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Accounting, Bachelor

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Professional development opportunities are available through memberships in student organizations such as National Association of Black Accountants (NABA). Many ex-members of NABA at UMES chapter are currently pursuing successful career paths at major accounting firms and leading corporations. On campus career information sessions for accounting majors provided by leading accounting firms and corporations also provide these opportunities. 

Career Opportunities 

Since collecting, classifying, and analyzing relevant financial information are essential ability for any effective economic decision-makings, accounting that involves financial information collections and presentations does have wide applications. With sound accounting educations at UMES, many of our graduates are in successful careers in major accounting firms, fortune 500 companies, governments, and non-profit organizations. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introductory Financial Accounting 
  • Introductory Corporate& Managerial Accounting 
  • Cost & Budgetary Control 
  • Intermediate Accounting I/ Honors 
  • Intermediate Accounting II/ Honors 
  • Managerial Accounting 
  • Financial Statement Analysis 
  • Intermediate Accounting III/ Honors 
  • Advanced Financial Accounting/Honors 
  • Federal Income Tax Accounting Individual/Honors 
  • Government and Non-Profit Accounting/Honors 
  • Auditing/Honors 
  • Accounting Information Systems 
  • CPA Problems 
  • Forensic Accounting 
  • Independent Study in Accounting 

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • A completed admissions application with a non-refundable $25.00 application fee in U.S. dollars.
  • An official evaluation of all academic records (credential evaluation) from WES, ECE or AACRAO. Please request a course-by-course evaluation including a grade point average (GPA). The evaluation should be accompanied by an official copy of each academic record.
  • Official scores to confirm English proficiency (IELTS or TOEFL scores). Conditional admission is not offered for applicants whose scores do not meet the minimum required scores below, or for those who do not have scores to submit.  The scores should be no more than two years old.
  • An official copy of the test results from taking either the SAT I or ACT.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15518 USD/year
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  • National

    5312 USD/year
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Living costs for Maryland City

  • 1610 - 2730 USD/month
    Living Costs

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