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Accountancy

Shorter University-College of Adult and Professional Programs

Master Online
12 months
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515 USD/credit
515 USD/credit
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Shorter University’s online Master of Accountancy (MAcc) program is offered 100% online and can be completed in as little as 12 months.

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Overview

The program is designed to provide professional preparation for the accounting industry. Many states/jurisdictions now require or will require 150 semester hours of education for obtaining the CPA certification. Shorter University’s MAcc is a 31 semester hour program designed for individuals with an undergraduate degree in accounting or a related discipline.

Program Goals

  • MAcc candidates will demonstrate the ability to research complex accounting-related issues and develop solutions to problems where needed. (Educational Principles IV, VIII)
  • MAcc candidates will demonstrate a deeper knowledge of the accounting industry and of the accounting skills of professional judgment, regulations, reporting standards, International Financial Reporting, Standards, auditing and assurance services, tax services, research, management, and ethics. (University Mission, Educational Principles II, IV, VIII)
  • MAcc candidates will demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing in accounting-related issues. (Educational Principles III)
  • MAcc candidates will demonstrate the ability to effectively utilize computer hardware and software applications commonly used in the accounting industry. (Educational Principles III)
  • MAcc candidates will demonstrate the ability to integrate and apply their acquired knowledge and skills to effectively analyze and resolve cross-functional business issues. (Educational Principles I, IV)
  • MAcc candidates will demonstrate the ability to solve problems and present solutions by collaboration. (Educational Principles III, IV, V, VIII)
  • MAcc candidates will demonstrate the ability to use religious and ethical values in order to maintain spiritual, emotional and mental competencies in the accounting profession and industry. (University Mission, Educational Principles VI, VII)
  • MAcc candidates will demonstrate competency in the discipline content and the desire to become lifelong learners. (University Mission, Educational Principles III, IV, VIII)
  • MAcc candidates will understand the ethical and legal responsibilities of their profession. (University Mission, Educational Principles II, III, V, VIII) 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Financial Accounting
  • Current Issues in Accounting
  • Seminar: Auditing & Assurance Serv.
  • Seminar: Internal Auditing & Fraud

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
2.75 (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.
450 (required)

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
68 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete the online application
  • Submit the $25 application fee
  • Submit all forms and official transcripts from EACH institution previously attended even if no credit was earned or grades received. 
  • Submit GMAT scores.
  • Submit a Personal Statement of Objectives that describes how the completion of the MAcc degree will affect the applicant’s professional performance and career goals.
  • Submit a Resume
  • Two Professional Recommendation Letters
  • Students for who English is a second language will submit a Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).
  • The applicant may include any additional supporting documents that would help the admissions committee in determining the potential success of the applicant.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    515 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 515 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    515 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 515 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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