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The Master's of Accounting program at Binghamton University provides a generalist perspective and emphasizes conceptual understanding, analytical methods and the use of logical reasoning.

You will learn the most up-to-date accounting theories and analytical techniques combined with opportunities to apply this knowledge in real-world situations.

Highly integrative in nature, the curriculum includes a broad range of courses in auditing and taxation, along with financial and managerial accounting. You will be encouraged to choose from among the many electives offered in the MBA program.

Graduate Degree Offered

  • MS in Accounting

Accelerated Degrees: Accounting BS + Accounting MS; Accounting BS + MBA (Learn more about Accelerated Degree Programs.)

Application Deadlines

Degree Fall Admission Spring Admission
MS March 1 n/a

Admission Requirements*

The standards maintained by The Graduate School and individual departments and programs are applied to ensure that applicants admitted to the University are well qualified and trained to study at this institution and have a reasonable expectation of successfully completing a graduate program, and who, with the benefit of graduate education, are most likely to contribute substantially to their academic or professional fields.

To be eligible, you must have and provide:

  • A bachelor's degree or its equivalent from a nationally or regionally accredited college or university
  • Complete set of your undergraduate and graduate transcripts. At minimum, a 3.0 GPA is required. See details.

All applicants must submit the following:

  • Online graduate degree application and application fee
  • Transcripts from each college/university at which you earned a degree
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement of no longer than one page describing your reasons for pursuing graduate study, your career aspirations, your special interests within your field, and any unusual features of your background that might need explanation or be of interest to your program's admissions committee.
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae (max. 2 pages)
  • Official GMAT scores

And, for international applicants:

  • International Student Financial Statement form (PDF)
  • Official bank statement/proof of support
  • Official TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE Academic scores

View the Admission Requirements page for detailed information.

*This information is subject to change. While we make every effort to keep it accurate and up-to-date, we recommend you contact the department for any program-specific requirements.

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Alesia Wheeler-Wade, Assistant Director MS/MBA Programs

Lynn Faughnan, MBA/MS Accounting Programs Assistant

School of Management Accounting website

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Last Updated: 5/5/15