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Kent State University

12 months
21952 USD/year
21952 USD/year
11766 USD/year
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The Master of Science in Accounting program offered at the Kent State University is for students interested in specializing in accounting. The combination of coursework in accounting and various business disciplines, provides students with a strong theoretical foundation in accounting, as well as an understanding of the practical applications of the discipline. 


The Master of Science in Accounting program offered at the Kent State University also emphasizes the development of communication, interpersonal and analytical problem-solving skills through the use of case studies, team and individual projects and accounting and auditing computer applications. 

 Students will also meet the education requirements to sit for various other accounting certifications.

Program Learning Outcomes

Graduates of this program will be able to :

  • Take and pass the Uniform CPA Examination.
  • Obtain a position in the accounting profession.
  • Analyze, evaluate and report on complex accounting and economic transactions using the accounting framework.
  • Apply research and analytical skills to solve accounting problems.
  • Analyze the issue, apply an ethical framework and develop a resolution, given an ethical dilemma in an accounting setting.
  • Effectively communicate using oral and written communication skills in a business setting.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Advanced Accounting Systems
  • Corporate Accounting
  • Income Taxation
  • Nonprofit Accounting Auditing
  • Professional Issues and Ethics in Accounting

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

at least one month before the start of the semester of first coursework.


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university for unconditional admission
  • Minimum 3.000 undergraduate GPA on a 4.000 point scale for unconditional admission
  • Minimum 3.000 accounting GPA, if applicable
  • Official transcript(s)
  • Minimum 500 overall GMAT, minimum 40th percentile in verbal and quantitative sections1
  • Résumé
  • Goal statement
  • Three letters of recommendation

Tuition Fee

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    21952 USD/year
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  • National

    21952 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 21952 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11766 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 11766 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Kent

1036 - 1710 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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