12 months
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1007 USD/credit 30210 USD/year
1007 USD/credit 30210 USD/year
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About

Develop knowledge of auditing, commercial transactions, consulting, and more through this online Professional Accounting graduate degree program at Pennsylvania State University designed to prepare students for the CPA exam and advancement within their field.

Overview

Increasingly complex business methods, growing sophistication in auditing approaches, new tax laws, and demand for highly technical services require that you have an expanded knowledge base to become an effective, efficient accounting professional. Becoming a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) opens doors to opportunities not only in accounting firms but also across the business landscape. The World Campus online Professional Accounting master's program at Pennsylvania State University helps you acquire the skills to successfully prepare for the CPA exam, and provides you with academic credentials to prepare you for licensure as a CPA.

Careers

The online Master of Professional Accounting degree can prepare you for a career in auditing and public accounting, industrial and managerial accounting, and governmental and not-for-profit accounting. Combining graduate accounting course work with CPA certification can facilitate your entry to careers in consulting and advisory services as well as corporate finance, financial analysis, and forensic accounting.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Auditing Theory and Practice
  • Business Tax Planning Theory and Practice
  • Accounting Information and Decision Systems
  • Strategic Cost Management
  • Professional Responsibilities and Ethics in Accounting
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Financial Reporting
  • Governmental and Nonprofit Accounting
  • Forensic Accounting and Litigation Support

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution or a tertiary (postsecondary) degree that is deemed comparable to a four-year bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution. 
  • Official transcripts from each institution attended
  • GPA and Test Scores — GPA from the final two years of undergraduate studies is required. 
  • English Proficiency
  • References (2).
  • Resume

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    30210 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1007 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    30210 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1007 USD per credit during 12 months.

Funding

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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