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Accounting, M.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration

About

Master of Science in Accounting Program:

  • LMU Accounting is #15 in U.S. News & World Report’s 2016 ranking of “Best Graduate Schools.”
  • The 30-unit MSA program may be completed on a full-time basis in as few as two semesters (fall and spring) or on a part-time basis (18 to 24 months).
  • Small classes are taught in the evening by highly qualified faculty in a personal learning environment.
  • LMU accounting students are actively recruited by the Big Four, regional and local accounting firms for internships and full-time positions.
  • A limited number of merit-based scholarships are available on a competitive basis for full-time students.
  • The cost of tuition for the MSA program for 2015-2016 is $29,700 ($990 per unit).
  • This program complies with the 150-hour California requirement for CPA licensure.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Financial Reporting - Standard Setting Process and Financial Accounting Theory
  • Taxes and Business Strategy
  • Accounting Information, Analysis and Evaluation
  • Accounting Ethics, Professionalism and the Public Interest*
  • Professional Accounting Research

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration description

      part-time basis (18 to 24 months)

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    100

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

  • Online Application
  • $50 Application Fee
  • Official Transcripts (two copies) of all colleges and universities attended
  • Official TOEFL score or IELTS score (for international students)
  • Two letters of recommendation (unless otherwise specified)
  • Official test scores (GMAT, GRE, CBEST, etc.)
  • Personal statement and/or resume
  • Program-specific forms, application or interview

Tuition Fee

  • National

    990 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 990 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • Based on : $ 990.00 per unit

Living costs for Los Angeles

  • 1520 - 2570 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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