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 school. The program allows for 12 units of elective material in the area of business including business analytics, MIS & information security, finance, healthcare management, and marketing. 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.colorado.edu
The School of Accountancy 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 School of Accountancy is to:
Students in the MSA program must complete at least 18 units of graduate accounting coursework and up to 12 units of non-accounting electives. A minimum 3.0 GPA is required in the program, with no course grades below a C.
Students must choose a minimum of 9 of their accounting units from the following core courses:
Students must choose an additional 9 units from the courses above or below:
*Classes may only be taken if not previously taken in undergraduate studies
See required coursework
Please refer to the Graduate Student Handbook for students who are pursuing this program of study.
We do not accept terminal masters, all applications must be for the PhD program
Required test(s): GRE
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Domestic & International Applicants
International applicants will not be considered for conditional admission by this program.
The GRE Institution Code for The Colorado Heights University is 4832