Loyola Marymount University

12 months
990 USD/credit
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Master of Science Accounting is offered by the Loyola Marymount University.


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

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

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.
  • Based on : $ 990.00 per unit


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.

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