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Bryant University Graduate

Bryant University Graduate

Bryant University Graduate

Introduction

Set yourself up for success in the accounting profession with the Master of Science in Accounting. Earn your degree in eight months.

The Bryant Master of Science in Accounting provides accounting students with the distinct advantage of cutting-edge knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in today's competitive business environment.

The MSA degree can be completed in as little as two terms and provides the necessary 150 hours required for CPA licensure. Classes are delivered simultaneously in the classroom and online.

Why pursue your MSA at Bryant?

  • 100 percent career placement in national and regional accounting firms.
  • The curriculum aligns with industry best practices.
  • Extensive national and regional alumni networks.
  • STEM designated for students who wish to work in the US upon graduation.

When can I start the program?

Choose from 3 start times:

  • January
  • May
  • September

This is a full-time, 10-course program designed for accounting graduates.

What must my application include?

In addition to the application form, you will need to submit a statement of objectives, current resume, one accounting faculty recommendation, official transcripts from all colleges/universities you have attended, your official score on the GMAT, and your application fee (waived for Bryant alumni). Our GMAT waiver policy is available here.

Are there special requirements for international students?

A TOEFL score is required if your native language is not English or if you have not completed a degree from a program taught in English. In addition, your transcripts from colleges/universities outside the U.S. must be translated into English and converted to a 4.0 scale. Official documentation from an academic evaluation agency indicating that you have earned a degree equivalent to a U.S. bachelor's degree is required. If you are seeking an I-20, you must submit a completed International Student Certification of Finances, I-20 application, or Sevis transfer form.

What is the tax concentration?

Designed for students who want to combine advanced accounting courses with additional courses in taxation. May be completed full-time in two semesters: Summer/Fall or Summer/Summer. Applicants must be (or about to become) a graduate of an accredited undergraduate accounting program. The four required tax courses are Individual Income Taxation; Sales, Exchanges and Other Dispositions; Corporations and Shareholders; and Partnership Income Tax Problems.

Are there prerequisite courses?

Financial and managerial accounting, two semesters of intermediate accounting, advanced financial accounting, taxation, accounting information systems, auditing, cost management/accounting

Outcomes

Top Facilities

On average, our facilities were rated "Excellent" or "Very Good" - 2018 survey of graduates

Accessible Faculty

97% of respondents agreed "Faculty members were willing to work with me." - 2018 survey of graduates

Teamwork

93% agreed the program promotes teamwork - 2018 survey of graduates

Tuition

2022-2023 Academic Year*

  • $3,420 per 3-credit course ($1,140 per credit)

Preparing for MSA Success fee

  • $250

Scholarships

To be eligible for preferred consideration for a scholarship, you must apply by:

  • Fall intake: Submit a complete application by April 30.
  • Spring intake: Submit a complete application by November 30.
  • Summer intake: Submit a complete application by March 31.

Program Admission Requirements

Demonstrate your commitment and readiness to succeed in business school by taking the GMAT exam – the most widely used exam for admissions that measures your critical thinking and reasoning skills.

Download the GMAT mini quiz to get a flavour of the questions you’ll find in the exam.

Locations

  • Smithfield

    Douglas Pike,1150, 02917, Smithfield

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