Online Master of Science in Accountancy

A CPA-Driven, Career-Advancing Graduate Program

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Program Summary

The DePaul online MS in Accountancy (MSA) program provides students with a comprehensive understanding of key accounting principles, the technologies that support the profession and ethical and regulatory considerations. It provides hands-on experience in auditing, reporting and other accountancy procedures.

Modeled on the CPA exam’s core + discipline format, the program curriculum prepares students for exam success and long-term career growth. With a blend of core courses and wide choice of electives, students can adapt the foundational skills to their unique interests and professional ambitions. They also have their choice of flexible class formats including fully online, on-campus for select elective courses, synchronous virtual lectures, or asynchronous content at their convenience.

Throughout the program, students engage with award-winning faculty members through live sessions and with their peers through the cohort format.

They also gain access to the Kellstadt Career Management Center, which leverages DePaul’s prime location in Chicago for network building and professional support.

All accepted MSA students automatically qualify for an $8,000 scholarship as part of our commitment to make graduate education more accessible.
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Program Benefits

  • Flexible learning:
    Opportunities for online synchronous and asynchronous learning as well as designated on-campus electives
  • Customizable curriculum:
    Fulfill one-third of the degree through your preferred electives
  • CPA exam prep:
    Get exam-ready with courses that match the evolved CPA format
  • Guaranteed scholarship:
    All incoming MSA students qualify for $8,000 in scholarships
  • No GMAT/GRE:
    Plus, no business or accounting degree needed for admission

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Anu John Kuntharayil

“The curriculum was competitive, the admission process was smooth and the turnaround was quick. I was very impressed. … My favorite aspect of the DePaul community is the people. I value the positive interactions I’ve had with professors, students and counselors”

Anu John Kuntharayil, online Master of Science in Accountancy student
Everything You Need for the CPA Exam
MSA students gain the hands-on skills and knowledge they need to prepare for the most recent evolution of the CPA exam, and most of our graduates pass the first section of the exam as first-time test takers.
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Reach Your Career Goals
From working in the C-suite to opening their own firms, MSA graduates go on to have incredible accounting careers.
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Customize Your MSA With a Wide Array of Electives
Learn key accounting principles through eight core courses and then choose four electives in a curriculum format modeled on the CPA exam. Complete the program in as little as 18 months.
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AACSB Accredited
Our online MSA aligns with the rigorous standards set by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business-International, the highest standards of excellence in business and accounting since 1916.
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Taught by Award-Winning Faculty
Trained to provide a top-tier online education experience, our accounting faculty are award-winning professors and CPAs with recognition from the Big Four accounting firms and academic communities. Students get direct interaction with these experts through engaging live sessions.
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