Yeshiva University

12 months
1200 USD/credit
1200 USD/credit
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The Syms Master of Science in Accounting program is an evening-only program that can be completed in one year, if taken full time.  


Located in midtown Manhattan, the program allows our students the ability to attend classes while also being able to pursue employment opportunities.

Our program is for those who have either majored in accounting or have a degree in another business discipline and wishes to become a certified public accountant.

The program is offered by the Syms School of Business at the Beren Campus of Yeshiva University. Classes are held two nights a week, from 5:45 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Four classes are offered each fall and spring semesters with additional classes offered in the summers to allow students to complete all requirements for the degree and also for those who may need extra coursework in accounting to fulfill New York State credit and content area educational requirements. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Accounting Information Systems
  • Advanced Taxation: Contemporary Topics in Tax
  • Advanced Taxation: Deferred Compensation and Employee Benefits
  • Business Ethics
  • Business Leadership

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 12 months
    • Flexible

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36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or another business discipline (finance, marketing, management or economics)
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 and GMAT score of 500*
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Résumé

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1200 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1200 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1200 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1200 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.


Students who are requesting financial aid must file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

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