Sacred Heart University

Jack Welch College of Business

Master of Science in Accounting


Office of Graduate Admissions

5151 Park Ave

Fairfield, CT 06825

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in Accounting

Format: Hybrid

Program Description:

The Master of Science in Accounting (MSA) program, offered through Sacred Heart University's Jack Welch College of Business & Technology, was developed to respond to the growing industry demand. Graduates will learn and develop the fundamental concepts of accounting, effective accounting methods and gain the knowledge and skills essential to pass the CPA exam.

The program is a one year, 30 credit degree, taught in a cohort sequence. New students can begin the MSA program in Fall (September start) or Spring (January start).

The M.S. in Accounting program offers two concentrations: forensic accounting and international accounting.

The forensic accounting concentration will teach students how to apply forensic accounting principles in complex financial transactions such as mergers and acquisitions, bankruptcies and contract disputes. The international accounting concentration is offered in response to the growing demand for international rules as a result of the globalization of business. Students will learn about the latest activities of the International Accounting Standards Board.



International Student Requirements:


Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: No

# of Credits Required: 30

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 965 USD

In State Tuition (per year): 28950 USD

Out State Tuition (per year): 28950 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999

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