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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

February 19, 2019

Everything You Never Knew About a Big 4 Career

Lunch and learn with the Graduate School of Professional Accounting to find out about careers in public accounting firms and how you can get there with our MS Accounting + MBA in just 15 months.  Open to graduating seniors, underclassmen and all majors. 

Registrations and walk-ins are welcome!

February 27, 2019

SLAC; Video Interview Day

The Selective Liberal Arts Consortium provides students with off-campus interview opportunities for post-graduate and internship positions with top employers in many different fields.

March 01, 2019

Webinar: All Accounting Programs Overview

Join the Graduate School of Professional Accounting to learn about our three programs: MS in Accounting/MBA, MS in Accounting, and MS in Taxation.  We will discuss career benefits and which program would be your best fit.

March 09, 2019

Women in Business Information Session

Join a panel of our esteemed Women in Business. The panel will consist of alumni, current students and faculty from our DMSB graduate programs as will highlight the careers, projects and research they have conducted throughout their time in our programs as well as post-graduation. Enjoy light refreshments after the presentation and the opportunity to network with our panel as well as admission’s staff!