Management and Professional Accounting

Program Overview

The objective of the Master of Management & Professional Accounting (MMPA) is to educate future leaders of the accounting profession at the master’s level in management and at the professional level in accounting, assurance, tax, finance, performance management, and related subjects such as management skills and professional capabilities.

Students from any undergraduate background may apply. Advanced standing may be granted. The MMPA program may be taken in one of three formats depending on the applicant’s business or accounting background:

  • a 27-month format by applicants with no such background, or
  • a 24-month format by applicants with some background, or
  • a 12-month format by applicants with extensive, specific background.

Each of the three MMPA program formats includes co-op work terms; ​each has been approved as an Accredited Program by the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario.


Quick Facts

Domestic International
Application payment deadline MMPA:

31-Jan-2022
(Fall/Summer 2022 entry)

MMPA:

31-Jan-2022
(Fall/Summer 2022 entry)

Supporting documents deadline MMPA:

31-Jan-2022
(Fall/Summer 2022 entry)

MMPA:

31-Jan-2022
(Fall/Summer 2022 entry)

Minimum admission average MMPA:

B (24 & 27 Month) / B+ (12 Month)

MMPA:

B (24 & 27 Month) / B+ (12 Month)


Master of Management & Professional Accounting

Program Description

The Master of Management & Professional Accounting (MMPA) program is designed to educate future leaders of the accounting profession at the master's level in management and at the professional level in accounting and related subjects. The curriculum is organized to provide an excellent understanding of:

  • the challenges, functions, and needs of management;

  • accounting, finance, auditing, and tax;

  • essential professional subjects;

  • management skills; and

  • professional capabilities.

Students from any undergraduate background may apply. The MMPA is offered as a 27-month program, a 24-month advanced-standing option, and a 12-month advanced-standing option.

 

MMPA Program (27-Month)

Minimum Admission Requirements

  • Applicants are admitted under the General Regulations of the School of Graduate Studies. Applicants must also satisfy the Institute for Management and Innovation's additional admission requirements stated below.

  • An appropriate bachelor's degree with a standing equivalent to at least a University of Toronto mid-B.

  • Satisfactory Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) score. Note: the GMAT requirement will be waived for applicants who meet the following criteria:

    • have studied for four years at a North American university and graduated with a four-year degree, or

    • have graduated from one of the following programs: the University of Toronto Mississauga's BCom (Accounting specialist), the Rotman School's BCom (Accounting specialist), or the University of Toronto Scarborough's BBA (specialist in Management and Accounting).

  • Applicants whose primary language is not English and who graduated from a university where the language of instruction and examination was not English must also demonstrate proficiency in English. See General Regulations section 4.3 for requirements.

Program Requirements

The program runs for 27 months covering seven sessions of full-time study.

  • Coursework. Students must successfully complete a total of 18.0 full-course equivalents (FCEs) in required courses, as listed below.

  • Co-op work placements. Students will also complete two co-op work placements (MGT1090H and MGT2090H) in accounting or finance-related areas.

Required Course List

Notations for all courses are indicated in parentheses following the course code and are determined as follows:

Credit Hours Notation
0
CR/NCR (Credit/No Credit)
1
one module
2
two modules
3
three modules

One module equals five weeks with three contact hours per week. One module equals 0.25 FCE.

MGT1090H(0)+
Accounting Work-Term Course I
MGT1160H(1)
Communications
MGT1181H(1)
Introduction to Integration and Professional Decision Making
MGT1202H(2)
Ethics and Governance
MGT1210H(2)
Managerial Economics
MGT1211H(2)
Economic Environment of Business
MGT1221H(2)
Financial Accounting I
MGT1222H(2)
Managerial Accounting
MGT1241H(2)
Operations Management
MGT1250H(2)
Marketing
MGT1272H(2)
Management Information Systems
MGT1301H(3)
Fundamentals of Strategic Management
MGT1323H(3)
Auditing and Reporting
MGT1330H(3)
Business Finance
MGT1362H(3)
Managing People in Organizations
MGT1382H(3)
Statistics for Management
MGT2004H(2)
Advanced Concepts in Strategic Management
MGT2014H(2)
The Legal Environment of Professions and Corporations
MGT2090H(0)+
Accounting Work-Term Course II
MGT2200H(1)
Government and Not-for-Profit Accounting, Reporting, and Control
MGT2205H(3)
Advanced Financial Accounting
MGT2206H(3)
Taxation I
MGT2207H(3)
Taxation II
MGT2224H(2)
Computer Auditing
MGT2225H(2)
Advanced Auditing Topics
MGT2250H(3)
Financial Reporting I
MGT2251H(3)
Financial Reporting II
MGT2260H(2)
Management Control
MGT2261H(2)
Advanced Management Accounting
MGT2280H(2)
Accounting Theory and Research
MGT2281H(1)
Mergers, Acquisitions, and Valuations
MGT2282H(1)
Integration and Professional Decision Making Initiatives I
MGT2283H(1)
Integration and Professional Decision Making Initiatives II
MGT2284H(1)
Capstone — Integrative Board Report
MGT2285H(1) Integration and Professional Decision Making Initiatives III
MGT2286H(1) Integration and Professional Decision Making Initiatives IV
MGT2301H(2)
Financial Management

Plus the following elective:

MGT2208H(1)
Taxation III

Program Length

7 sessions full-time (typical registration sequence: S/F/W/S/F/W/S)

Time Limit

3 years

 

MMPA Program (24-Month Advanced-Standing Option)

Minimum Admission Requirements

  • Applicants are admitted under the General Regulations of the School of Graduate Studies. Applicants must also satisfy the Institute for Management & Innovation's additional admission requirements stated below.

