Thank you for your interest in applying to our Master of Accounting program. We encourage you to begin your application online as soon as possible.

The program starts in May. Our application dates are November 15, February 1, and March 15. Please see our Application Dates page for more details.

The Admissions Committee will evaluate an applicant's:

  • Academic preparation for graduate work
  • Career potential in accounting and in a management position
  • Any relevant prior work experience
  • Potentially unique or individual contributions to the classroom

For more information on how to apply, please visit our Graduate Business Programs Admissions page.

Prerequisites Before Entering Into the Program

It is required that candidates will have earned an undergraduate degree in accounting or its equivalent with, at a minimum the following courses:

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Credits 3
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Credits 3
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Credits 6
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Credits 3
Taxation
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Business Law
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Financial Accounting 3
Managerial Accounting 3
Intermediate Accounting 6
Auditing 3
Taxation 3
Business Law 3

The program advisor will identify additional coursework for applicants who lack a prerequisite.

Northeastern University Scholarship Opportunities


Double Husky Scholarship

Are you a Northeastern graduate who is considering going back to school to earn your graduate degree or certificate? The Double Husky Scholarship helps Husky alumni finance their graduate education by providing a tuition discount of up to 25 percent.

The Parent and Family Scholarship

Are you the parent or sibling of a current Northeastern undergraduate student? Northeastern recently launched a first-of-its-kind Parent and Family Scholarship for parents and siblings of full-time undergraduate day students to pursue part- or full-time graduate degree and certificate programs. To be eligible, you will need to provide the Northeastern University ID number of your son, daughter, or sibling (who must be currently enrolled at Northeastern as a full-time undergraduate day student) at the time of your application.

If you have any questions as you complete your application, please contact the Graduate School of Professional Accounting Admissions Team at 617.373.3244 or gspa@neu.edu.

Program Overview

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