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M.Sc. Online

Accounting

University of Connecticut

12 months
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25884 USD/year
25884 USD/year
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About

The innovative, specially designed online MS in Accounting program allows you to take full advantage of the quality courses for which University of Connecticut 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.

Overview

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.

Facts 

  • University of Connecticut is one of only 187 institutions that hold a specialized AACSB Accreditation—the industry’s gold standard—specifically for its accounting programs.
  • Our online accounting master's degree has been recognized by the United States Distance Learning Association for its best practices in online learning.
  • Compared to other graduate accounting programs, it is one of the most affordable MSA degrees available from any accredited institution. Check out our fees.
  • Offering a wide range of electives, UConn's MSA enables you to design a program that reflects your specific interests versus following a pre-determined “track.”
  • Our MSA online curriculum is focused on issues relevant to today’s accounting professional; in fact, many of our working students tell us they are able to use their new knowledge immediately on the job.

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

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

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

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

You must hold a baccalaureate degree or its equivalent from a regionally accredited college or university.The Graduate School does not require a third-party credential evaluation, however we accept evaluations from the following services:

  • NACES (National Association of Credential Evaluation Services) or
  • AICE (Association of International Credential Evaluators)

If your degree is a 3 year bachelor’s degree from India, Canada, Australia, Sri Lanka or certain other countries, we will not consider the degree to be equivalent with a 4 year US bachelor’s degree. Even if the degree has been evaluated as a 4 year degree by an outside credential evaluator that is a member of NACES (National Association of Credential Evaluation Services) or AICE (Association of International Credential Evaluators), we will not consider the degree to be equivalent with a 4 year US bachelor’s degree.TranscriptsPersonal Statement of Purpose

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25884 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12942 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    25884 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12942 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11280 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5640 USD per semester during 12 months.

Funding

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