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Program at a Glance

Program
Master
College(s)
College of Business
Department(s)
Accounting
$369.65 per credit hour
$1,194.05 per credit hour

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The Master of Science in Accounting (MSA), Assurance Track prepares individuals for careers as professional accountants and consultants in public accounting, industry, financial institutions, government, and nonprofit organizations. Students in this program will specialize in auditing and assurance skills used in a financial statement, compliance, internal control, and fraud contexts.

The MSA degree is awarded upon satisfactory completion of a minimum of 30 credit hours, and a final written exit exam. In the total program of study, a minimum of 21 credit hours of the coursework must be completed in accounting, tax, or business law courses. Students, with the assistance and approval of the program adviser, may select other courses that reflect their interests and career objectives.

Total Credit Hours Required: 30 Credit Hours Minimum beyond the Bachelor's Degree

Application Deadlines

Spring
December 1
Summer
April 1
Fall
July 1
Spring
July 1
Summer
November 1
Fall
January 15

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Career Opportunities

UCF prepares you for life beyond the classroom. Here, you’ll experience a wide range of opportunity, like learning diverse skills from world-renowned faculty to networking with top employers across Central Florida to gaining first-hand experience in internships nearby. Achieve your degree and more as a Knight.
  • Accountant
  • Accounting Professor
  • Budget Coordinator
  • Budget Examiner
  • Business Administration Professor
  • Corporate Tax Preparer
  • Cost Accountant
  • Customs Appraiser
  • Income Tax Adjuster
  • Income Tax Advisor
  • Internal Auditor
  • Payroll Auditor
  • Payroll Examiner
  • Pension Examiner
  • Revenue Collector
  • Revenue Enforcement Agent
  • Tax Compliance Officer
  • Tax Consultant
  • Tax Investigator
  • Tax Revenue Officer
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