Master of Science in Accounting (MSAC)
Accounting Master's Degree Program
There are many reasons why you could consider pursuing an advance degree in the field of accounting. You may be looking to gain your Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certification, advance in your current position, become and educator of accounting or desire further personal growth.
Our Master's in Accounting program is designed for students to 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 in a CPA credential, our Master's in Accounting program curriculum is designed to put you at a unique advantage. It integrates Becker Professional Education's proven CPA Exam Review.
For over 50 years, Becker has been a leader in CPA review, preparing over 1,000,000 candidates for the CPA Exam. And because Becker’s powerful 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.
Keller Graduate School of Management’s Master of Science in Accounting program* has achieved voluntary accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP, www.acbsp.org), demonstrating it has met standards of business education that promote teaching excellence.
Conferral and Assessment Data
Available for all of DeVry and Keller's ACBSP accredited programs.
*For a full list of DeVry University's business and accounting degree programs accredited by ACBSP, please see the Accreditation page.
All students enrolled in site-based programs will be required to take some coursework online and, for some programs and locations, a substantial portion of the program may be required to be completed online.
A Unique Advantage
Keller's Master's in Accounting degree program integrates Becker's CPA Exam Review into its curriculum.
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
Keller Graduate School of Management offers the flexibility to complete your graduate program both on campus and online, depending on where you live. Our hybrid approach lets you register for both online and on campus courses. This flexibility allows students to balance work and life while preparing for the future. Program and course availability varies by location.