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Business Administration

At Mount Saint Mary's University Online, you’ll develop a strong background in business leadership and decision-making. You will develop skills in management, sales, accounting, business law, economics, and marketing—and you can choose to focus on specific industries.


The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Accounting Concentration at Mount Saint Mary’s University (MSMU) offers 124 credit units which allows graduates to sit for the Uniform Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Exam in California. Additionally, to become a licensed CPA, all state boards of accountancy require 150 academic credit units Individual states may have further requirements such as a state-specific exam (e.g., California requires an ethics exam). For a general overview of CPA licensing requirements by state and territory, visit This Way to CPA. To help determine the requirements to obtain a CPA license in your particular state, please email