12 months
23100 USD/year
23100 USD/year
11310 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Our Master’s of Science in Accounting program at Binghamton University provides a generalist, hands-on approach to accounting that emphasizes conceptual understanding, analytical methods and logical reasoning. 


The Accounting program at Binghamton University is designed to help meet the necessary 150 credit hour requirements for CPA certification and licensure. Our program has an increasing focus on new technical skills and proficiencies to help students meet the demands of an accounting industry that is constantly evolving.

A broad range of courses are available in auditing and assessment, as well as financial and managerial accounting. You can also choose to pursue an academic concentration in Taxation. In addition to the required coursework, students may choose electives from the Master of Business Administration (MBA) program to enrich their course of study.

Binghamton University's School of Management holds a separate accounting accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International. Fewer than 25 percent of AACSB-accredited institutions have this distinction.

Internships, research opportunities and more

Internships, research opportunities and more

As the accounting industry continues to evolve, students will need new technical skills and proficiencies to successfully navigate their career. Utilizing case studies and software such as Visio, SAP, Alteryx, Tableau and Mathematica, our courses integrate best practices from growing areas and give students the opportunity to get hands-on experience with:

  • Data analysis and visualization
  • Programming (such as Python and R)
  • Blockchain
  • Cybersecurity
  • Decision making using real-world datasets
  • Constrained optimization problems

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Financial Accounting Theory
  • Auditing and Managerial Accounting Theory
  • Individual Tax
  • Advanced Accounting Theory
  • Financial Accounting Theory
  • Auditing and Managerial Accounting Theory
  • Ethical Issues in Business

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


32 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

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  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online graduate degree application with graduate degree application fee
  • Transcripts from each college or university that you have attended
  • Personal statement of no longer than one page describing your reasons for pursuing graduate study, your career aspirations, your special interests within your field, and any unusual features of your background that might need explanation or be of interest to the graduate admissions committee
  • Résumé or curriculum vitae
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • GRE or GMAT scores are accepted, but not required
  • A 3.0 GPA over your entire undergraduate career
  • A 3.0 GPA during your last 60 semester credits or 90 quarter credits of your undergraduate degree, with most courses graded regularly (not as "pass/fail")
  • A 3.0 GPA in a graduate degree, with most courses graded regularly (not as "pass/fail")

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23100 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 23100 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    23100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23100 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11310 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11310 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Binghamton

910 - 1984 USD /month
Living costs

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