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Accountancy, M.Acc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #571 (QS) , VT,
The Accountancy program offered by University of Vermont emphasizes auditing, financial reporting, and tax research strategies and techniques combined with effective business writing and professional presentation skills. 

About

In the Accountancy program offered by University of Vermont, students work closely with their academic advisor to design a course of study that best suits their future career objectives and prior coursework.

Most classes are scheduled during the day, generally in 3 hour blocks of time. All accounting classes are taught by full-time faculty members, many of whom have been recognized for excellence in teaching. The program incorporates guest speakers and career building skills to enhance the connection between the classroom and future careers.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Individual Tax
  • Corporate Tax
  • Tax Research
  • Pass-Through Entities
  • Accounting Information Systems
  • Auditing
  • Forensic Accounting & Auditing
  • Advanced Topics in Mgt. Accounting
  • Current Topics in Financial Reporting
  • Governmental & NFP Accounting 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    90

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.75

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.75 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).

You only need to take one of these tests:

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

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    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test 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.

  • You need the following GMAT score:

    Required score: 500

    The GMAT - or Graduate Management Admission Test - is a frequent requirement for admission at management and business schools across the world. The GMAT score ranges between 200 and 800 and measures the verbal and quantitative reasoning of test-takers.

General Requirements

PREREQUISITE COURSES
  • Mathematics
  • Macro Economics
  • Micro Economics
  • Business Statistics
  • Principles of Financial Accounting
  • Principles of Managerial Accounting
  • Intermediate Accounting 1
  • Intermediate Accounting 2
Students with undergraduate business degrees have likely completed most of the 8 prerequisite requirements. All applicants must complete the first six prerequisite courses prior to beginning the program. Students may complete Intermediate Accounting 1 and 2 as part of the MAcc program. This adds six (6) credits hours to the 30-hour program. Students choosing this option will complete the program in two years.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1674 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1674 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    644 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 644 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Burlington

  • 1269 - 1890 USD/month
    Living Costs

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