What should I do to become a CPA if I am graduating with a BA in Economics?

I go to an Ivy League school that essentially has no accounting class. To satify the 150 semester hrs requirement of the CPA exam, should I apply to Master's programs in Accounting, or should I just take enough accounting classes to make myself eligible to sit for the exam? Do you know of any schools offering good (=high quality) accounting programs/courses? If possible, I would prefer the school to be in the West or East coast. I am graduating this May and I have a very high GPA. Thank you very much! Any advice is appreciated!

Asked By: The Confused Econ Major - 2/24/2007
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Hi there, I was in the exact same boat as you were. I was an Econ Major, who decided to do a Master's program in Accounting at USC (University of Southern California). I think they rank in the top 5 for graduate accounting programs, and the good thing about the program is that it's a strategic recruiting school, so... More
Answered By: Kat - 2/26/2007
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