University of Virginia

McIntire School of Commerce

M.S. in Accounting


UVa Health System #800717

PO Box 800738

Charlottesville, VA 22908

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S. - Accounting - Tax Consulting or Financial Reporting & Assurance

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The M.S. in Accounting program is a one-year, 30-credit-hour program that allows you to specialize in either Financial Reporting and Assurance or Tax Consulting. The program creates distinctive, long-lasting value for its graduates. As a program participant, you gain understanding of why current rules and practices might exist, as well as when an how to apply them. You become adept at working in a team-based environment and you refine your executive communication and presentation abilities. Most of all, you gain a broad set of skills that help you become an insightful, well-rounded person, as well as a key contributor to your organization and profession. McIntire faculty members are respected as top researchers and leading thinkers in their fields. Above all, they are creative and inspirational educators who are deeply committed to your professional success. They challenge you to become actively engaged in class discussions, team-based exercises, case studies, and presentations in order to hone your problem-solving and communication skills. And through professional networking, they invite senior partners and executives into the classroom to present you with complex business dilemas that require innovative solutions with a multidimensional approach.


Upon completion of the program, students will have fulfilled the 150 credit hours now required in most states to sit for the CPA exam.

International Student Requirements:

1.Provide an official TOEFL or IELTS score. The minimum acceptable TOEFL score is 100 ibt, and the minimum acceptable IELTS score is 7.0. 2. Provide an official course-by-course credential evaluation of your academic record. This evaluation should include grades for specific courses as well as an cumulative GPA.

Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: 30

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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