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Business Graduate Program
College of Business


The Business Graduate Programs unit administers all graduate degree programs offered by the College of Business: the Master of Business Administration (MBA), the MBA On-line, the Master of Professional Accountancy (MPA), the MPA Online, and the Ph.D. Program in Business, Accounting, Economics, and Management.

Dual Degree MBA/MPA

Dual Degree MBA/MPA

A student who wishes to pursue the dual degree (MBA/MPA) must declare his/her intent during his/her matriculation in the first degree, but prior to the completion of the first plan of study.  To be eligible for enrollment in the dual degree program, a student must satisfy all general business and accounting undergraduate prerequisites.  A Plan of Study will be developed by the program advisor to ensure timely completion of the dual degree.

Students must complete 48 credit hours consisting of the following courses:

ACC 540 Managerial Accounting
MNGT 520 Advanced Production & Operations Management
MNGT 516 Business Statistics
FNGB 515 Managerial Finance
ECO 512 Managerial Economics
MKT 530 Managerial Marketing
MNGT 502 Human Resources & Organizational Behavior
MNGT 560 Business Policy
Business Electives (6 hours)
ACC 541 Advanced Accounting Theory
ACC 565 Seminar in Government & Non Profit Accounting
ACC 557 Advanced Auditing
ACC 575 Research in Taxation
ACC Elective
ACC Elective


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Graduate Studies

MBA Curriculum

MBA Curriculum

MPA Curriculum

MPA Curriculum


Deloitte Foundation Accounting Scholars Program


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Dr. Nizar Alsharari, Director

Ms. Deborah Haymon, Administrative Assistant



For more information, please contact us at (601) 979- 1210.  We look forward to meeting with you and seeing how our program can help you achieve your goals.



Business Graduate Programs
College of Business
1400 J. R.  Lynch Street
P. O.  Box 17067
Jackson, MS 39217


(601) 979-1210