Master On Campus


University of Nevada, Reno

12 months
21006 USD/year
21006 USD/year
5352 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master in Accounting at University of Nevada, Reno emphasizes the skills needed to succeed in the business community, including teamwork, leadership and the ability to communicate effectively.


The Accounting program offered by University of Nevada, Reno develops strong technical and professional accounting skills considerably beyond the introductory courses presented to undergraduates. 

Students completing the program receive a well-rounded business education. In addition to graduate accounting courses, students are exposed to basic courses in the functional area of business.


This program is designed to be a terminal degree for those looking to pursue a career in private or public sector after program completion and Certified Public Accounting certification. Students completing the program develop strong technical and accounting skills and are exposed to state-of-the-art tools and techniques preparing them for careers involving auditing, financial reporting, and taxation. Students who complete the MAcc program may typically begin careers as public, corporate or government CPAs or financial analysts.

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Advanced and International Accounting 
  • Advanced Federal Taxation 
  • Financial Reporting Theory
  • Accounting Research 
  • Governmental and Not-for-Profit Accounting
  • Ethics and Professional Responsibility in Accounting
  • Taxation of Corporations
  • Federal Income Taxation: Policy Issues 
  • Special Topics
  • Governmental and Not-for-Profit Accounting
  • Ethics and Professional Responsibility in Accounting
  • Taxation of Corporations
  • Seminar in Business Ethics and Social Responsibility
  • Seminar in Management Issues
  • Information and Communications Technology in Organizations
  • Business and Public Policy
  • Special Topics
  • Advanced Macroeconomics 
  • Financial Derivatives 
  • Computer Security, Controls, and Information Assurance
  • Information Management and Visualization
  • Issues in Change Management 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Grade Point Average of 2.75 on a scale of 4.0, or an average of 3.0 or higher for the courses taken during the last half of the undergraduate program.
  • A baccalaureate degree from an accredited four-year institution; any major is acceptable.
  • Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) Students must also place in the 20th percentile or higher in each portion (verbal, written, and quantitative) of the exam. 
  • All students are expected to be proficient with using word processing (Word), spreadsheet (Excel), and presentation (Powerpoint) software.
  • If the applicant does not meet the preceding requirement, admission to graduate standing on a prescribed program may be considered. A prescribed program consists of the completion of one semester or summer session of full-time study in 9 credits, or 12 credits over two consecutive semesters for those working full-time, with a grade of "B" or above in each course taken.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21006 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21006 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    21006 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21006 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    5352 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5352 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Reno

860 - 1230 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Updated over a year ago

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