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MS in Accounting/MBA Dual Degree

A fast-track to an accounting career.
For those that didn't plan on one.



Allison Hammerly used her Liberal Arts background and the MSA/MBA to launch a career in public accounting.

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Our MS in Accounting/MBA is specifically designed to get non-accounting majors CPA ready and started on a new career. We offer a robust, accelerated curriculum that delivers the insight and expertise you need, in just 15 months.

2 Degrees in 15 Months to Become CPA Ready

  • Earn an MS in Accounting and an MBA and become qualified to sit for the CPA exam after just 15 months with no prior accounting experience required
  • Curriculum approved by the Massachusetts Board of Public Accountancy provides comprehensive preparation to be successful on the CPA exam and beyond

3 Month Paid Internship

  • 3 months of in-depth experience at a leading accounting firm during accounting busy season integrated into the 15-month program
  • $15K average earnings for students during paid internships in recent years

0 Years of Accounting Experience Needed

  • Leverage your liberal arts or sciences education into a successful accounting career
  • Employ transferable skills including problem-solving, creative thinking, communications and information technology

History of Success

  • The Graduate School of Professional Accounting (GSPA) has been training non­-accounting majors to become CPAs for over 50 years with a network of over 2000 graduates
  • Alumni have a significant presence in Boston and New York offices of Big 4 and other national firms; including current partners, directors, managers and associates
  • 100% of graduates have accepted full time job offers at Deloitte, EY, KPMG, PwC, BDO or other top firms over the last four years

Transform your life with first-hand knowledge in the field of accounting, enhanced leadership and communication skills, and the confidence to hit the ground running.



Meet Some of Our Alumni

Allison Hammerly
Kirby Sundquist
Michael Quirk
Kerry Pilcher

STUDENT EXPERIENCES » Get more first-hand accounts from those transformed by D'Amore-McKim.

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Upcoming Events

October 18, 2018

Full-Time MBA Program Preview

Join  Alexandra Munroe, Associate Director of Admissions and Lauren Fallon, Asst. Director of the Full-Time MBA for a live webinar to learn all about the D'Amore-McKim Full-Time MBA program and have your questions answered.  Discover why so many professionals in career transition have chosen the D'Amore-McKim Full-Time MBA program to help move their careers to the next level.

October 25, 2018

Virtual Career Fair - Veterans (Yellow Ribbon Programs)

With a solid and proven track record, this dual degree program gives non-accounting majors a rapid and direct path to a rewarding career.

In just 15 months, you will earn your MS in Accounting and MBA. This includes a three-month paid internship at a leading accounting firm, plus comprehensive preparation for the CPA exam through curriculum approved by the Massachusetts Board of Public Accountancy.

What’s more, 100% of our graduates, who have applied for a position at a regional, national, or Big Four accounting firm in the last three years, have been hired.

Our program begins in late May and ends in August of the following year.