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MS in Accounting Admissions Deadlines Complete your MS in Accounting application early to maximize your chances of securing enrollment and scholarships. Qualified applicants will be invited to interview with a representative of the admissions committee. Apply by the dates listed below and you will be notified on a rolling basis with your admissions decision. In circumstances where applicants may lack fulfillment of a specific pre-requisite, the program advisor will identify any additional coursework or requirements necessary. Please speak directly with an advisor should you have any questions or concerns.

To Begin Classes in May

MS in Accounting/MBA November 15 Deadline

*Priority deadline for scholarship consideration. Final deadline for international applicants.

MS in Accounting/MBA February 1 Deadline MS in Accounting/MBA March 15 Application Date


An undergraduate degree in accounting or its equivalent is required. In addition, candidates must have taken the following courses:

  1. Financial and Managerial Accounting
  2. Intermediate Accounting (I & II with coverage in U.S. GAAP)
  3. Auditing
  4. U.S. Taxation
  5. U.S. Business Law

Jim Boyer

"Exposure to contemporary topics such as data analytics and forensic accounting creates an environment that encourages candidates to be inquisitive and provides opportunities to fine tune their analytic and communication skills.”
Professor James Boyer
D'Amore-McKim School of Business

Our MS in Accounting Students

Approximately 70 students enroll in our MS in Accounting program each year. Our students are seeking to challenge themselves intellectually and professionally to move their future forward. Classes are taught by world class faculty who are a strategic combination of renowned PhD’s and accomplished accounting practitioners. It’s an empowering environment designed to give you the the foundational knowledge and insight to advance your career to the next level.

51 Percentof MS in Accounting Class of 2019, our most recent cohort, are women

100%have an undergraduate accounting background

3.4 GPAAverage undergraduate GPA



Is the MS in Accounting The Right Fit for You?

MS in Accounting program admissions at D’Amore-McKim School of Business are competitive. Our students are accounting majors ready to enhance their business knowledge and expertise, take on more responsibility, and become a CPA. The MS in Accounting program enables you to achieve academic and professional development and prepares you with the advanced knowledge of accounting and the 150 credit hours necessary to become a licensed CPA. Fusing rigorous academics with meaningful accounting experience, our program helps students build skills that can be put to work immediately.

We are looking for future accounting leaders with the desire to succeed in an accelerated program. We carefully review every aspect of your application when considering your fit with our program. We want to understand your professional and academic aspirations and how these have prepared you for the next step in your career. We want to build and expand our community of tenacious, driven, and committed students who will engage one another, develop new skills, and network with accounting professionals and corporate partners.

Is the MS in Accounting at D’Amore-McKim School of Business right for you? If you are ready to complete a challenging and rewarding curriculum to sharpen your skills and prepare for the CPA, then yes. If you are ready to excel in accounting and achieve your lifelong career aspirations, the answer is yes. If you are ready to launch the next stage of your success, now is the time to accelerate your future with our MS in Accounting.


More Information About MS in Accounting Admissions

MBA Application Details

Application Details

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