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Accountancy, MSA

  • Application Deadline
  • 18 months
    Duration
University rank #1221 (BCR) Online
Our online Accountancy program from DePaul University accepts students from a range of business backgrounds. 

About

The online Accountancy program from DePaul University is designed both for professionals looking to enter the accounting field as well as those who want to elevate their careers and pursue senior accounting roles.

Because it was designed by industry veterans, DePaul's online MSA program covers the top skills students need for successful accounting careers. For example, Robert Half's 2017 Accounting & Finance Salary Guide identified internal audit, risk, and compliance as some of the most in-demand skills for the profession.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

Autumn

  • Financial Accounting
  • Professional Responsibilities and Business Law
Winter
  • Financial Accounting Theory & Practice I
  • Cost and Managerial Accounting
Spring
  • Financial Accounting Theory & Practice II
  • Principles of Accounting Information Systems
Summer
  • Advanced Topics in Accounting Theory
  • Audit and Regulation of Corporate Financial Reporting
Autumn
  • Tax Treatment of Individuals and Property Transactions
  • Advanced Topics in Auditing
Winter
  • Tax Treatment of Corporations and Partnerships
  • Accounting Theory and Policy Formulation

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 18 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 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

  • Submit your online application and the $60 application fee.
  • Submit an essay explaining your interest in the program and your professional goals.
  • Submit a resume that summarizes your work experience and educational background. 
  • Submit your official transcripts from all degree-granting institutions you have attended. 
  • Please note that not submitting all transcripts where courses have been completed could impact course waivers.
  • GMAT/GRE: Not required for applicants to this program.
  • Letters of recommendation are optional for this program.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1080 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1080 USD per credit and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    1080 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1080 USD per credit and a duration of 18 months.
  • In-State

    1080 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1080 USD per credit and a duration of 18 months.
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