Old Dominion University

24 months
1320 USD/credit
523 USD/credit
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


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. 


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

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

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

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
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).

Other requirements

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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