M.Sc. On Campus

Public Accounting

Mercy College New York

12 months
28440 USD/year
28440 USD/year
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The Master of Science in Public Accounting at Mercy College New York is a value-added program that is a registered 150 Credit Hour Licensure-Qualifying Program. 


Upon completion of the prerequisite and requisite courses, you can sit for the Certified Public Accountant CPA examination in New York State. If you, possess undergraduate degrees in accounting or another field, a Master of Science in Public Accounting at Mercy College New York is for you, especially if you want to be a public accountant or if you're a professional accountant who wants to meet the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) 150 Credit Hour curriculum criteria.

Graduates of the MS in Public Accounting Program who aspire to become CPAs will satisfy the New York State licensure requirement with one year of appropriate professional work experience. 

The M.S. in Public Accounting will prepare you for employment in a dynamic profession. 

Our program is perfect for you if you wish to enter or advance your career in the profession of:

  • public accountancy
  • industry
  • government
  • not-for-profit organizations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Global Financial Stmt Analysis
  • Contemporary Issues Auditing
  • Adv Acct Theory & Applications
  • Adv Business Entity Taxation
  • Cost Mgmt Advncd Contrlrshp
  • Fraud Examination
  • Corporate Financial Policy
  • Corp Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Marketing Systems
  • Communication Processes
  • Managerial Economics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Letters of recommendation 
  • Personal statement
  • Résumé
  • Test scores
  • Additional transcripts from other colleges or universities

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28440 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 948 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    28440 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 948 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 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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