University of Connecticut

M.Sc. Online
12 months
19106 USD/year
19106 USD/year
13598 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The innovative, specially designed online MS in Accounting program allows you to take full advantage of the quality courses for which UConn is so well known combined with the flexibility of asynchronous online education. We focus on issues relevant to today’s accounting professional, rather than being driven by the content and structure of textbooks as are traditional courses.

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Each online accounting course includes topics that broaden accounting education. Our goal is to provide you with the information and knowledge you need to become a competitive and successful accounting professional.

They have created a dynamic online communit that supports and nurtures information literacy and student-centered learning. This online community allows you, the student, to readily access other students and faculty members. Our faculty is among the most knowledgeable and experienced in basic and applied research interests in tax, auditing, information systems, forensic accounting, financial, and managerial accounting. We have developed a curriculum that provides for both the depth typically covered in accounting courses (e.g., tax code, GAAP, GAAS) and the breadth associated with many MBA courses.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Understanding the Responsibilities of an Accounting Professional
  • Taxation of Business Entities
  • Contemporary Financial Accounting Issues
  • Contemporary Managerial Accounting Issues
  • Financial Planning for Accounting Professionals
  • Contemporary Financial Accounting Issues
  • Contemporary Managerial Accounting Issues
  • Global Financial Reporting and Analysis
  • Financial Reporting & Analysis in the Financial Services Industry
  • Advanced Assurance Services
  • Business Law, Business Ethics, and Public Accounting
  • Forensic Accounting and Securities Fraud
  • Accounting and Disclosure for Not-for-Profit Entities
  • Evaluating Internal Controls
  • Accounting and Auditing for Governmental Entities
  • Enterprise Risk Management: Identify Events as Risks to Manage or Opportunities to Seize
  • Taxation of Business Entities
  • Research for Accounting Professionals
  • Financial Reporting and Auditing Implications Relating to Income Taxes
  • Accounting-Based Valuation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


120 alternative credits


  • Semi-structured
  • No Attendance
  • Continuous support with feedback on request
  • Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions), Online group works/assignments

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

Admission Requirements:

Undergraduate Degree

  • You must hold a baccalaureate degree or its equivalent from a regionally accredited college or university.
  • They do not consider 3 year bachelor’s degrees from India, Canada, or Australia to be equivalent to a US bachelor’s degree. However, additional graduate level course work after earning a 3 year bachelor’s degree maybe considered for equivalency.

Official Transcripts

  • You must submit all applicable, official transcripts.

Graduate Test Scores

  • Many programs require submission of the General Test of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE). Some programs require specific GRE Subject Tests. Business programs require the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19106 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19106 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    19106 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19106 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    13598 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13598 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.


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