Master of Accounting (MAc)

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Birmingham, Alabama, USA
Master of Accounting (MAc)
Duration1.5-2 Years
LevelMasters Program
  • The Department of Accounting and Finance (ACFN) in the Collat School of Business offers a Master of Accounting (M.Ac.) program that holds separate accreditation by the Association of Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
  • Courses in the program are offered in the classroom primarily in an evening format, with some classes having an online option
  • The program offers year-round internships provide opportunities to explore career options and gain valuable experience
  • Generous scholarship support is also available for students
  • Year-round internships will provide opportunities to explore career options and gain valuable experience
  • Students will study courses like Financial Accounting I, Cost Accounting, Accounting Information Systems, Financial Accounting II, etc
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & fees1432355 INR
Insurance292960 INR
Total292960 INR

Entry Criteria

Class 12thNo specific cutoff mentioned
Bachelors3.0 GPA
  • A bachelor's degree in accounting from an institution accredited by AACSB received within the five-year period immediately preceding the desired term of enrollment (or a bachelor's degree in any discipline from a regionally accredited institution) with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and minimum of B in all accounting courses
  • Applicants who do not have an undergraduate accounting degree will be required to complete up to nine courses (Principles of Accounting I, Principles of Accounting II, Financial Accounting I, Financial Accounting II, Accounting information systems, Cost accounting, Income taxation I, External Auditing, Financial accounting III)  in addition to the classes and will be required to maintain a grade of B or better in the foundation courses
ExamsTOEFL: 80
  • A minimum score of 20 for each section

IELTS: 6.5

PTE: 53

GMAT: 500
  • GMAT is waived for UAB accounting graduates and other students who take all of the foundation accounting courses at the undergraduate level at UAB and meet minimum GPA requirements listed above
  • GMAT waiver for applicants meeting one of the following:
    • An applicant with an undergraduate accounting degree from an AACSB accredited institution and meet the above GPA and grade requirements
    • Applicant completing the bridge program at UAB
    • The applicant with an advanced degree in a business-related field (e.g. MBA) from an AACSB accredited institution
    • The applicant has a terminal degree in another discipline
    • The applicant has a professional accounting certification (CPA or equivalent) which requires continuing professional education
    • The applicant has significant (3-5 years) experience at the executive level

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