Accounting - Government, M.Sc.

  • Unavailable
    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • English (book IELTS)
    Language
Online
Consider the financial and managerial accounting concepts specific to the planning and administration of public, quasi-public, and nonprofit organizations. Concentrate on the development, design, and implementation of accounting information systems with an emphasis on internal control. 

About

The Master of Science in Accounting program is designed to prepare graduates to pursue mid-level management positions in both the public and private sectors. The curriculum is designed to enrich skills in auditing, taxation, cost accounting, and financial accounting while providing students the opportunity to choose elective courses and a specialization to meet their specific interests and goals. Graduates may be eligible to sit for professional certification examinations, which include the Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA®), and Certified Management Accountant (CMA®) examinations.

The curriculum focuses on:
  • Familiarizing you with overall department management
  • Generating and analyzing accounting data
  • Creating quality improvement processes, compliance strategies, and reimbursement procedures
  • Conducting research
  • Addressing risk management and legal issues

Accreditation

Kaplan University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC).

Programme Structure

Courses Included:
  • Accounting Information Systems
  • Government and Not-For-Profit Accounting
  • Internal Control Assessment and Design
  • Advanced Auditing
  • Ethical Issues In Business And Accounting
  • Advanced Managerial/cost Accounting
  • Corporate Tax Decisions And Strategies
  • Business Communications
  • Economics For Global Decision Makers

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    12 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

    Book IELTS
  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

To apply to Kaplan University’s graduate programs, you must:

  • Submit an unofficial transcript indicating receipt of a bachelor’s degree from a college or university accredited by a regional or national accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
  • By the last day of the first term, you must provide the University with an official copy of the transcript. If an official transcript is not submitted by this time, you will be withdrawn from the University, blocked from reentry, and your academic credentials will be withheld until such documentation is provided.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa! (Unless that chair you're sitting on is in a foreign country...)

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    460 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 460 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National Applies to you

    460 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 460 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Funding

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