Studyportals
Master On Campus Blended

Professional Accounting

University of West Georgia

12 months
Duration
11220 USD/year
11220 USD/year
2892 USD/year
Unknown
Tuition fee
Unknown
Apply date
Unknown
Start date

About

The Professional Accounting program of University of West Georgia provides students with a high quality education which prepares them for careers in corporate accounting, public accounting and for entrance into doctoral programs in business and accounting.

Overview

Students of the Professional Accounting program of University of West Georgia not only gain technical accounting proficiency, they also prepare to enter the fast-paced business world. Ethics and technology as well as oral and written skills are incorporated into every aspect of the curriculum.

Completion of the MPAcc program satisfies the requirements needed to take the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) examination in the state of Georgia. Combined with an undergraduate degree, the MPAcc also satisfies the educational requirements of 150 total semester hours and 30 hours of upper-level courses needed to obtain certification. Courses completed during the program give students the confidence and technical knowledge needed to successfully complete the outside work experience requirements. 

Objectives

Communicate at a professional level in oral presentations and in writing.

  • Students will be able to conduct research relevant to accounting issues and problems. 
  • Students will be able to create effective written documents.  
  • Students will be able to prepare and deliver effective oral accounting presentations.

Identify how globalization affects organizations and their environment.

  • Students will be able to identify the impact of international accounting standards on the accounting profession. 
Recognize the importance of ethical decision making.
  • Students will be able to identify ethical theories and concepts and their importance.  
  • Students will be able to  evaluate situations from various ethical frameworks.

Understand the major forms of accounting and be able to apply these principles and practices in a professionally responsible manner to accounting and business processes and systems.

  • Students will be able to identify tax planning issues involving like-kind exchanges.
  • Students will be able to differentiate between for-profit, non-profit, and governmental accounting and auditing rules and regulations.
  • Students will have an understanding of strategic management accounting tools.
  • Students will be able to recognize fraudulent financial reporting.
  • Students will be able to develop entity relationship diagrams and understand modeling of business processess.
  • Students will be able to identify standard setting policies and procedures and develop implications for the accounting profession.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Accounting 
  • Financial Reporting
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Income Tax Accounting for Individuals
  • Accounting Information Systems
  • Auditing

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Blended

Academic requirements

GMAT admission requirements GMAT
450

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All applicants must complete the online Graduate Application. There is a $40 application fee. 
  • Official Transcript from all institutions attended
  • Official GMAT Score: 450 or above
  • Current Resume
  • English Language proficiency

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    11220 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5610 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    11220 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5610 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    2892 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1446 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Carrollton

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

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

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.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Our partners

Professional Accounting
-
University of West Georgia

Wishlist

Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!