  • An appropriate bachelor's degree with a standing equivalent to at least a University of Toronto mid-B.

  • Satisfactory Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) score. Note: the GMAT requirement will be waived for applicants who meet the following criteria:

    • have studied for four years at a North American university and graduated with a four-year degree, or

    • have graduated from one of the following programs: the University of Toronto Mississauga's BCom (Accounting specialist), the Rotman School's BCom (Accounting specialist), or the University of Toronto Scarborough's BBA (specialist in Management and Accounting).

  • Applicants whose primary language is not English and who graduated from a university where the language of instruction and examination was not English must also demonstrate proficiency in English. See General Regulations section 4.3 for requirements.

  • Applicants who have previously completed MGT1210H, MGT1211H, MGT1221H, MGT1222H, MGT1250H, and MGT1382H, or equivalent, with a grade of B- or better, may be eligible for admission to the 24-month option.

Program Requirements

The program runs for 24 months, covering six sessions of full-time study, as follows:

  • Coursework. Students must successfully complete a total of 14.75 full-course equivalents (FCEs) in required courses, as follows: MGT1160H, MGT1181H, MGT1202H, MGT1241H, MGT1272H, MGT1301H, MGT1323H, MGT1330H, MGT1362H, MGT2004H, MGT2014H, MGT2200H, MGT2205H, MGT2206H, MGT2207H, MGT2208H, MGT2224H, MGT2225H, MGT2250H, MGT2251H, MGT2260H, MGT2261H, MGT2280H, MGT2281H, MGT2282H, MGT2283H, MGT2284H, MGT2285H, MGT2286H, and MGT2301H.

  • Co-op work placements. Two co-op work placements (MGT1090H and MGT2090H) in accounting or finance-related areas.

Program Length

6 sessions full-time (typical registration sequence: F/W/S/F/W/S)

Time Limit

3 years

 

MMPA Program (12-Month Advanced-Standing Option)

Minimum Admission Requirements

  • Applicants are admitted under the General Regulations of the School of Graduate Studies. Applicants must also satisfy the Institute for Management & Innovation's additional admission requirements stated below.

  • An appropriate bachelor's degree with a standing equivalent to a University of Toronto B+.

  • Satisfactory Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) score. Note: the GMAT requirement will be waived for applicants who meet the following criteria:

    • have studied for four years at a North American university and graduated with a four-year degree, or

    • have graduated from one of the following programs: the University of Toronto Mississauga's BCom (Accounting specialist), the Rotman School's BCom (Accounting specialist), or the University of Toronto Scarborough's BBA (specialist in Management and Accounting).

  • Applicants whose primary language is not English and who graduated from a university where the language of instruction and examination was not English must also demonstrate proficiency in English. See General Regulations section 4.3 for requirements.

  • Applicants from a BCom (Accounting specialist) program, with a CGPA of B+ or higher, who have previously completed MGT1210H, MGT1211H, MGT1221H, MGT1222H, MGT1272H, MGT1323H, MGT1330H, MGT1382H, MGT2014H, MGT2205H, MGT2206H, MGT2207H, MGT2224H, MGT2225H, MGT2250H, MGT2251H, MGT2260H, MGT2261H, and MGT2301H, or equivalent, with a grade of B- or better, may be eligible for admission to the 12-month option.

  • Applicants to the 12-month option must have completed the courses listed while in a program accredited by the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada.

Program Requirements

The program runs for 12 months, covering three sessions of full-time study, as follows:

  • Coursework. Students must successfully complete a total of 6.5 full-course equivalents (FCEs) in required courses as follows: MGT1160H, MGT1181H, MGT1202H, MGT1241H, MGT1250H, MGT1301H, MGT1362H, MGT2004H, MGT2200H, MGT2208H, MGT2280H, MGT2281H, MGT2282H, MGT2283H, MGT2284H, MGT2285H, and MGT2286H.

  • Co-op work placement. One co-op work placement (MGT2090H) in accounting or finance-related areas taken in the Winter session.

Program Length

3 sessions full-time (typical registration sequence: F/W/S)

Time Limit

3 years

Kylyn Athey

“I am in a small program which results in close friendship with fellow students.”

Kylyn Athey
Alumna (2013), Master of Management & Professional Accounting
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