12 months
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About

The Master of Science in Accounting at Grand Valley State University offers an intensive, concentrated learning experience focused on accounting. This specialization is designed for those pursuing certified public accountant certification and careers in public, industry and nonprofit accounting.

Overview

Why Study Accounting at Grand Valley?

  • Vibrant, synergistic relationships with area businesses offer opportunities for collaboration on career development and on community-based projects.
  • Faculty members consult actively with local and national businesses. This dynamic exchange keeps students current and connected through a blend of theory and applied practice.
  • Accreditation through AACSB International, the premier business school accrediting organization, is a testament to quality. Seidman College is regularly recognized as a top business school and students excel in local, state, and national educational competitions.
  • Classes are held in the thriving business community in downtown Grand Rapids, MI.
  • The Accounting program at Grand Valley State University is available to anyone with a baccalaureate degree, including those with limited accounting experience.
The Seidman MS in Accounting (MSA) degree offers an intensive, concentrated learning experience that explores the essential aspects of accounting and permits an in-depth exploration and practical experience in areas within the discipline. This specialized degree is designed for students pursuing CPA certification and careers in public, industry and nonprofit accounting. 

Programme Structure

Courses:

  • Intermediate Accounting
  • Cost Strategy and Decision Making 
  • Accounting Systems 
  • Legal Environment for Business 
  • Managerial Finance
  • Macroeconomics 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, but the fully completed application must be submitted a minimum of 30 days prior.

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Credits

33 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GMAT admission requirements GMAT
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed graduate application
  • One-page essay/personal statement, speaking to your career goals or reason for pursuing this degree
  • $30 nonrefundable application fee (Waived if you have previously applied to Grand Valley this fee)
  • Official transcripts from all institutions of higher education previously attended
  • Official GMAT scores are not required but can be submitted to strengthen admission materials 
  • Official TOEFL scores (if your native language is not English)

For applicants with a cumulative GPA below 3.0 for the last 60 semester hours of undergraduate coursework, the Graduate Admissions Committee considers a scholastic index (SI) for M.S.A. applicants computed as follows:

  • SI = (GPA for last 60 semester hours of undergraduate coursework x 200) + GMAT score.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25509 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 773 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    25509 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 773 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Allendale

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

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

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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