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Accountancy

University of South Dakota

12 months
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647 USD/credit
647 USD/credit
336 USD/credit
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About

The Master of Professional Accountancy (M.P.A.) at University of South Dakota provides specialized training in accounting and related fields for those who wish to prepare for a career in public accounting and meet the 150-hour educational requirement to be eligible for the CPA exam in South Dakota.

Overview

Learning outcomes

The Accountancy degree at University of South Dakota requires a minimum of 30 graduate hours: a 21-hour graduate accounting core and a group of restricted electives. Plan A (thesis program), Plan B (non-thesis program), and Plan C (internship program) are available options. The Coordinator of the program must approve the remaining restricted elective hours at the graduate level.

All plan options require successful completion of a comprehensive exam prior to graduation. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cost Accounting
  • Tax Planning And Practice
  • Advanced Accounting Theory
  • Contemporary Topics In Auditing
  • Accounting In Governmental And Non-profit Organizations
  • Advanced Accounting
  • Business Policy And Strategy

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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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.
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Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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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).
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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.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • All graduate applications are submitted through a Centralized Application Service (CAS). Applicants need to submit all required application materials and pay the $35 application fee. The application fee cannot be waived or deferred and is non-refundable.
  • Some programs require letters of recommendation. Please see specific graduate program requirements for details. The letters of recommendation are requested in CAS and should be submitted by the reference through the CAS Evaluator Portal.
  • One official transcript (in English or with translation) verifying receipt of an undergraduate degree or equivalent degree from an institution with regional accreditation and previous graduate credit and degrees must accompany an application.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    647 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 647 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    647 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 647 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    336 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 336 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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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