Accounting - M.S.A. Download to print
College of Business Administration
Department of Accounting
Room 550, Business Administration Building
The Master of Science in Accounting is for students interested in specializing in accounting. Students take accounting courses with courses in the various business disciplines, allowing them to become well-rounded professionals. The combination of coursework with the option of an internship provides students with a strong theoretical foundation in accounting as well as an understanding of the practical applications of the discipline. The program also emphasizes the development of communication, interpersonal and analytical problem-solving skills through the use of case studies, team and individual projects, and computers for accounting and auditing applications. Upon completion and 150 semester credit hours, students will be considered as having met the educational requirement for sitting for the CPA exam in Ohio.
Minimum 3.000 overall undergraduate GPA; minimum 3.000 accounting GPA, if applicable, official transcript(s), minimum 500 overall GMAT, minimum 40th percentile in verbal and quantitative sections, goal statement, three letters of recommendation, resume and TOEFL, IELTS, MELAB or PTE, if applicable.
GMAT requirement will be waived for recent (within 5 year) Kent State Univeristy undergraduate accounting graduates with a minimum 3.500 overall GPA and a minimum 3.500 accounting major GPA (includes ACCT 23020, ACCT 23021 and all attempts of upper division ACCT courses).
Please refer to the university policy for graduate admission.
Minimum of 30 semester hour of coursework. Additional coursework is required if students do not have an undergraduate degree in accounting.
Program Learning Outcomes
MSA Program Learning Objectives:
- Admissions & Financial Aid
- Student Life
- News & Events