|Program Available Online?||No|
|Admit Term||Full-Time: Fall; Part-time: Fall, Spring, Summer|
|Entrance Exam||GMAT or GRE|
|English Language Exams:|
Priority deadline - COMPLETE applications that are received by this date are given priority consideration for admission and financial aid (if applicable). Applications received after the priority deadline will be considered on a space-available basis.
Rolling - There is no specific deadline for applications; applications will be accepted and reviewed throughout the year until the program reaches capacity.
The master of science in accounting is designed to satisfy New York state requirements for students with an undergraduate degree in accounting to sit for the CPA exam and attain CPA licensure. Students may complete the program on a full- or part-time basis, with the full-time program beginning exclusively in the fall semester.
The program consists of 10 courses and a comprehensive exam based on the finance courses completed by the student. The exam is administered at the end of the student’s last semester. Students must pass the exam to earn their degree.
|Course||Sem. Cr. Hrs.|
|ACCT-645||Accounting Information Systems||3|
|ACCT-708||Auditing and Professional Responsibility||3|
|ACCT-710||Tax Analysis and Strategy||3|
|ACCT-738||Information Systems Auditing and Assurance Services||3|
|ACCT-740||Comparative Financial Statement Analysis||3|
|ACCT-795||Financial Accounting Theory and Research||3|
|Total Semester Credit Hours||31|
To be considered for admission to the MS program in accounting, candidates must fulfill the following requirements:
For further information about specific GMAT/GRE waiver opportunities, tips on personal statements and additional guidance on how to submit a successful application, please visit Saunders College of Business Admissions Requirements.
Accepted students can defer enrollment for up to one year. After one year, a new application must be submitted and will be re-evaluated based on the most current admission standards.
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