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Accounting, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) , VA,
The objective of the graduate accounting program is to prepare the student to meet the educational needs and requirements of the accounting profession, the AICPA, and the states. The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) approved an amendment to their bylaws requiring applicants for membership after the year 2000 to have 150 semester hours of education. 

About

The graduate accounting program at Old Dominion University allows a student to concentrate in one of five tracks.These tracks include Professional Accountancy, Managerial Accounting-Controllership, Assurance Services, Taxation, and Accounting Information Technology.Classes are offered primarily in the evening to accommodate working professionals, as well as full-time students.

The graduate accounting program can be completed full-time in one calendar year by students who possess an undergraduate degree in accounting. Students with undergraduate degrees in other fields may need two or more years of full-time study, depending on their undergraduate major.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Professional Accountancy, 
  • Managerial Accounting-Controllership, 
  • Assurance Services, 
  • Taxation, 
  • Accounting Information Technology

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
    Part-time
    • Duration description

      All requirements for a master’s degree must be completed within a six-year period.

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • Application and fee
  • Equivalent U.S. Bachelor's Degree
  • All prior College/University transcripts and Diploma
  • Financial Documentation (seeking F/J visas only)
  • Passport identification page, if available
  • Recommendations (either from an academic source or employment supervisor)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1320 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1320 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    523 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 523 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Norfolk

  • 1100 - 1900 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

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