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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.

MSA/MBA

FROM LIBERAL ARTS STUDENT TO ACCOUNTING DEGREE

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

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THE 15-MONTH MS IN ACCOUNTING/MBA AT D’AMORE-MCKIM

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
Allison
MSA/MBA'16
Kirby Sundquist
Kirby
MSA/MBA'16
Michael Quirk
Michael
MSA/MBA'18
Kerry Pilcher
Kerry
MSA/MBA'07

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.

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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.


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