M.S in Accountancy

California State University, East Bay

Hayward, California, USA
M.S in Accountancy
Duration17 Months
LevelMasters Program
  • This program prepares students for entry into the accounting profession. Graduates of the MSA program will have opportunities to pursue a wide range of professional accounting careers in public accounting firms, corporations, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations
  • The MSA program provides students with the 24-semester units of ACCOUNTING SUBJECTS required for the U.S. Certified Public Accountants (CPA) exam
  • The program also provides both the 20-semester units of ACCOUNTING STUDY and 10-semester units of the ETHICS STUDY to satisfy the 30-semester units, part of the 150-semester units, required for CPA licensure in California
  • The program focuses on the knowledge of the U.S. and international financial reporting and auditing standards, taxation, business laws and regulations, and accountants’ professional responsibilities. It also enables students to develop professional communication and collaborative teamwork skills
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & fees1292832 INR
Hostel & Meals981636 INR
Insurance136226 INR
Transportation119454 INR
Books & Supplies73460 INR
Personal expense196723 INR
Graduate Business Professional Fee460533 INR
Total1968032 INR

Entry Criteria

Class 12thNo specific cutoff mentioned
Bachelors2.5 GPA
  • Applicants must hold a bachelors degree with a GPA of 2.5 (out of 4.0)
ExamsTOEFL: 80

IELTS: 6.5

GRE: Accepted
  • GRE equivalent scores are accepted

GMAT: Accepted
  • Results of the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT):
    • Both verbal and quantitative percentages must be greater than 20%.
    • Index score must be greater than 1,050 [Index Score = Upper Division GPA x 200 + Total GMAT]

Additional info
  • GMAT Waiver: 
    • GMAT scores waived if an applicant has passed all four parts of the US CPA Examination
    • GMAT score may be waived if an applicant has completed an MBA degree from an AACSB accredited business school
  • Work experience is desirable, but not required
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