The Master of Science in Accounting degree program is a graduate professional program designed to provide advanced, specialized training in accounting. The program requires 30 graduate units, with no fewer than 18 in the field of accounting from a variety of courses available through the department. The program allows for 12 units of elective material in the area of business including MIS, finance, and economics. Individualized programs of study are defined by the student and the adviser.
Questions regarding admissions should be directed to the Accounting Graduate Program Coordinator: GradAcctPrograms@email.arizona.edu
The Department of Accounting offers the following programs:
These programs prepare students for careers such as the independent practice of public accounting, controllership, and general accounting management.
Graduate work in accounting is offered for those who strive for a stronger background in business and accounting, and for those who wish to teach in colleges and universities.
The mission of the Department of Accounting is to:
Required test(s): GMAT, Proof of English Proficiency for some international candidates.
Financial aid is limited for Masters candidates. Please refer to our website for financial aid opportunities.
Main Campus Domestic Applicants:
Main Campus International Applicants:
Online Applicants (Domestic & International):
Aside from the strict international application final review deadlines indicated above, the admissions committee continues to accept applications on a rolling basis until program capacity has been reached.
Minumum credits: 30
Minimum accounting credits: 18