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Accounting, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
Ithaca, NY, United States
Ithaca’s Master of Science in Accounting program prepares graduates to provide auditing, consulting, and income tax services for individuals, corporations, and not-for-profit organizations.
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Overview

Core courses provide advanced training in the theory and application of financial accounting and reporting, taxation, auditing, and contemporary accounting practices. Accounting and graduate business electives allow students to tailor a program geared toward a focus in taxation or assurance, or to satisfy individual interests and career goals.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Taxation for Managers
  • Governmental and Nonprofit Accounting
  • Advanced Financial Reporting
  • Corporate Financial Management

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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    80

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3.3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3.3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • All applicants are required to take the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT); however anyone graduating (or anticipating graduating) from an AACSB-accredited business school having completed the equivalent of our U/G management minor (now pre-MBA minor), and earning a cumulative GPA of 3.3 or higher at the end of the fall semester senior year, or the equivalent, will not be required to submit GMAT scores.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    868 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 868 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    868 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 868 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Ithaca

  • 1128 - 2460 USD/month
    Living Costs

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