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Accountancy (Professional Accountancy), M.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
, NY,
The M.S. in Accountancy (Professional Accountancy) at the Long Island University (LIU) holds the proud distinction of being the first autonomous school of professional accountancy in the nation. The curriculum qualifies students to sit for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) examination in New York State.

About

Courses at the M.S. in Accountancy (Professional Accountancy) at the Long Island University (LIU)   are offered in the blended learning format, which combines the convenience of online learning with the benefits of live classroom discussion and interaction. 

The School is part of LIU Post's College of Management, which is accredited by AACSB International – the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Not-for-Profit Entity Accounting 
  • Advanced Auditing and Data Analytics
  • Forensic Accounting 
  • Seminar in Current Developments in Taxation

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    We have rolling admissions. This means that you can apply up until the beginning of the semester. 

  • 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:

    85

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

A higher score is needed if the overall undergraduate GPA is between 2.5-2.7499. 

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 need the following GMAT score:

    Required score: 400

    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

Applicants to the Master of Science in Accountancy must meet the following requirements for admission.

  • Application for Admission
  • Application fee: $50 (non-refundable)
  • Official copies of your undergraduate and/or graduate transcripts from any college(s) or universities you have attended.
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college with at least a 3.0 cumulative grade point average in undergraduate studies or successful completion of another master’s degree. An applicant who attended institutions outside the United States must hold a degree equivalent to a U.S. bachelor’s degree. An undergraduate major in accounting is required for the M.S. in Accountancy program.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1225 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1225 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1225 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1225 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for New York City

  • 1819 - 3970 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

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