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Accounting, M.B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 21 months
    Duration
University rank #10 (QS) , IL,
The study of an organization’s financial information, accounting is often referred to as the language of business. An organization’s financial performance and health are reflected in its balance sheet and income statement. Accounting gives you a framework from which you can quantifiably evaluate how choices are affected by incentives and resources. 

About

You'll have the chance to explore activities outside the classroom in numerous ways that will also allow you to build new skills, relationships, and networks. These include: 

  • Corporate Finance Group - This group is dedicated to serving its members in their pursuit of a rewarding career in the field of finance. The Corporate Finance Group serves members with interests that cross various industries, including financial services, high tech, entertainment, and many others.
  • Distressed Investing and Restructuring Group - The Distressed Investing and Restructuring Group provides resources to its members and the Chicago Booth community to enable a better understanding of the field and to improve the competitive position of Chicago Booth students interested in entering turnaround and crisis management.
  • American Bankruptcy Institute Corporate Restructuring Competition -Students from leading business schools participate in the American Bankruptcy Institute Corporate Restructuring Competition to solve a realistic business case for a hypothetical, distressed company. Judges are experts in the turnaround/crisis management field.

Programme Structure

  • Cost Analysis and Internal Controls
  • Accounting and Financial Analysis I
  • Accounting and Financial Analysis II
  • Taxes and Business Strategy
  • Financial Statement Analysis

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 21 months
  • Credits
    1000 units alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    104

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  • Minimum required score:

    600

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General Requirements

A complete submission will consist of the following items:

  • Completed application with required personal background
  • Completed essay questions 
  • Professional resume
  • Two letters of recommendation 
  • Unofficial (scanned) transcripts from all post-secondary educational institutions attended. Note: Official transcripts are requested from admitted students only.
  • GMAT or GRE score
  • TOEFL, IELTS or PTE scores (international applicants only) 
    Note: TOEFL/IELTS/PTE scores are valid for two years.
  • $250 application fee

Tuition Fee

  • International

    39540 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 69200 USD for the full programme and a duration of 21 months.
  • National

    39540 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 69200 USD for the full programme and a duration of 21 months.
  • In-State

    39540 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 69200 USD for the full programme and a duration of 21 months.
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Living costs for Chicago

  • 1297 - 2500 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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