The master of science in accounting degree program provides a tailored educational experience that encourages:
- A globally oriented, interdisciplinary focus
- A balanced conceptual and pragmatic approach
- Development of written and oral communication skills
- Refinement of research and analytical skills that results in enhanced decision-making abilities
- A commitment to lifelong learning
The accounting program is a leader in developing the professional skills needed to deliver the core services the Institute of Certified Public Accountants identifies as fundamental to the future of the profession. Students are offered a choice among seven concentrations that relate to these core services, including financial planning and analysis, assurance services, taxation services, international services, management consulting, software management and information management.
School: Naveen Jindal School of Management
Catalog page: MS
Other program information:
The University of Texas at Dallas now offers this degree program at the Collin Higher Education Center (CHEC) in McKinney.
Degree requirements: Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in the United States, or its equivalent, as determined by the dean of graduate studies
Test score required: Yes
Competitive GMAT (GRE also accepted) score that is less than 5 years old. International applicants must submit a TOEFL score of at least 80 on the Internet-based test that is less than 2 years old.
Letters of recommendation: 3
Applicants must submit three letters of recommendation from individuals who can judge the candidate’s probability of success in graduate school. Use the completed Request for Recommendation form. Letters of recommendation may be sent directly to the program.
Resume required: Yes
Admissions essay required: Yes
Deadlines: University deadlines apply. Applications completed by March 1 will be considered for financial support. International applications are due May 1 and all U.S. applications by July 1.
Accounting Program Contact
800 W. Campbell Road SM20
Richardson, TX 75080-3021
Management accounting in public or private sector, financial planner, financial analyst, software management, accountant/auditor, and other careers in taxation and auditing services.
See Bureau of Labor Statistics for detailed salary information on these careers. Another great resource is the Occupational Outlook Handbook.