Golden Gate University
United States
Master's Degree
Study mode
Full-time, Online
1 year
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Entry Requirements

Degree Requirements

  • Applicants seeking admission to a masters degree program must hold a bachelors degree from a regionally-accredited US college or university or a degree comparable to a US bachelor's degree from an accredited international institution.


  • Applicants must submit official transcripts -- and certified English translations -- from each school previously attended. Examination scores and mark sheets may be submitted if the institutions attended do not maintain transcripts.

English Language Proficiency

  • TOEFL paper-based test (pBT): 550
  • TOEFL Internet-based test (iBT): 79
  • IELTS: 6.5
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE): 57


Proficiency Requirements 

  • Intermediate Algebra
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Financial Management

Advanced program

Core Courses

  • Accounting Research and Communication
  • Introduction to Accounting Standards and Accounting Information Systems
  • Intermediate Accounting I
  • Intermediate Accounting II
  • Accountants Professional Responsibility and Ethics
  • Advanced Financial Accounting Topics
  • Auditing
  • Internal Control Over Financial Reporting
  • Business Law
  • Communication and Analysis of Financial Information
  • Federal Taxation


  • Choose one of the following:
  • General Concentration
  • Forensic Accounting Concentration
  • Taxation Concentration

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