12 months
1010 USD/credit 30300 USD/year
1010 USD/credit 30300 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Today’s global economy, changing regulations, and tighter integration across key business functions have created an unprecedented demand for skilled accountants with advanced degrees. Sacred Heart University’s Master of Science in Accounting (MSA) program will develop you into the accounting professional that high-powered organizations seek.


At Sacred Heart University, you can concentrate your expertise in one of two in-demand fields: forensic accounting or accounting analytics.

  • In the Forensic Accounting master’s program, you’ll examine the principles and techniques used to investigate legal matters involving complex financial transactions -- from money laundering and contract disputes, to bankruptcies and securities fraud.
  • In the Accounting Analytics program, you'll examine the concepts of data base management, descriptive and predictive analytics, data visualization, audit and tax data analytics.

The programme

You will benefit from a unique hybrid format that supports your continued full-time employment by blending online courses with monthly Saturday seminars on campus from 9AM to 5PM.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fin. Acctg. Theory & Practice 
  • Adv. Issues In Fin. Acctg 
  • Accounting Analytics
  • Adv. Issues in Mgmt Acctg
  • Contemp. Issues in Auditing

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

 Applications are currently being accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis.


30 SCH



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online Application
  • Non-refundable application fee
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution with a 3.0 GPA or higher (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Official transcripts from all undergraduate institutions attended
  • Written personal statement: a one-page statement describing your interest and qualifications for the program, as well as history of relevant business experience
  • 2 Letters of recommendation
  • Professional resume
  • No GMAT/GRE required

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    30300 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1010 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    30300 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1010 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Fairfield

1736 - 2740 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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