The Mona School of Business and Management is the premier provider of academically-oriented accounting education within the Caribbean region. The School is committed to producing masters accounting graduates with well developed analytical and technical capabilities, intellectually adaptive thought processes and an orientation toward life long learning, enabling them to become effective accounting and management practitioners and researchers.
The MSc Accounting programme continues to be one of the sources for the provision of Chartered accountants in Jamaica. The MSc (Accounting) degree is accepted as the final professionalexamination for admission to the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Jamaica. The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Jamaica on its 40th anniversary in 2005, signed a Cooperation Agreement with the University of the West Indies for the continued recognition of the degree as an appropriate programme for the recognition of Chartered Accountants in Jamaica.
The MSc Accounting programme is offered on a part-time and a full time basis. The programme consists of 12 courses; the courses are the same for the full time and part-time programme. The full time programme is 18 months (3 semesters). The part-time programme is 24 months, 6 semesters with two courses per semester, (2 evenings per week from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.) including summer.