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Professional Accountancy

University of Wisconsin - Whitewater

Master On Campus
12 months
Duration
19422 USD/year
19422 USD/year
9706 USD/year
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About

The Professional Accountancy program of University of Wisconsin - Whitewater provides the specific knowledge and skills that employers value. During their careers, professionals with graduate degrees in accounting earn higher salaries and are promoted faster than those with undergraduate degrees.

Overview

Prepare for an advanced career in accounting

The Professional Accountancy program of University of Wisconsin - Whitewater can be completed in about one year; however, students may also take classes part-time if desired. While the program has been designed primarily for students with undergraduate accounting degrees, students with other undergraduate degrees can join the program by taking additional foundation courses.

Customized degree planning

UW-Whitewater offers  more than 40 electives covering the breadth of contemporary accounting and other business-related issues. This allows students to tailor the MPA program to meet their interests and career goals. Electives fall under the categories of accounting, economics, finance and business law, information technology and supply chain, and management. In addition, students may earn a 12-credit graduate certificate in Accounting. The courses in the certificate — which are a subset of the MPA program — provide incremental coverage of CPA content and align with specific sections of the exam.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Financial Accounting
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Accounting Theory & Foundations
  • Individual Taxation
  • Business Taxation
  • Accounting Information Systems

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

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.
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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.
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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
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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).
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Other requirements

General requirements

To ensure a high quality graduate student group, all Master of Professional Accountancy students must have an undergraduate degree from a recognized institution  and meet one of the admission criteria provided below. Many applicants will qualify for admission without GMAT/GRE scores.

Education

  • AACSB- or ABET-accredited degree with a 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Regionally-accredited undergraduate degree with a 3.25 GPA or higher

Work experience

  • Four or more years of professional work experience
  • Two or more years of professional work experience with a 3.0 GPA

GMAT scores

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19422 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9711 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    19422 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9711 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    9706 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4853 USD per semester and a duration of 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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