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Master of Science in Accounting (MSAC)

Accounting Master's Degree Program

Despite slower job growth in other fields, the need for accounting professionals continues to increase.1 If you're looking to take advantage of this growth and streamline your career advancement, our accelerated Master's in Accounting program is designed for you. You could gain a foundation in current accounting issues while exploring coursework relevant to your professional development, such as CPA exam preparation, auditing or taxation.

If you're a CPA candidate, our Master's in Accounting program curriculum, can put you at a unique advantage because it integrates Becker Professional Education's proven CPA Exam Review. Students who prepare with Becker pass the CPA Exam at double the rate of non-Becker candidates.2

For over 50 years, Becker has been the leader in CPA review preparing over 400,000 candidates for the CPA Exam. And because Becker’s proven exam review is infused into Keller’s CPA preparation courses, you can prepare for the CPA Exam and earn your master's degree simultaneously, helping you save time and tuition. Additionally, you can earn academic credits that may help satisfy the sitting and/or licensing requirements in your state. Students must check with their state board of accountancy for eligibility requirements.

A Unique Advantage

Keller's Master's in Accounting degree program integrates Becker's CPA Exam Review into its curriculum. 

1 Bureau of Labor and Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-11 Edition. Employment sub-section:

“In addition to its exemplary reputation in the business world, a key reason I selected Keller was because the program incorporated the CPA exam preparation courses.”

- Shunda Mack, MAFM 2006

Admission Requirement

To be admitted to the Master of Science in Accounting degree program, applicants must provide evidence of one of the following:

  • A Bachelor's Degree in Accounting
  • A Bachelor's Degree with a specialization in Accounting or Finance
  • Successful completion of all parts of the CPA exam
  • A CPA license

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MSAC Graduation Requirements

Total length of the Master's in Accounting program varies based on the number of courses taken per 8-week session. That means that if you take 1 class per session, you could complete your Accounting Master's degree program in as few as 20 months.

On Campus and Online

For those students who need the flexibility of studying online to balance work, school and life, but also want a classroom experience, we offer a mix of both on campus and online learning. Take some courses online and some at a location convenient for you, whichever best fits your schedule.