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-12/24/27 month stream: 31-Oct-2019, 31-Jan-2020

:

MMPA-12/24/27 month stream: 31-Oct-2019, 31-Jan-2020

Supporting documents deadline :

MMPA-12/24/27 month stream: 31-Oct-2019, 31-Jan-2020

Minimum admission average :

B+/B/B in final year of bachelor’s

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B+/B/B in final year of bachelor’s


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 any applicant graduating from:

    • a North American university with high distinction (i.e., cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher) or

    • 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 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. The program requires the successful completion 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 (MGT 1090H and MGT 2090H) 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 m​odule​
​2
​​two modules
​3
​three modules​

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

​MGT 1090H(0)​+
​Accounting Work-Term Course I​
MGT 1160H(1)​
​Communications
​MGT 1181H(1)
​Introduction to Integration and Professional Decision Making
​MGT 1202H(2)
Ethics and Governance​
​MGT 1210H(2)
​Managerial Economics
​MGT 1211H(2)
​Economic Environment of Business
​MGT 1221H(2)
Financial Accounting I​
​MGT 1222H(2)
Managerial Accounting​
​MGT 1241H(2)
​Operations Management
​MGT 1250H(2)
​Marketing
​MGT 1272H(2)
​Management Information Systems
​MGT 1301H(3)
​Fundamentals of Strategic Management
​MGT 1323H(3)
​Auditing and Reporting
​MGT 1330H(3)
​Business Finance
​MGT 1362H(3)
​Managing People in Organizations
​MGT 1382H(3)
​Statistics for Management
​MGT 2004H(2)
​Advanced Concepts in Strategic Management
​MGT 2014H(2)
​The Legal Environment of Professions and Corporations
​MGT 2090H(0)+
​Accounting Work-Term Course II
​MGT 2200H(1)
​Government and Not-for-Profit Accounting, Reporting, and Control
​MGT 2205H(3)
​Advanced Financial Accounting
​MGT 2206H(3)
​Taxation I
​MGT 2207H(3)
​Taxation II
​MGT 2224H(2)
​Computer Auditing
​MGT 2225H(2)
​Advanced Auditing Topics
​MGT 2250H(3)
​Financial Reporting I
​MGT 2251H(3)
​Financial Reporting II
​MGT 2260H(2)
​Management Control
​MGT 2261H(2)
​Advanced Management Accounting
​MGT 2280H(2)
​Accounting Theory and Research
​MGT 2281H(1)
​Mergers, Acquisitions, and Valuations
​MGT 2282H(2​)+
​Integration and Professional Decision Making Initiatives I
​MGT 2283H(2)
​Integration and Professional Decision Making Initiatives II
​MGT 2284H(1)
​Capstone—Integrative Board Report
​MGT 2301H(2)
​Financial Management

Plus one of the following electives:

​MGT 2070H(1)
​Management Consulting​
​MGT 2208H(1)
Taxation III​

Program Length

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

Time Limit

3 years

+ Extended course. For academic reasons, coursework is extended into session following academic session in which course is offered.

 

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 any applicant graduating from:

    • a North American university with high distinction (i.e., cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher) or

    • 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 demonstrate proficiency in English. See General Regulations section 4.3 for requirements.

  • Applicants who have previously completed MGT 1210H, MGT 1211H, MGT 1221H, MGT 1222H, MGT 1250H, and MGT 1382H, 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. Successful completion of 14.75 full-course equivalents (FCEs) in required courses, as follows: MGT 1160H, MGT 1181H, MGT 1202H, MGT 1241H, MGT 1272H, MGT 1301H, MGT 1323H, MGT 1330H, MGT 1362H, MGT 2004H, MGT 2014H, MGT 2200H, MGT 2205H, MGT 2206H, MGT 2207H, MGT 2224H, MGT 2225H, MGT 2250H, MGT 2251H, MGT 2260H, MGT 2261H, MGT 2280H, MGT 2281H, MGT 2282H+, MGT 2283H, MGT 2284H, MGT 2301H, and one of MGT 2070H or MGT 2208H;

  • Co-op work placements. Two co-op work placements (MGT 1090H and MGT 2090H) 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 at least a University of Toronto mid-B.

  • Satisfactory Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) score. Note: the GMAT requirement will be waived for any applicant graduating from:

    • a North American university with high distinction (i.e., cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher) or

    • 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 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 MGT 1210H, MGT 1211H, MGT 1221H, MGT 1222H, MGT 1272H, MGT 1323H, MGT 1330H, MGT 1382H, MGT 2014H, MGT 2205H, MGT 2206H, MGT 2207H, MGT 2224H, MGT 2225H, MGT 2250H, MGT 2251H, MGT 2260H, MGT 2261H, and MGT 2301H, 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. Successful completion of 6.5 full-course equivalents (FCEs) in required courses as follows: MGT 1160H, MGT 1181H, MGT 1202H, MGT 1241H, MGT 1250H, MGT 1301H, MGT 1362H, MGT 2004H, MGT 2200H, MGT 2208H, MGT 2280H, MGT 2281H, MGT 2282H+, MGT 2283H, MGT 2284H; and;

  • Co-op work placement. One co-op work placement ​(MGT 2090H) 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​

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