12 months
1375 USD/credit 41250 USD/year
1375 USD/credit 41250 USD/year
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The Accounting - Public Accounting - CPA Preparation program from Pace University gives you a thorough understanding of how financial information is used by management, the government, and the public.

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By taking the Accounting - Public Accounting - CPA Preparation program from Pace University you will gain critical skills used by accountants in many career paths, including auditing, management consulting, financial accounting and reporting, management accounting, financial analysis, tax preparation, and forensic accounting.

Pace’s Lubin School of Business has earned dual AACSB accreditation in both accounting and business—something fewer than 2% of all business schools can claim. When you earn your MBA in Accounting at Lubin, you will learn essential aspects of accounting and auditing within the broader context of business strategy, global markets, and data-driven decision-making.

Exciting Opportunities

  • Qualify for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam.
  • Acquire expertise in all functional areas of business and understand the strategic role of accounting.
  • Intern with the most influential companies in the industry.

Career options

  • Accounting Manager
  • Assurance Senior
  • Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
  • Financial Analyst
  • Financial Auditor
  • Forensic Accountant
  • Government Accountant
  • Internal Auditor Director
  • Management Consultant
  • Certified Public Accountant

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Financial Accounting for Managers
  • Business Economics for Decision-Making
  • Business Analytics and Statistics
  • Creating Value Through Finance
  • Taxation 2
  • Sales and Exchanges of Property
  • Business Law for CPA Majors

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application Fee ($70, non-refundable)
  • All Official Transcripts: Transcripts from every accredited college or university attended (not just the degree granting institution) must be sent either to Pace University, directly from the academic institution electronically or by mail, or forwarded by the applicant in sealed envelopes from the academic institution.
  • Two Letters of Reccomendation: Letters should be from academic or professional references that can knowledgeably comment on your ability to successfully complete graduate study.
  • Resume: A resume or outline describing at least the past five years of your employment history and any significant community, professional, or college extracurricular activities.
  • Personal Statement

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    41250 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1375 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    41250 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1375 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 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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