Florida Gulf Coast University

College of Business

Accounting and Taxation M.S.

Address:

10501 FGCU Boulevard, South

Fort Myers, FL 33965

United States

Phone:

239-590-7988

Fax:

1-239-590-7843

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Accounting and Taxation M.S.

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The program focuses on advanced technical competence in accounting and/or taxation, the effective use of technology in research and practice, effective communications with colleagues, clients and other stakeholders of diverse backgrounds, ethical responsibilities, and the development of life-long learning skills to maintain professional competence. Students may select either an accounting or tax track. The accounting track includes courses in accounting theory, international accounting, and accounting information systems. The tax track includes coverage of entity taxation, international taxation, tax research, and the taxation of estate and gifts.

Accreditation:

Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities

International Student Requirements:

International students must have a satisfactory score on the TOEFL exam (minimum score of 550 paper-based, 213 computer-based, or 79 internet-based for international students from countries where English is not the primary language). A regionally accredited undergraduate degree An official copy of all academic transcripts and GMAT scores One of the following: minimum 3.0 GPA in upper division coursework (last 60 credit hours) or a score of 500 or higher on the GMAT Total points of 1050 (GPA x 200 + GMAT) with a GMAT score of at least 450 Earned 18 credit hours of upper division (3000-4000 level) accounting courses, and 27 credit hours of general business courses, with at least 12 credit hours at the upper division (3000-4000 level)

Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: 30

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 371.92 USD

In State Tuition (per year): 6500 USD

Out State Tuition (per year): 12400 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Fringe Rural Area

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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