Master of Science in Accounting (STEM) atAmerican University , Washington D.C.Kogod School of Business

Course Commencement Date Sep , 2022 View all dates


1 - 2 years (Full Time)

Course Level

PG Degree

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  • Master of Science in Accounting (MSA) program prepares students for rewarding careers in all facets of the field, from nonprofit to forensic accounting
  • Students without a business background bachelors degree will be admitted but will be studying for a longer duration of 1.5 to 2 years
  • The MSA curriculum focuses on various accounting topics - including auditing, forensic investigation, business ethics, information systems and more - to develop the leadership qualities and data-utilization skills you'll need to excel in the industry
  • The MS Accounting faculty uses experiential exercises and integrated projects to teach the principles of business accounting
  • Prominent accounting experts from the Big Four firms are regular guest speakers to the university
  • Students with an accounting background can choose from a range of courses in financial reporting and assurance, forensic accounting, or taxation
  • MSA graduates excel in various accounting, auditing and budgeting roles, including supervisor and managerial positions


  • University Rankings
    • #651-700

      - QS 2022

    • #501-600

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2022

    • #79

      - US News & World Report 2022

    • #653

      - US News & World Report 2022

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 43,48,526
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
InsuranceINR 1,53,884
TransportationINR 1,08,752
Books and SuppliesINR 85,448
Graduate Activity feesINR 4,661
Technology FeesINR 18,643
Sports Center feeINR 10,098
Personal ExpensesINR 1,12,636
Enrollment FeesINR 38,840
Metro U-Pass FeeINR 21,129
TotalINR 5,54,091

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 USD = INR 77.68


Tuition & expenses were last updated on 3ʳᵈ August 2022

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria

No specific cutoff mentioned


No specific cutoff mentioned

  • Applicants must have earned an undergraduate bachelor's degree in a field related to the MS in accounting program.
  • Applicants currently in an undergraduate program are eligible to apply, though an undergraduate degree must be conferred prior to matriculation to the Kogod graduate program.

  • Some programs may include pre-requisite courses that should be completed prior to application, or in some cases, may be completed during the first semester of MS enrollment at Kogod.

3 year degree accepted



Marks - 100/120


No specific cutoff mentioned


Marks - 7/9


No specific cutoff mentioned


Marks - 120/160

Conditional Offer

Not mentioned

Application Process

Step 1: Prepare documents for application

  • A statement of purpose is required. A length of approximately 750 words is suggested
  • The prompt for the statement of purpose is:-
    • Tell us about your decision to pursue a graduate degree or certificate at the Kogod School of Business
    • Please be sure to answer each of the following:
      • What short-term goals do you intend to achieve one (1) to five (5) years AFTER completing your degree?
      • What long-term goals do you intend to achieve five (5) to ten or more (10+) years AFTER completing your degree?
      • How will this degree help you in achieving these goals?

Step 2: Additional documents required

Step 3: Start your online application

Step 4: Application fees for this course

Step 5: Application deadline

Important Dates

Sep , 2022

Course Commencement Date

Scholarship information is not available. You can apply to non-college specific scholarships available for USA.

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