Accountancy, M.Sc. | San José State University | San Jose, United States
9 months
29135 USD/full
29135 USD/full
17255 USD/full
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The Accountancy program is a flexible 30-unit MSc course offered at San José State University designed for both accounting and non-accounting undergraduates who aspire to a profession in accounting.


Coursework includes advanced financial reporting, auditing, taxation, IT auditing and financial statement analysis. The Accountancy MSc program is offered at San José State University.

Educational Objectives

Students with an MSA degree should understand the accounting principles and procedures involved in measuring, recording, summarizing, and reporting financial and non-financial data for business organizations; taxation concepts; auditing and control procedures; and the ethical and legal challenges in an accounting career. They should communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, evaluate information technology, and demonstrate analytical proficiency.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Business Communications and Ethics
  • IT Audit and Internal Controls
  • Data Analytics for Accounting
  • Tax Factors of Business and Investment Decisions
  • Auditing Concepts & Practice
  • Software Applications for Accounting
  • Financial Reporting & Analysis 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 9 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 4-year bachelor's degree
  • A preferred GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Official transcripts from all colleges or universities attended
  • Foreign degree - World Education Service (evaluation)
  • Personal Statement
  • Resume
  • (2) Letters of Recommendation
  • GMAT or GRE scores
  • Interview with the Program Director

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29135 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29135 USD for the full programme during 9 months.
  • National

    29135 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29135 USD for the full programme during 9 months.
  • In-State

    17255 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17255 USD for the full programme during 9 months.
  • Non-resident students pay basic registration fees plus $396 per unit.

Living costs for San Jose

1740 - 3150 USD /month
Living costs

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


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