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Professional Accounting

The University of Texas at Arlington

12 months
23486 USD/year
23486 USD/year
11044 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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The objective of the Professional Accounting degree offered by The University of Texas at Arlington is to prepare students for professional careers in the public, private, or governmental sector. 


As a part of this objective, these programs are designed to provide the educational background to become a Certified Public Accountant or to attain other professional certifications. 

The Professional Accounting degree offered by The University of Texas at Arlington, appropriate for students without significant prior study in accounting, is also designed to provide an understanding of selected fields such as management, finance, economics, and business law. The MS in Accounting and MS in Taxation are more specialized degrees which build on the individual's prior background in accounting and business-related subjects.


  • Partner in an international accounting or consulting firm
  • Corporate controller
  • Chief financial officer
  • Director of internal auditing
  • Financial planner
  • Commercial lender 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Professionalism in Accounting
  • Financial Accounting 
  • Principles of Federal Income Tax
  • Accounting Systems Analysis
  • Auditing Concepts and Practices
  • Research in Accounting Issues
  • Accounting for Management Planning and Control

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


43 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants who require committee review are considered for admission using the following factors, with no single factor used as the primary criterion for making admission decisions.

  • Undergraduate and graduate GPA (overall, major, and last 60 hours) and program accreditation status of the applicant's degree granting institution;
  • Score on the GMAT (including separate scores on the verbal and quantitative portions);
  • Applicant's professional work experience and professional certification/licensure; and
  • Letters of reference and personal statement provided by the applicant.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23486 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23486 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    23486 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23486 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11044 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11044 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Texas City

882 - 1634 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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