M.Sc. On Campus


California State University San Bernardino

12 months
14726 USD/year
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The Master of Science in Accountancy (MSA) from California State University San Bernardino prepares students for a wide range of employment opportunities in public accounting, industry, finance, government and nonprofit organizations, and higher education. The program is designed to prepare graduates who possess knowledge and skills in professional accounting. 


The College of Business and Public Administration is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).  The master in Accountancy program from California State University San Bernardino is included in this accreditation. Less than 5% of the world's business schools have this accreditation - CSUSB's MSA program has.

The AACSB came into being in 1916 with the objective to help business schools widen their network and create forums where industry related issues may be discussed. AACSB accredited MSA programs can be trusted for quality as accreditation is granted only after the comprehensive review of an institution’s business education standard. Standards are continuously updated to reflect the transforming needs of business enterprises.

AACSB International represents:

  • the highest standard of achievement for business schools, worldwide.
  • the hallmark of excellence in management education.
  • Institutions that earn this accreditation confirm their commitment to quality and continuous improvement through a rigorous and comprehensive peer review.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Financial Reporting and Disclosure
  • Controllership and Professional Ethics
  • Internal Auditing and Management Controls
  • Advanced Tax Topics: Corporate Taxation
  • International Accounting
  • Advanced Accounting

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • $70 Application fee 
  • Prior college transcripts (unofficial accepted)
  • A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university;
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • GMAT scores – minimum score is 470
  • Personal statement

Tuition Fee

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    14726 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14726 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for San Bernardino

1000 - 1795 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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