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Accounting, MACC

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #201 (WUR) Miami, FL, United States
The UM Master of Accounting (MAcc) program offers the high degree of concentration in financial and managerial accounting, auditing and systems demanded of accounting professionals in public accountancy and industry today.

Overview

The UM Master of Accounting (MAcc) program offers the high degree of concentration in financial and managerial accounting, auditing and systems demanded of accounting professionals in public accountancy and industry today. It is among just a handful of such programs across the nation to be fully accredited by AACSB International, the leading accrediting body for business schools worldwide.

The MAcc program is ideal for those who seek employment with public accounting firms as auditors, or with industry or government as accounting and information specialists. Emphasis is placed on the development and ongoing evolution of generally accepted accounting principles and auditing standards, product costing trends and issues and familiarization with computer information systems as an important tool of the accounting professional. Students can complete the MAcc program in two semesters of full-time study.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

    Principles of Financial Accounting
    Managerial Accounting
    Accelerated Principles of Financial Accounting
    Accelerated Managerial Accounting
    Accounting for Health Care Organizations

For more information, please visit the programme website.

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:

    97

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  • Minimum required score:

    600

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3.4

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3.4 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).

  • This programme does not recognise GRE® scores.

    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.

General Requirements

• Complete the online application

• Official Transcripts

?• Send official Test Scores: Test scores will only be accepted if they are submitted directly from the testing agency

• Complete the School Report

• Letter or Recommendation

• Conduct updates, if applicable

?• Special Programs may require additional requirements like a portfolio or/and schedule and audition

• If applicable, submit your financial aid documents

• For international students only: Submit official test scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2100 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2100 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    2100 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2100 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Miami

  • 1508 - 2610 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Through the generosity of alumni and friends of the University of Miami School of Business Administration, certain endowed and annual scholarships are made available to graduate students enrolled in Accounting-related degree programs. Donors have established endowed scholarships in perpetuity; annual scholarships depend upon annual funding from donors.Donor scholarships are for the purpose of recruiting, retaining or recognizing students of high academic merit. For certain donor scholarships, financial need is an additional consideration. The number and amount of scholarship awards may vary from year to year.Donor scholarships are generally awarded to full-time students. However, due to the “fifth year” educational requirement to qualify for CPA certification, part-time graduate students enrolled in an accounting-related degree program may be considered for donor scholarships administered by the Department of Accounting. The following is a list of the Department scholarships available:

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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