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Accounting, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 30 months
    Duration
University rank #159 (BCR) Online
The UAB Collat School of Business and UAB Online are working together to offer you this Master’s Degree in Accounting. The UAB Online Accounting Program ranks 7th in the nation! Accountants fulfill an essential role in business. Communicating relevant financial accounting information and providing reliable financial reports have become a vital component in achieving successful business endeavors.

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The UAB Collat School of Business and UAB Online are working together to offer you this Master’s Degree in Accounting. The UAB Online Accounting Program ranks 7th in the nation!

Accountants fulfill an essential role in business. Communicating relevant financial accounting information and providing reliable financial reports have become a vital component in achieving successful business endeavors.

For those looking to acquire the essential knowledge and practical skills needed to build a career as an accounting professional, or supplement existing experience through advanced study, the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Collat School of Business Online Accounting Degrees offer streamlined curricula and a high-quality, practice-oriented educational experience

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Accounting 
  • Financial Accounting
  • Accounting Information Systems
  • Cost Accounting
  • Income Taxation
  • Business Law for Accountants
  • Governmental and Not-for-Profit Accounting
  • Advanced Financial Accounting
  • Current Topics in Financial Accounting
  • Corporate Governance 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 30 months
    • Intensity 20 hrs/week
  • Credits
    54 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
    • Time flexibility
      Fully structured
    • Attendance
      No Attendance
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request
    • Student interaction
      Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions), Online group works/assignments

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.25

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.25 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Submit transcripts and degree statement
  • Submit standardized test scores
  • Submit English proficiency test scores
  • Submit Citizenship/Immigration documents
  • Pay application fee
  • Complete Application Checklist
  • Identify three individuals to write recommendation letters
  • Submit personal essay
  • Submit resume/CV

                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!

                Tuition Fee

                • International

                  1030 USD/credit
                  Tuition Fee
                  Based on the original amount of 1030 USD per credit and a duration of 30 months.
                • National

                  1030 USD/credit
                  Tuition Fee
                  Based on the original amount of 1030 USD per credit and a duration of 30 months.
                • In-State

                  450 USD/credit
                  Tuition Fee
                  Based on the original amount of 450 USD per credit and a duration of 30 months.
                We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

                Funding

                Enjoy the rewards of your hard work and talents. UAB has a number of resources to support you financially while you study:

                UAB International Scholarship for First Year Students (Freshmen Only)

                UAB International Baccalaureate Scholarship (Freshmen Only)

                UAB Honors College Scholarship

                College of Arts and Sciences Scholarships

                Collat School of Business Scholarships

                American Association of University Women

                Rotary Foundation Scholarships

                The World Bank Scholarships and Fellowships Program

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