

The basic purpose of accounting is to provide relevant information to management, investors, creditors, government and sometimes the general public. Accounting is an indispensable to running a business. Accountants to participate in planning, analyzing and steering the activities of forms and individuals; providing tax advice and preparation services; and preparing statistics for private and government surveys.

Please Note: Students admitted to the MBA program starting the Fall 2014 semester or after are required to have a BBA degree with an Accounting concentration from an AACSB accredited business school. Students that do not have this background should select a different MBA concentration or pursue a Master of Accountancy degree in the Professional Track.

Admission Requirements:

The minimum requirements for unconditional admission to the M.B.A. and M.Acct. are (1) a G.P.A. of 3.0 for the last 60 credit hours of college course work including any post baccalaureate work; and (2) a score equal to or greater than 500 on the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or (2) a Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score that is deemed to be greater than or equivalent to 500 on the GMAT using a conversion tool available from the Anderson School advisement office.

Domestic Students: For best consideration, application must be postmarked by:
Fall semester: April 1
Spring semester: October 1

International Student Application Deadline
Contact the UNM Global Education office.

Prospective applicants with questions concerning the curriculum or other matters are invited to write or contact the Anderson Graduate Programs Office, Anderson Graduate School of Management, MSC05 3090, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131-0001. Telephone: (505) 277-3147, FAX: (505) 277-9356.

Contact Information:

Dr. Leslie Oakes: Department Chair
(505) 277-8442