The Master of Science in Accounting program at College Park is designed for full-time students. The College Park program can be completed in 10 or 16 months depending on your track.  International students who require student (F-1) visas should plan on completing the program in no more than 16 months.  Students, subject to enrollment, select from three tracks:

  • Internal Auditing -- for individuals interested the field of auditing with special emphasis on internal auditing
  • Public Accounting -- for individuals who have only completed the minimum required accounting courses (Managerial Accounting and Financial Accounting); those who have completed multiple accounting courses or majored in accounting should not choose this track
  • Taxation -- for individuals interested in careers in taxation, e.g., tax planning and compliance

For individuals who wish to mix some courses from the Internal Audit and Taxation tracks, a general accounting option can be discussed with you advisor after your admission.

SAMPLE CURRICULUM (30 credits total are required for graduation)

Fall Semester Spring Semester Fall Semester (Optional)
8 or 11 credits 10-15 credits 0-8 credits

Individuals will work with a Program Advisor to register for courses based on their track selection.  The curriculum and length of study will vary based on track offerings:

  • Internal Audit: 10 or 16 months 
  • Public Accounting: 16 month
  • Taxation: 16 months




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