An innovative curriculum. Award-winning faculty. Outstanding career guidance.
Our Master's of Science in Accounting (MSA) program prepares students for rewarding careers in all facets of the field, from nonprofit to forensic accounting.
Whether you’re advancing your career, transitioning to a new one, or just starting out, the MSA program will put you on track to compete in a flourishing field—one that’s projected to increase 22 percent in the next decade.
In the classroom
Small class sizes keep coursework interactive.
The faculty is real-world practitioners who bring their diverse experiences to the classroom. And prominent accounting experts from the “Big Four” firms are regular guest speakers.
You’ll have the flexibility to customize your curricula. Students with an accounting background can choose from a range of courses in financial reporting and assurance, forensic accounting, or taxation. And all students select elective courses to supplement their specialty—as well as take part in internships and leadership groups.
Graduates emerge from the master’s program well-prepared for the CPA exam, and, most importantly, a successful career.
- 49% of students participated in an internship.
- #5 Top Accounting Programs of Spring 2015 GraduatePrograms.com
- 94% 50k+ Income After Graduation.
Pragmatic Learning in a Prime Location
With a high success rate for full-time employment, the MSA program sets you up for a job outcome that fits your goals.
Our university's prime location in the nation’s capital offers students access to extensive internship and employment opportunities across the corporate, not-for-profit, and government sectors. Students, whether full-time or working professionals, take full advantage of the strong alumni networks. And career preparation is aided by our well-connected Center for Business Communication.
Whether you want to work locally or globally, you’ll be set up with a network of professional leaders.
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