12 months
1465 USD/credit 43950 USD/year
1465 USD/credit 43950 USD/year
825 USD/credit 24750 USD/year
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The Accounting program of University of Michigan - Dearborn provides specialized training for successful careers in corporate accounting, controllership, and public accounting. 

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Students in the Accounting program of University of Michigan - Dearborn  can complete the CPA exam preparation course through CPAexcel® at a significant discount, and even qualify to receive a 100% reimbursement. The MS in Accounting is open to students from all undergraduate majors and does not require previous accounting coursework.

The program is offered on campus, and a few of the courses are also occasionally available on-line. You may enroll on a full- or part-time basis during the fall and winter semesters, and some courses are often available during the summer. The program usually can be completed within 12-16 months of full-time study.

Program Goals and Objectives 

Goal: MS in Accounting students will be able to integrate theory and applications in a wide variety of business situations.

Objectives: MS in Accounting students will:

  • Effectively communicate ideas orally, in writing, and using computer technologies.
  • Integrate multiple sources of information to formulate solutions to complex business issues.
  • Analyze standards and regulations that affect multinational businesses.
  • Apply the professional standards of practice to business situations.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Developing and Interpreting Financial Information
  • Financial Reporting
  • Advanced Financial Accounting 
  • Cost Management 
  • Auditing
  • Accounting Information Systems

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Admission is rolling, and you may begin the program in September or January. May admission is also usually possible for part-time students.


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completion of a bachelor’s degree from an approved institution. Criteria vary based on whether you earned your bachelor’s degree from a US institution or an institution outside of the United States.
  • Applicants whose native language is not English must demonstrate English proficiency.  Proficiency tests that are accepted are the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) and the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    43950 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1465 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    43950 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1465 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    24750 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 825 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Dearborn

1000 - 1500 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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