MS in Accounting

Long Island University, Brooklyn-International Study Centre, United States

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Next enrollment cycle

September 2022

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First Year Course Fee

USD 27,108

Course Accredited By

MSCHE

  • 2 Years
  • On Campus
  • Postgraduate
  • Degree
  • Up to 11% scholarship
The 36-credit M.S. in Accounting is designed for students and professionals who have completed an undergraduate accounting degree and who seek to enhance their technical and professional skills through completion of an advanced degree in accounting.
In today’s complex world, the impact of accounting plays a crucial role in how companies structure business transactions. The M.S. in Accounting provides a body of knowledge of the principles and the doctrines of accounting that prepare graduates to participate in the business decision-making process. Whether working in private industry or public accounting, earning the M.S. in Accounting is sure to increase your value in the workplace or in the job market.

The program, which is registered with the New York State Education Department and the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy, stresses real-world learning that prepares you to become a knowledgeable and well-rounded accounting professional. You will learn from professors who are experienced and respected professionals and who bring their day-to-day experiences to the classroom. In addition, CPAs can earn Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits by enrolling in selected Graduate Accounting Courses.

Enrollment Cycles

  • September 2022

Entry requirements
Graduate
Direct Admission

  • TOEFL (iBT) 79 or 85 (varies by program)
  • IELTS 6.0 (School of Pharmacy)
  • Pearson (PTE) 58
  • Pearson Versant Not Accepted
  • Duolingo Not Accepted
  • Gao Kao English 90 (Post) 100 - 105(Brooklyn)
  • GPA: 2.0 – 2.5

English Language Institute

  • TOEFL (iBT) 56 - 78
  • IELTS 5.5 – 6 Overall
  • Pearson (PTE) 45 - 57
  • Pearson Versant Not Accepted
  • Duolingo Not Accepted
  • Gao Kao English Under 90 (Post) Under 100 (Brooklyn)
  • GPA: 2.5 – 3.0

1-year sequence of the principles of Accounting (or Graduate Financial Accounting)

  • Intermediate Accounting I
  • Intermediate Accounting II
  • Managerial or Cost Accounting
  • Advanced Accounting
  • Auditing

PREPARATION REQUIREMENTS - 3 CREDITS (not counted towards degree)

  • ACC 501
  • Financial Accounting 3.00hrs

ACCOUNTING SPECIALIZATION - 18 CREDITS

  • ACC 501
  • ACC 712 Accounting Information Systems
    3.00hrs
  • ACC 501 ACC 720 Government Accounting 3.00hrs
  • ACC 501 ACC 735 Internal Auditing 3.00hrs
  • ACC 501 ACC 737 Advanced Managerial Accounting 3.00hrs
  • ACC 501
  • ACC 741 Budgeting and Controllership 3.00hrs
  • ACC 501 ACC 742 Financial Statement Analysis 3.00hrs
  • ACC 501, 
  • ACC 142 ACC 752 Advanced Auditing 3.00hrs
  • ACC 501, 
  • ACC 742 ACC 765 Accounting & Reporting 1 3.00hrs
  • ACC 501, 
  • ACC 737 ACC 766 Accounting & Reporting 2 3.00hrs
  • ACC 501 ACC 770 International Accounting 3.00hrs

ADVANCED TAXATION - 6 CREDITS

TAX 716

  • Federal Income Tax Principles 3.00hrs
  • TAX 716 TAX 722 Corporate Taxation 3.00hrs
  • TAX 716, 
  • TAX 722 TAX 723 Tax Planning & Administration 3.00hrs
  • TAX 716, 
  • TAX 722 TAX 724 Partnerships, Corporations, and Limited Liability Entities 3.00hrs

ADVANCED BUSINESS ELECTIVES - 12 CREDITS
Credit and GPA Requirements

  • Minimum Credits: 36
  • Minimum Major GPA: 3.0hrs

Graduate 

Direct Admission (2 semesters - Varies by program) $23,382 - $27,108 

Estimated Room, Board & Fees $16,266 - $19,614 

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