Master of Science in Accounting

Propel Your Accounting Career to the Next Level

Propel your accounting career to the next level with the Master of Science in Accounting at Franklin Pierce University.

Coursework prepares you for various professional certifications, such as Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Management Accountant (CMA), and Certified Internal Auditor (CIA). You will work directly with professors to develop content-level expertise in the areas of accounting, management, communications, and finance.

With classes offered 100% online, you can create a course of study that is flexible with your life. You may also chose to study on a full or part-time status.

Graduates are prepared to join every sector of the economy, including public accounting, business and industry, healthcare, and government.

Admission to the Program

You must have a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university, generally with a CGPA of 2.8 or greater on a 4.0 scale. Acceptance to the program requires successful completion of the following undergraduate accounting coursework*:

Successful completion is defined as having a CGPA of 2.8 or greater, with no grade below a C, in the pre-requisite accounting courses. 

*Applicants who have not taken one or more of the pre-requisite undergraduate accounting courses, but who have substantially mastered the applicable accounting competencies by other means, such as professional experience, may prepare documentation of how these pre-requisite courses have been met at the time of application. This documentation will be reviewed for consideration of waiver of one or more pre-requisite courses.

Detailed admission and acceptance criteria are listed in the Academic Catalog.

Application Requirements

Complete an admissions portfolio which consists of:

Want to Know More?

Download the MS in Accounting Program SheetDownload an MS in Accounting program sheet to view on-screen or print, or view the College of Graduate and Professional Studies Academic Catalog for specific degree requirements and course information.

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