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Accounting

University of Rhode Island

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
28292 USD/year
15514 USD/year
22382 USD/year
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Designed to prepare you to deal with today’s complex and competitive business environment, the M.S. degree in Accounting at the University of Rhode Island is rapidly becoming a prerequisite for entry into public accounting.

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Overview

Learning outcomes

The Master of Science in accounting program is designed for students with a variety of educational backgrounds and professional experience who want to enter the field of accounting. 

The M.S. degree in Accounting at the University of Rhode Island provides a strong accounting and business foundation for the student with an undergraduate degree in an area other than accounting. These students graduate with a theoretical understanding of accounting along with the necessary technical background. They are equipped to perform exceedingly well as professionals in public and corporate accounting.  

The objective for students with undergraduate degrees in accounting is to provide a fifth year of conceptual, theoretical, and technical education in accounting, finance, analytics, and other areas where the student can gain the most toward achieving his or her educational objectives. The Master of Science in accounting program has been accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB) since 1972.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Current Accounting Theory
  • Taxation of Business Entities
  • Financial Statement Analysis and Reporting
  • Advanced Problems in Accounting
  • International Accounting

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

90 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

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.
80 (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

  • A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education in the United States or a foreign institution of acceptable standing
  • Adequate undergraduate preparation in the proposed major field or equivalent evidence of an appropriate background for undertaking an advanced degree program
  • A cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better in the undergraduate career that can be confirmed with official transcripts from the institution (some programs may require a higher or lower GPA)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28292 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28292 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    15514 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15514 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    22382 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22382 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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