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Business Administration - Accounting

Rochester Institute of Technology

24 months
52092 USD/year
52092 USD/year
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The Business Administration - Accounting program of Rochester Institute of Technology will help you gain universal business and technology skills that go beyond accounting and financial management.


Accountants serve a strategic role in business that goes beyond number crunching and financial reporting. They provide a foundation for corporate strategy, serve as business advisors, and understand how to leverage cutting-edge technologies. The MBA in Business Administration - Accounting of Rochester Institute of Technology provides a broad-based education of business and technology, while focusing on career skills that can be applied to any business in the world. In addition to gaining the technological skills needed to design, operate, and control accounting information systems–skills that are highly sought after by employers–you also will be prepared to sit for the Certified Public Accountancy (CPA) exam, which graduates consistently score higher on than state and national averages.

In addition to the educational preparation for a career leading to top management, the MBA in accounting fulfills the educational requirements that allow students to sit for the New York State Certified Public Accountancy exam. The program stresses the skills necessary for the design, operation, and control of accounting information systems.

Plan of study

The program offers two tracks, one for students with an undergraduate degree in accounting and one for students who have an undergraduate degree in a field outside of business, economics, statistics, or accounting.

Typical Job Titles

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Management Accountant
  • Fraud Examiner
  • Auditor
  • Government Accountant
  • Tax Accountant

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Accounting for Decision Makers
  • Corporate Financial Reporting
  • Basic Taxation
  • Business Legal Concepts
  • Commercial Law and Professional Skills
  • Operations and Supply Chain Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete a graduate application. 
  • Hold a baccalaureate degree (or equivalent) from an accredited university or college.
  • Have working knowledge of algebra and statistics.
  • Submit official transcripts (in English) of all previously completed undergraduate and graduate course work.
  • Submit scores from the GMAT or GRE. (GMAT preferred for international applicants and those applying for scholarships.)
  • Submit a personal statement of educational objectives.
  • Submit a current resume or curriculum vitae.
  • International applicants whose native language is not English must submit scores from the TOEFL or IELTS exams.

Tuition Fee

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    52092 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 52092 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Rochester

925 - 1350 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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