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  Dec 13, 2017
 
 
    
2016 - 2017 Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Accounting - Taxation Concentration, MS


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Program Code: MS_302B
CIP Code: 52.0301

Program of Study for the Master of Science in Accounting


Admission Requirements: Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university; complete application to the Graduate School ; official GMAT exam scores; undergraduate course work in Accounting Principles, Economics, Statistics, Behavioral Science, and Finance; undergraduate accounting courses in Intermediate Accounting, Cost Accounting, Accounting Systems, Individual Income Taxation, and Auditing. In extenuating circumstances, an applicant may obtain permission to remove deficiencies in course work after entering the graduate program.

To be considered for admission, applicants must meet the criteria for admission to the Graduate School . In addition, the program faculty will give preference to applicants who meet or exceed the following: (Undergraduate GPA x 200) + GMAT = 1100; Minimum GMAT of 450 is recommended. Meeting these criteria does not guarantee acceptance.

Location: On Campus

Course Requirements for the Master of Science in Accounting


Total Required (Minimum 30 Hours)


Required Courses (6 Hours)


Concentration Requirements (12 Hours)


Thesis Option (12 Hours)


Choose One:

With Thesis


Without Thesis


  • 12 hours of graduate electives approved by the Program Director (12)

Other Requirements for the MS in Accounting


  • Thesis: Optional
  • Proficiency: Not required
  • Candidacy: Required for thesis option; awarded upon approval of thesis committee and prospectus
  • Comprehensive: Not required
  • Product of Learning: Not required

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