12 months
1070 USD/credit 32100 USD/year
1070 USD/credit 32100 USD/year
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The Professional Accountancy program from Marist College is an innovative graduate program composed of both in-class and online classes. 

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Key Features

The Professional Accountancy program from Marist College  is designed to provide accounting majors the opportunity to obtain an additional 30 college credits and a graduate degree to satisfy the 150 hours to be licensed as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). Students admitted into the program will take full-time classes up to 18 credits during the summer, with the remaining 12 credits on a part-time distance learning basis in the fall and/or spring. Accounting firms hire accounting graduates to begin their careers in early September.

The MSPAccy is designed to address the requirement by accounting firms that entering accounting professionals have either completed the 150-credit requirement or have completed a substantial portion with a plan in place to complete the remaining requirements. Students admitted into the program in the summer may complete up to 60 percent of the degree requirements prior to beginning their career with an accounting firm, with the remaining credits completed in online classes.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Accounting Research
  • Tax Research
  • Advanced Auditing
  • Economics
  • Business Valuations
  • Analytics Bootcamp
  • Internship in Accounting
  • Ethical Management of Organization

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Unofficial transcript from bachelor’s degree-granting college/university must be uploaded to the application for an admission decision.  Official bachelor’s degree noted transcript will be required upon acceptance in order to matriculate.
  • Current resume
  • GMAT only required upon request from the program director. Applications can be submitted and reviewed without GMAT
  • Interview at the discretion of the program director
  • Nonrefundable $70 application fee

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    32100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1070 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    32100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1070 USD per credit during 12 months.

Health Insurance: $3,275

Living costs for Poughkeepsie

1138 - 2480 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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