Why earn a master's degree in accounting?

Graduate Application Deadlines
May 15* | Aug. 1
Oct. 15* | Dec. 1
March 15* | May 1

*Priority deadline

UND's accounting graduate program will:

  • Prepare you to sit for the CPA exam. UND accounting graduates consistently beat the national average on the CPA exam.
  • Meet your needs by offering on-campus and 100% online tracks that align with your career background and interests.
  • Help you obtain internships and career placement.

4 Options to Earn Your Accountancy Degree

The Masters of Accountancy is available in four tracks.

  • The on campus Professional Track offers a variety of concentrations valuable to future employers including; data analytics, public administration and organizational leadership.
  • The 100% online Practitioner Track builds upon skills that accounting professionals have already acquired during their careers.
  • The 100% online Fundamentals Track prepares students without an undergraduate degree in accounting to change or advance their career.
  • Earn your combined or accelerated B.A.cc/M.Acc. degree in just five years.

Each track has the same admissions and degree requirements.


Accredited Master's in Accountancy

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UND's Master of Accountancy program is offered by UND's College of Business & Public Administration and accredited by AACSB International and the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Accreditation by AACSB International puts the UND in the top 5% of business schools in the world. Plus, this highly accredited program is ranked #7 as a best online business degree program by Best Value Schools.

M.Acc. Career Outcomes

After completing our program, you'll join a prestigious accounting alumni group that includes:

  • Several university professors and a university president
  • Multiple national partners of Big 4 CPA firms
  • CEO of a top 25 CPA firm
  • Vice President of one of the largest privately held companies in the US
  • Founder of a major publicly traded company

Research shows that M.Acc. graduates are more likely to be placed in many accounting positions and are more likely to be promoted within public accounting than bachelor of accounting graduates.

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Return on Investment

You'll graduate well-prepared for a job and to pass the CPA exam. Perhaps most importantly, you have advocates who will be there for you at any time in your career.

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