University of Central Florida

College of Business Administration

Accounting

Address:

University Tower, Room 320

PO Box 160112

Orlando, FL 32826

United States

Phone:

1-407-823-5728

Fax:

1-407-823-2252

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S. - Accounting, Ph.D - Business Administration; Accounting

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Kenneth G. Dixon School of Accounting offers a Master of Science in Accounting (MSA) and a Ph.D. Program in Business Administration with a major in Accounting. The Master of Science in Accounting (MSA) degree program prepares individuals for careers as professional accountants and consultants in public accounting, financial institutions, government, industry, and nonprofit organizations. The MSA degree, along with the appropriate prerequisite work from an undergraduate degree in accounting, satisfies the education requirements to become a licensed CPA in the state of Florida. The objective of the Accounting track in the Business Administration PhD program is to prepare students for academic careers in higher education and management careers within profit and nonprofit organizations. Success in the program is judged by the student’s understanding of the issues and methodologies essential to the advancement of knowledge.

Accreditation:

The University of Central Florida is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award degrees at the associate, baccalaureate, master's, specialist and doctoral levels. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call (404) 679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of the University of Central Florida. All of our undergraduate and graduate programs are accredited by AACSB International- The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

International Student Requirements:

In order to enroll in graduate classes, students must have obtained a baccalaureate or higher degree, prior to the start of the term for which the student is admitted, from a regionally accredited institution or from a recognized foreign institution. International students are not eligible for nondegree/certificate status unless they hold an eligible visa. Additional information regarding immigration processes and transition to the UCF community is available from the International Services Center: www.intl.ucf.edu. International applicants are encouraged to begin the application process early. Also, international applicants should ensure all supporting documents, including those required to issue an I-20, are received by the stated application deadline. Only official documentation is accepted and it is the student's responsibility to submit all documents by the application deadline.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

In State Tuition (per year): 0 USD

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 40,000+

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