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MBA - Master of Business Administration in Accountancy, M.B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #1221 (BCR) , IL,
With our MBA - Master of Business Administration in Accountancy from DePaul University, you’ll gain the critical-thinking and problem-solving skills that are highly sought-after in the accounting field, along with the business acumen to understand complex financial transactions.

About

With the MBA - Master of Business Administration in Accountancy from DePaul University, you’ll be prepared to sit for the CPA exam and graduate with a set of varied competencies including:

  • Big data analysis 
  • Internal audit 
  • Fraud and forensic accounting 
  • Professional audit systems 
  • Information systems

Create with and learn from award-winning professors

Associate Professor Kelly Richmond Pope is the creator of the award-winning educational white-collar crime documentary “Crossing the Line: Ordinary People Committing Extraordinary Crime” and 2017’s “All the Queen’s Horses.” She uses these experiences to enhance students’ real-world understanding of fraud and how to discover it through forensic accounting.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Financial Accounting
  • Management Accounting And Control
  • Selected Topics In Macroeconomics
  • Economics For Decision-making
  • Financial Management
  • Applied Quantitative Analysis
  • Strategic Analysis For Competing Globally

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

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

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Duration description
      Generally, degrees may be completed in four quarters of full-time study (one academic year) or eight quarters of part-time study (two academic years or less).
  • Credits
    48 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Application & fee
  • Essay
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Resume
  • GMAT/GRE Scores
  • Interview (Full-Time MBA only)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1080 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1080 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1080 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1080 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    1080 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1080 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Chicago

  • 1297 - 2500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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