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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), Taxation 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 tax preparation, compliance, and research skills.

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, and 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.
  • Account Auditor
  • Accounting Professor
  • Bank Compliance Officer
  • Bank Examiner
  • Business Administration Professor
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • City Collector
  • Credit Assessment Analyst
  • Credit Risk Analyst
  • Field Auditor
  • Financial Accountant
  • Financial Auditor
  • Financial Compliance Examiner
  • Income Tax Preparer
  • Internal Revenue Agent
  • Marketing Professor
  • Revenue Collector
  • Tax Compliance Officer
  • Tax Investigator
  • Tax Specialist
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