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Audit and Advisory Services, MSAA

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #1221 (BCR) , IL,
Earn your graduate accounting degree and complete the additional credits to qualify for the CPA exam with the master’s in Audit and Advisory Services program from DePaul University. 

About

The Program

In the Audit and Advisory Services program from DePaul University, you’ll gain practical, advanced auditing skills to excel in a career in a public accounting firm or corporate internal audit department.

Become a financial data expert. Know what questions to ask and how to interpret the findings. Acquire sought-after skills in

  • Fraud and forensic accounting
  • Visualization techniques
  • Audit and internal audit tools
  • Data analytics

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of accounting information systems
  • Applied statistics for accountants
  • Principles of forensic accounting
  • Internal auditing, corporate governance and internal control
  • Data mining and analytics
  • Advanced it auditing
  • Forensic and investigative accounting
  • Forensic accounting and valuation

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    48 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Submit your online application and the $60 application fee.
  • Submit an essay explaining your interest in the program and your professional goals.
  • Submit a resume that summarizes your work experience and educational background. 
  • Submit your official transcripts from all degree-granting institutions you have attended.
  • Please note that not submitting all transcripts where courses have been completed could impact course waivers.
  • GMAT/GRE: Not required for applicants to this program.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1080 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1080 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    1080 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1080 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    1080 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1080 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Chicago

  • 1297 - 2500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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