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M.Sc. On Campus Online Blended

Accounting

Fairfield University

12 months
Duration
1050 USD/credit 31500 USD/year
1050 USD/credit 31500 USD/year
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About

On this Accounting program from Fairfield University, students can choose between two tracks: assurance or taxation. Coursework covers accounting in governments, hospitals, and universities; ethics, financial statement analysis, and entity taxation.

Overview

The Accounting program from Fairfield University  not only meets these professional needs, it also addresses the educational requirements of most states for CPA certification. Students who choose the taxation track must complete at last six courses in tax (though seven are strongly advised). In addition, all students complete research coursework. 

The curriculum includes off time to take the CPA exam and complete paid internships. This program must be completed on a full-time basis, beginning in the summer and ending the following May. This cohort model insures a strong sense of community among all the students, as well as opportunities to work closely with the Dolan School’s accounting faculty.

Career

Today's graduate student must be prepared with skills to last a lifetime of job searches and career shifts. Dolan’s close partnerships with nationally recognized companies and successful alumni will open the door to top notch learning opportunities and lifelong connections. Whether students are looking to start their career, advance their career within their current organization, or pivot to another career, Dolan will provide students with the necessary skills and resources needed to succeed.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Accounting Information for Decision-Making
  • Issues in a Regulatory Reporting Environment
  • Property Transactions: Regulatory and Tax Issues
  • International Accounting
  • Law of Commercial Transactions: Advanced Studies in the Uniform Commercial Code
  • Accounting for Governments, Hospitals, and Universities

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until the cohort is full.

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Blended, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Non-refundable $60 Application Fee
  • A Professional Resume. Applicants are required to submit a current resume that includes employment and education history. (Submit Online)
  • A Personal Statement of self-evaluation of work experience and career objectives. (Submit Online)
  • Official transcripts from all universities/colleges attended. (All foreign transcripts must be evaluated by an approved evaluating service.)
  • Two Recommendation Forms and Letters from a current employer, supervisor or professor. The Recommendations are completed online. At the time of application you will need to provide your two Recommender's names and e-mail addresses.
  • Interviews. Applicants may be required to participate in an interview as part of the admission process. If required, candidates will be contacted by the program director to schedule an appointment.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1050 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    31500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1050 USD per credit during 12 months.

per credit hour

Living costs for Fairfield

1736 - 2740 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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