MS in Accounting

Prepare for a career in public accounting, industry, government, or not-for-profit organizations.

  • Part-time online or full-time on campus
  • 30 hours for Accounting majors; 42 hours for non-Accounting majors
  • A tax concentration is available for students interested in specializing in taxation accounting.
  • A financial reporting and assurance concentration is available for students interested in specializing in areas such as corporate financial reporting and analysis, assurance services, and consulting.
  • Our CPA exam pass rates are above the national average, and we offer intensive CPA review courses to help students prepare.
  • The program is flexible and can be customized to meet your career goals.
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Prepare for a career in public accounting and industry, including qualifications to become a Certified Public Accountant.

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downloadThe Bryan School of Business and Economics holds dual accreditation in business and accounting from the AACSB – a distinction held by only 1% of business schools in the world.

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