Accounting, M.Sc. | University of Maryland | College Park, United States
12 months
1769 USD/credit 53070 USD/year
1769 USD/credit 53070 USD/year
811 USD/credit 24330 USD/year
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The MS in Accounting program from the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business is the perfect complement to your career. 


With specializations in tax, internal audit, financial regulation, and public accounting, you can choose which path your career takes. Smith’s top-ranked faculty, reputation for being the among the best business schools in the Washington, D.C., region, scholarships and busy-season internships make this accounting program truly valuable.

The MS in Accounting program from University of Maryland produces highly trained accounting professionals who are prepared for heightened accountability and the expanded role accounting plays in consulting, information management and strategic planning. You’ll learn to carry out the rigorous internal auditing required to meet today’s strict accounting and auditing standards.

Facilities and Special Resources

The Office of Career Services (OCS) provides dedicated, professional support to help students launch their careers. The center links students directly to recruiters through a variety of services, including on- and off-campus recruitment and the online resume database. The OCS also participates in regional and national career forums and job fairs.

The Smith School is located in the Baltimore/Washington, D.C./Northern Virginia corridor. This region offers one of the highest concentrations of culture, diversity, and career opportunities in the country.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Business Ethics for Accountants and Auditors
  • Financial Statement Analysis for Accountants and Auditors 
  • Advanced Managerial Accounting and Control Systems 
  • Business Communications for Accountants and Auditors
  • Forensic Accounting/Auditing
  • Essentials of Negotiation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Essay
  • Transcript(s)
  • Letter of Recommendation (1)
  • Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) or Graduate Record Examination (GRE) - both optional
  • CV/Resume

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    53070 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1769 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    53070 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1769 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    24330 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 811 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for College Park

1676 - 2838 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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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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