University of Pittsburgh

12 months
43880 USD/year
43880 USD/year
31280 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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This program in Accounting at the University of Pittsburgh prepares students for leadership roles in financial accounting and managerial accounting. 


Students in the Accounting at the University of Pittsburgh gain general business knowledge and specialized accounting skills necessary for success. In addition, the program prepares students to pass the CPA Exam, both by covering the content areas of the exam and by satisfying the 150 credit-hour requirement of Pennsylvania and many other U.S. states.

At the University of Pittsburgh Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business, we offer Master of Science programs with razor-sharp specializations in rapidly growing fields of business such as accounting, business analytics, finance, management, and marketing science. Depending on program requirements and your professional goals, you can pursue an MS degree full time and graduate career ready in about a year. Most finish in 9-12 months. Or, if you’re a working professional, you can attend classes part time—both on campus and online alongside MBA students—and advance your career in just two years. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Forensic Accounting
  • Strategic Cost Management
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Business Law
  • Individual Tax Accounting and Planning
  • Corporate Tax Accounting and Planning

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online application
  • Application fee of $50
  • Official transcripts
  • Report of the results of the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) 
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • International applicants must also submit the following: (a) official academic records accompanied by notarized English translations, including diplomas for degrees earned; (b) test scores on the TOEFL, Duolingo English Test, or the IELTS (required of applicants whose official native language is not English even if English was the medium of instruction in the foreign schools attended by the applicant). 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    43880 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 43880 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    43880 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 43880 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    31280 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31280 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.


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