Accountancy, M.Sc. | Duquesne University | Pittsburgh, United States
12 months
1011 USD/credit 30330 USD/year
1011 USD/credit 30330 USD/year
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Duquesne University's Accountancy program will enable you to expand your career opportunities, and maximize your earning potential. The MAcc program will help you become a successful accounting professional and business leader.


The Accountancy program at Duquesne University is a 30-credit program that starts in the fall semester. It can be completed in one year with daytime and evening courses or in two years with evening courses. 

  • The program focuses on forensic accounting, financial reporting, and information systems with an emphasis on ethical issues facing accountants.
  • Through small class sizes, hands-on learning and individualized attention throughout the program, your Duquesne experience is uniquely your own.
  • Combined with your undergraduate degree, the program enables you to meet the 150 academic credits required for Certified Public Accountant (CPA) licensure in Pennsylvania and most other states.
  • Duquesne MAcc students perform well on the CPA exam with pass rates exceeding the state and national averages.
  • Duquesne MAcc students also succeed on licensing exams such as the Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and Certified Internal Auditor (CIA).


Upon graduation, the MAcc students accept positions with the international Big Four accounting firms, national and regional CPA firms, corporations, government agencies and nonprofit organizations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fraud Examination
  • Internal Audit
  • Info Systems Audit and Control
  • Business Analytics for Decision Making
  • Non-profit and Governmental Accounting
  • SEC Reporting

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applicants who are not pursuing graduate assistantships may apply to the MS in Accountancy until the start of classes.


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official Transcripts
  • GMAT/GRE Scores
  • Two professional references are required as part of the application process. References should be from former professors or supervisors who can evaluate your potential for graduate study
  • Essay
  • Resume/CV
  • International students are required to submit an official TOEFL, IELTS, or Duolingo English Test (DET) score

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    30330 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1011 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    30330 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1011 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Pittsburgh

1148 - 1944 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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