M.Sc. On Campus


Dallas Baptist University

12 months
1177 USD/credit 43549 USD/year
1177 USD/credit 43549 USD/year
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The Master of Science in Accounting from Dallas Baptist University is a rigorous, Christ-centered, 37-hour degree program that focuses on meeting the needs of the accounting profession and provides an educational foundation to sit for the Certified Public Accounting (CPA) exam. 


The accounting profession is shifting to a focus in data analytics and Core-plus-Discipline approach to the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam. It has become more important to have a deep level of accounting knowledge, as well as analytical skills.

Study includes advanced financial and managerial accounting along with taxation, fraud, data analytics, and auditing. Additionally, graduates will be certified in Becker’s Data Analytics and Microsoft Excel Fundamentals.

The MS in Accounting from Dallas Baptist University, along with the prerequisites and a business undergraduate degree, provides students with educational requirements needed to sit for the CPA exam. The program includes 21 hours of Texas State Board of Public Accountancy (TSBPA) approved accounting hours and 3 hours of TSBPA approved ethics hours.

More than an Education

We have a robust network including CPA firms such as Deloitte, EY, PwC, Saville, BKD, and so many more. CPA firms invest in our students by leading seminars in resume writing, etiquette, interview skills, etc. Additionally, we work side-by-side with firms for internship and job placement.

Our faculty have extensive experience, many are CPAs themselves, and genuinely care about their students. You will be mentored, encouraged, and challenged as you learn from dedicated faculty who want to see you succeed.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Financial Accounting 
  • Principles of Managerial Accounting 
  • Survey of Accounting Systems
  • Intermediate Financial Accounting
  • Managerial Cost Accounting
  • Income Taxation of Individuals
  • Auditing

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


37 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • 3.0 GPA + 5 years of applicable work experience
  • OR 3.4 GPA
  • Candidates who don't meet either standard above can apply and mention in the Statement of Purpose, found in the Graduate Application, why they should be considered for admission. 
  • A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Evidence of sound moral character and compatibility with DBU's mission

Work experience

5 years of applicable work experience

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    43549 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1177 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    43549 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1177 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Dallas

1140 - 1925 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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