University of Illinois Springfield

M.A. On Campus
12 months
21816 USD/year
21816 USD/year
10632 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Accountancy master’s degree at University of Illinois Springfield provides advance course work in various accounting topics, research methods, and data analytics, as chosen by the student based on his or her objectives.  


The MA Accountancy degree at University of Illinois Springfield enables students to achieve professional careers in accountancy, as well as to assume leadership roles in both the public and private sectors. It also serves students who wish to meet the 150-hour requirement to sit for the CPA examination.

Learning outcomes

Students interested in sitting for the Illinois CPA examination should be aware of the Illinois Board of Examiners’ requirement of 24 hours of business courses and specific course requirements comprising the required 150 hours. 

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Intermediate Financial Accounting 
  • Accounting Information Systems 
  • Intermediate Managerial Accounting 
  • Federal Income Taxation 
  • Auditing Concepts and Responsibilities
  • Research and Analysis in Accounting
  • Advanced Financial Accounting
  • Advanced Corporation and Partnership Taxation
  • Commercial Law 
  • Accountancy Capstone

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications should be complete at least two months prior to their desired enrollment date for adequate processing time. 




30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

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.
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Other requirements

General requirements

Students can be admitted conditionally until all admissions requirements are met. Students receiving financial aid must be fully admitted after one year in order to maintain their eligibility.

Applicants must complete the following course work:

  • introductory courses in financial and managerial accounting,
  • college math through business calculus
  • principles of economics (micro and macro),
  • statistics.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21816 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10908 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    21816 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10908 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    10632 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5316 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.


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