Accounting Masters at Syracuse University

    8.3 /10

    The College was accredited grade A by NAAC which was a requirement. I got selected here after a very tough screening process. My application was completed online and I had to pay $75 as an application fee. My academic background was in Accounts. I had completed my Bachelor's in Commerce with Accounts honors where I secured the 1st Class. For this particular program, I needed to be an Accounts Bachelor and also secure a first-class to be deemed eligible.

    Course Curriculum :

    My course has a total of 12 credits with the following subjects-Financial Management Analysis, International reporting and Analysis, Advanced Auditing and Taxes, and Business Strategy. My electives are Principles of Fraud examination and Venture Capital. Newer topics like Environmental Accounting, Forensic Accounting, and International Accounting are also taught.

    Exams :

    My program has 30 credits and it is professional in nature. Apart from my Bachelor's degree I also had to submit my GMAT scores of 520. As an international student, TOEFL or IELTS was a must. I had appeared for TOEFL and my overall score was 100 with the speaking score being 23. I was asked to submit some additional documents like two letters of recommendation, a resume, one essay, and a video component.

    Placement :

    My university organizes seminars, corporate visits, and networking events. They also offer opportunities through participation in professional associations. Placements are offered from top companies including the Big Four. Deloitte, Ernest, and Young, KPMG, and PwC all have recruited our alumni.

    Fees :

    My Tuition fees for the first year were $29,000 and the second year was $19,500. For Books and Supplies is $1000 and for Health Insurance is $1,700. As I am an international graduate student I had to submit a financial statement. I was not eligible for loans or federal grants. I received Whitman School of Management Scholarship which is primarily a merit based scholarship. My university reviewed my application and accepted me for the reward. I did not have to submit an application separately.

    Faculty :

    My faculty is distinguished. Johan Wiklund one of our professors had received the inaugural Fulbright distinguished Chair award. They combine our rigorous curriculum with their practical corporate scenarios to prepare us for our career ahead. They try to inculcate and cultivate creativity within us and also a sense of dedication.

    8.3 out of 10
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