Accounting, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 10 months
  • English (book IELTS)
University rank #60 (WUR) , IN,
Your Purdue master’s experience will shape more than your career path – you’ll cultivate your approach to leadership, problem solving, global cognizance, and self-reliance.


Our Master of Science with a concentration in Accounting program is designed to help you achieve fulfillment in your career, wherever your dream job may lead you. Our 10-month program is specially designed to enable you to tailor your master’s experience to fit your career goals.

Whether you want to pursue a career in public accounting, consulting, or within industry, the flexibility we offer allows you to get the graduate-level educational experience you need to be successful. Pair this with the ability to pursue CMA certification throughout your studies and readiness to take the CPA exam immediately upon graduation, and you’ll appreciate the significant value in this one year master’s program.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Advanced Auditing and Professional Practice
  • Business Law for Accountants
  • Communications for Accountants
  • Accounting Information Systems
  • Government/Not-for-Profit Accounting
  • International Accounting
  • Forensic Accounting
  • Experiential Learning in Taxation
  • Consulting with Not-for-Profits

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 10 months
  • Credits
    30 credit hours alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    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:


    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

In its individual review of each applicant, Purdue considers the following factors:
  • High school course expectations
  • Overall grades in academic coursework
  • Grades related to intended major
  • Strength of student's overall high school curriculum
  • Trends in achievement
  • Class rank
  • Overall grade point average
  • Core grade point average (English, academic math, laboratory science, foreign language, social studies)
  • SAT or ACT score sent from the testing agency. Test scores must be sent electronically from the testing agency. When registering to take one of these tests, take advantage of the free reporting option to have the testing agency send your scores directly to Purdue (SAT School Code: 1631; ACT School Code: 1230). A writing score from one of these tests is not required.
  • Ability to be successful in intended major
  • Essay
  • Personal background and experiences
  • Information provided by high school guidance counselor (or other school administrator)
  • Time of year the student applies
  • Space availability in the intended program

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    41994 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 41994 USD per year and a duration of 10 months.
  • National Applies to you

    23032 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23032 USD per year and a duration of 10 months.
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