M.Sc. On Campus


College of Charleston

24 months
36132 USD/year
36132 USD/year
13770 USD/year
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The College of Charleston offers a Master of Science in Accountancy degree that consists of two main tracks- Financial Reporting/Assurance and Taxation.


The curriculum of this Accountancy program at College of Charleston provides a foundation for acquiring important knowledge and leadership skills required for success in the accountancy profession. You’ll choose one of three tracks – financial/auditing, taxation and a generalist track – and you’ll learn to evaluate critically, think broadly and make ethical business choices. The summer study abroad program provides a unique international experience.

Upon completion of this program, you will have the educational requirements for licensure as a CPA in most states, and be prepared to work in public accounting firms, private industry and government agencies. If you have earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting, you can complete the program in ten months and participate in a CPA exam review during the summer following your matriculation.


The College of Charleston is a state-supported comprehensive institution providing a high-quality education in the arts and sciences, education and business. The faculty is an important source of knowledge and expertise for the community, state and nation.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Accounting
  • Intermediate Accounting
  • Accounting Information Systems
  • Cost Accounting
  • Federal Income Tax
  • Auditing
  • Macroeconomics
  • Microeconomics
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Marketing Concepts
  • Business Finance
  • Legal Environment of Business
  • Statistics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official transcripts from all academic institutions
  • Official GMAT score of 530 or higher
  • TOEFL scores of 100 or higher if your primary language is not English
  • Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher with a 3.0 in upper-level accounting/business courses
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Successful completion of specified accounting and business courses

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    36132 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 36132 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    36132 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 36132 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    13770 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13770 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Charleston

1270 - 2210 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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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