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Degree Requirements

Course Requirements

The Master of Science in Accountancy requires a minimum of 12 courses.

Accountancy Courses (12 required accounting courses)

Business Courses

In addition, students are required to complete the following courses:

ECO 502 , FIN 455 , and  MGT 504 may be waived for students with a prior business degree or equivalent course work.   GSB 500* is required for international students and may be waived for those students with a prior U.S. degree.    

Degree Requirements

 ​1.Satisfactory completion of the 12 required Accountancy Courses and the 4 Business Courses, or equivalent courses, as outlined above. 

2.Satisfactory completion of at least 45 earned graduate credit hours applicable to the degree (waived courses are not considered earned hours).

3.Satisfactory completion of the college residency requirement.

4.All courses for credit toward the degree must be completed with satisfactory grades within six calendar years after the candidate’s first term of enrollment in the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business.  After a lapse of six years a course is expired.  An expired course is not acceptable for the purpose of satisfaction of degree requirements and is not applicable to the degree without the written permission of the program director or the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business. 


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