Barry University

12 months
990 USD/credit
990 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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Comprehensive program designed for students seeking a quality accounting program with a strong focus ethics and social responsibility. Fulfills requirements to sit for license/certification examinations: Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certification in Financial Management (CFM), Certification in Management Accounting (CMA).


The Master of Science in Accounting (MSA) program is designed to prepare you to become a successful accounting professional with a global orientation and a strong sense of ethics and social responsibility.

The faculty demonstrate a strong commitment to deliver a high-quality educational experience by embedding contemporary recommendations from well-respected academic and practitioner organizations into the curriculum. The course work is structured to achieve the assurance of learning goals prescribed by AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, to develop the necessary core competencies for entry into the accounting profession endorsed by the AICPA – American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and to acquire the relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities specified by the IMA – Institute of Management Accountants.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • International Accounting
  • Contemporary Accounting Theory & Research
  • Advanced Managerial Accounting
  • Business Taxation
  • Advanced Auditing
  • Not-For-Profit & Governmental Accounting
  • Technology and Information Systems
  • Managerial Finance
  • Social, Legal and Ethical Aspects of Business

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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

If the applicant has an AACSB-school Bachelor degree with a major in Accounting then he/she must have a minimum overall GPA of 2.5 or an acceptable GMAT score. 

To be considered for full acceptance to a degree program, a graduate applicant must:

  • Submit proof of a bachelor's degree from an institution which is regionally accredited or internationally recognized.
  • Submit a completed application form with a $30.00 nonrefundable application fee (waived for Barry alumni). The School of Business has an online application that can be submitted electronically. The application form may also be downloaded, printed out, and submitted. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    990 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 990 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    990 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 990 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.


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