Public Accounting

The Master of Science in Public Accounting is offered to those who want to enter or advance their careers in the profession of public accountancy as certified public accountants (CPAs).

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Key Facts



MSc (Hons) Public Accounting


Course Credits: 30


Degree Duration

1 Year :

1 Year (Direct Route)

4 Years :

1 year pathway + 3 years degree (major)


Pathways Available

International Year One


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Degree Overview

Our courses integrate advanced study and research in auditing, taxation and financial and management accounting with business courses in the Master of Business Administration (MBA) program. Mercy University offers a supplemental pre-requisite preparatory program for candidates with business or accounting background.

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  • You may incur additional costs in the course of your education at the University over and above tuition fees in an academic year such as laptops, Stationary and additional resources. 

Why Study this Degree

Executive faculty with real world experience

Focused on technical and soft skills to give a well-rounded education not found at other institutions

Opportunities for global business trips to Europe, Asia, and Middle East

Your Pathways

The International Year One is the perfect pathway if you want a undergraduate degree from a UK, EU or US University but do not meet the requirements for direct entry.

The IY1 course provides an intensive combination of first year University subject modules with English language skills.

Following successful completion of the IY1 you will continue onto your second year degree study directly with the University of your choice.

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Discover MercyManhattan

The three-floor campus was opened in 2019, offering high-tech spaces and facilities across 95,000 square feet to make your study at Mercy University an amazing experience. With easy access to transit around Manhattan, and further, it’s quick and easy to get to campus. It’s truly the bustling heart of business, culture and education on the US eastern seaboard.