University of Mississippi

1361 USD/credit
475 USD/credit
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The Master of Accountancy degree is 30 semester hours. Required courses include Income Tax II, Seminar in Accounting Theory, Cost/Managerial Accounting and Auditing Seminar. In addition, four courses are accountancy electives, and two courses are nonaccountancy electives.


The Master of Taxation degree is 30 semester hours. Required courses include Income Tax II, Seminar in Accounting Theory, Cost/Managerial Accounting, Auditing Seminar and Tax Research Seminar. In addition, two courses are accountancy electives, two other courses are taxation electives, and one course is a nonaccountancy elective.

To keep pace with the increasing number of career options in accounting, the university elevated its accounting program to a separate School of Accountancy in 1979. As a subject, however, accountancy has been a part of the university’s curriculum since 1848.

A national leader in accounting education, the School of Accountancy was the first in the state to receive accreditation of its bachelor’s and master’s accountancy programs.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Income Taxes
  • Seminar in Accounting Theory
  • Cost/Managerial Accounting
  • Auditing Seminar

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Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The Master of Accountancy and the Master of Taxation degrees both require 30 semester hours of course work. 
  • Admission to the program is based on the applicant’s undergraduate record and the score made on the Graduate Management Admission Test. Generally, a GMAT score of 450 or higher is required for admissions.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1361 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1361 USD per credit and a duration of  .
  • National

    475 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 475 USD per credit and a duration of  .


A limited number of graduate teaching assistantships are available for qualified graduate students. An assistantship qualifies the student for the Tuition Scholarship. Nonservice fellowships, in addition tothe preceding financial assistance, are also awarded by the Graduate School to candidates meeting its criteria for excellence. There is no separate application form for assistantships and scholarships. All students admitted are considered for such aid.

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