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Accounting

American Public University

M.Sc. Online
2 months
Duration
370 USD/credit
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About

The Master of Science in Accounting offered by American Public University System provides you with the theoretical knowledge, practical skills, and research competencies required to address complex accounting issues found in private corporations, governmental entities, public accounting, and not-for-profit organizations. 

Overview

This program at American Public University System extends the knowledge gained in an undergraduate accounting program to enhance your skills in written communication, research, and complex problem solving. No matter your passion, an accounting degree can help you mix that passion into your profession. 

Program Objectives

In addition to the institutional and degree level learning objectives, graduates of the Master of Science in Accounting expected to achieve these learning outcomes:

  • Research and appraise historic, current, and developing authoritative standards in accounting and apply them appropriately to complex financial transactions.
  • Utilize Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) to produce and interpret financial statements for various types of organizations.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the ethical framework for accountants adopted by professional accounting organizations, such as the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA).
  • Analyze, evaluate, and organize financial data to facilitate managerial decision making.
  • Conduct an in-depth analysis of an organization's financial information and provide a written assessment of the results.

Accreditation

This program has been designed in consultation with industry business leaders, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), and has earned additional ACBSP Specialized Accounting Accreditation

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Global Management Perspective
  • Managerial Analysis
  • Quantitative Analysis
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Mathematics 

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 2 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details

Courses Start Monthly

Language

English

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All APU graduate programs require you to have earned a minimum of a bachelor’s degree from an institution whose accreditation is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
  • In addition, you will need to provide an official transcript of your completed bachelor’s or master’s degree showing proof of completion of this required coursework: Auditing: 3 credit hours,  Cost Accounting or Managerial Accounting: 3 credit hours, Individual Federal Taxation: 3 credit hours, Intermediate Accounting: 6 credit hours. 
  • Pre-admission courses must be grade C or better at the undergraduate level; B or better at the graduate level.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    370 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 370 USD per credit and a duration of 2 months.
  • National

    370 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 370 USD per credit and a duration of 2 months.

Funding

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Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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