Binghamton University (S.U.N.Y.)

School of Management



PO Box 6000

Binghamton, NY 13902

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Campus

Program Description:

Our Master’s of Science in Accounting program provides a generalist, hands-on approach to accounting that emphasizes conceptual understanding, analytical methods and logical reasoning. Students may also choose to pursue a concentration in taxation. The program blends opportunities to learn the most up-to-date accounting theories and analytical techniques with chances to apply this knowledge in real-world situations.

The curriculum is highly integrated in current events and seeks to foster skills that are applicable in the modern social and professional context. Students are expected to have strong communication and writing skills and to wish to learn in a collaborative environment.

A broad range of courses are available in auditing and taxation, as well as financial and managerial accounting. Explore the MS in Accounting curriculum for more information. Students may choose electives in the Master's of Business Administration (MBA) program to enrich their course of study. The MS Accounting can be pursued on a full-time or part-time basis.



Binghamton University - SUNY is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. The programs in the School of Management are accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International.

Eligibility Requirements:

To be eligible for graduate study, you must: Provide a complete set of your undergraduate (and, if applicable, graduate) transcripts showing one of the following: You have earned a bachelor's degree (or its equivalent) from a nationally or regionally accredited college or university You are within one academic year of earning a bachelor’s degree (or its equivalent) from a nationally or regionally accredited college or university You are eligible to apply as part of a memorandum of understanding between your current institution and Binghamton University Have earned, at minimum, one of the following: A 3.0 GPA over your entire undergraduate career A 3.0 GPA during your last 60 semester credits or 90 quarter credits of your undergraduate degree, with most courses graded regularly (not as "pass/fail") A 3.0 GPA in a graduate degree, with most courses graded regularly (not as "pass/fail") In consideration of the different grading scales used around the world, each academic department evaluates international transcripts to determine on a case-by-case basis whether they demonstrate one of the above requirements.

International Student Requirements:

International Student Financial Statement (ISFS) form Supporting financial documentation (such as bank statements, scholarship or sponsor letters, etc.) Proof of English proficiency (such as official TOEFL/IELTS/PTE Academic/Duolingo* scores) *In response to the global COVID-19 pandemic, the Graduate School at Binghamton University has temporarily approved the use of the Duolingo English Test as proof of English proficiency for applications to the fall 2020 semester.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Midsize Suburb

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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