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Accounting, M.Acc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration

About

The program is designed to advance your education in accounting so that after you graduate, you'll be able to:

  • Sit for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam or Certified Management Accountant (CMA) exam;
  • Demonstrate broad management competencies such as leadership, business processes and marketing of professional services;
  • Recognize and address ethical and social responsibility issues in a business context;
  • Communicate clearly, logically and persuasively;
  • Identify and use accounting and tax resources to support decision making.

Accreditation

Youngstown State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Government and Funds Accounting
  • Financial Accounting Regulation
  • Accounting Ethics and Professionalism
  • Capstone Experience
  • Business Process Integration
  • Data Analytics and Data Management
  • Audit Theory Review and Practice
  • Financial Accounting Theory Review and Practice

              Detailed Programme Facts

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

              English Language Requirements

              You only need to take one of these language tests:

              • Minimum required score:

                80

                The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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              • Minimum required score:

                550

                The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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              • Minimum required score:

                6.5

                The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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              Academic Requirements

              You need the following GPA score:

              Required score: 2.7

              Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.7 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

              • an undergraduate degree in art education and teacher certificate or professional teaching license;
              • a cumulative undergraduate grade point average of 3.00 on a 4.00 scale;
              • a minimum of two years of teaching experience preferred;
              • three original letters of recommendation;
              • 10-12 color images of personal artwork ;
              • a statement of purpose of approximately 250 words indicating intent and proposed area of specialization within art studio and capstone project (studio project track or graduate thesis track);
              • a personal interview with the Program Director and the Graduate Program Committee in the Department of Art may be required.

              Tuition Fee

              • International

                12114 USD/year
                Tuition Fee
                Based on the original amount of 6057 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
              • National

                12114 USD/year
                Tuition Fee
                Based on the original amount of 6057 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
              We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

              Living costs for Youngstown

              • 787 - 1300 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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