9 months
57552 USD/full
57552 USD/full
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The Professional Accountancy program at the University of California, Riverside builds a career in accounting through advanced education in audit and assurance, taxation, accounting information systems and ethics.

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The Professional Accountancy program at the University of California, Riverside prepares you with the knowledge required to qualify as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Management Accountant (CMA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) and/or Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA).

Two tracks are offered: Track One is for applicants with a degree or major in accounting and can be completed in 9 months. Track Two is for applicants without an accounting background and can be completed in 15 months.


The Career Development Center (CDC) at the A. Gary Anderson Graduate School of Management is a comprehensive, career-focused resource center for all graduate business students at UC Riverside. Our goal is to ensure that every AGSM student is equipped with the tools necessary to succeed in their internships, job searches and ultimately as business leaders throughout the world.

The CDC staff works closely with all students, individually and in group settings, to customize internship and job search strategies and personalize recommendations to support each individual’s goals.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Professional Accounting and Auditing Research
  • Accounting Ethics and Professional Responsibilities
  • Advanced Taxation
  • Foundations of Auditing and Assurance Services
  • Information Technology Auditing and Assurance

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 9 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The MBA program is open for admission to all eligible students from all undergraduate majors.
  • Quantitative Methods (business calculus, linear algebra, statistics) is a prerequisite to the program. Qualified students who have not taken this prerequisite course may be admitted, but must meet this requirement by completing an inexpensive online course offered by Knewton Alta before classes begin, or complete MGT 403 during their first two quarters in residence.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    57552 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 57552 USD for the full programme during 9 months.
  • National

    57552 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 57552 USD for the full programme during 9 months.

Living costs for Riverside

1100 - 1600 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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