Accounting, M.B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • English (schedule IELTS)
    Language
University rank #10 (WUR) , PA,
Accounting methods have a significant impact not only on decisions made by management teams but also on the behavior of investors, creditors, regulatory agencies, consumers, and employees. Through their teaching, research, and professional activities, faculty members in Wharton’s Accounting Department strive to develop the best ways to measure and communicate an organization’s economic activities.

About

The Accounting major helps students acquire the skills to measure and communicate an organization’s economic activities. Accounting is the formal system of collecting, organizing, and reporting the financial data used to make economic decisions. The data shed light on current financial status and liquidity, as well as past profitability and funds-generating capability. Its users include corporate shareholders, lenders, management, employees, research organizations, and taxing and regulatory agencies.

Programme Structure

Courses:

  • Cost Management 
  • Auditing
  • Problems in Financial Reporting
  • Accounting for Mergers, Acquisitions, and Complex Financial Structures
  • Financial Statement and Disclosure Analysis
  • Taxes and Business Strategy
  • Corporate Valuation

Detailed Programme Facts

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

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English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Schedule IELTS

Academic Requirements

Beyond the required courses, students can choose among many electives to structure a program of study to match their interests and career objectives. In particular, students select from full-semester classes and from a set of "mini-courses," which are half-semester classes, approximating one course in a quarter system, that focus on a specific facet of marketing.

Freshman Application Checklist

  • Common Application
  • Penn Writing Supplement
  • SAT or ACT
  • All official secondary school transcripts
  • Two Teacher Evaluations
  • School Report
  • Counselor Recommendation
  • Midyear Report (not required if admitted to Penn Early Decision)
  • Application Fee Waivers can be requested through the Common Application.

Tuition Fee

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    76580 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 76580 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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    76580 USD/year
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    Based on the original amount of 76580 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Philadelphia

  • 1313 - 2290 USD/month
    Living Costs

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