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Get a strong start on your accounting career with hands-on experience, professional connections and first-rate CPA exam prep. Our master’s degree in accounting adds value through its:
Full-time students in the accounting master’s program can gain exceptional real-world experience through Merrimack College’s accounting fellowship programs. In addition to gaining marketable expertise that boosts your accounting career, the fellowships can reduce your tuition by 50 percent or more.
Our master’s accounting degree program has active partnerships with Big Four firms, boutique accounting companies, corporate accounting departments, and other businesses. These relationships enable you to learn from and work with seasoned accountants, acquiring professional polish and building your network.
In addition to building accounting expertise and preparing for the CPA exam, you’ll gain a broad base of business management skills in our accounting master’s program. This unusual feature sets you apart in the job market and prepares you for rapid advancement into managerial and executive roles.
We offer our master’s accounting degree in a range of formats to accommodate all types of applicants. Whether you’re a full-time student, mid-career professional, international student, or military veteran, you can complete our master’s in accounting conveniently and affordably.
Merrimack College is a tight-knit community with a supportive culture. You’ll build strong one-on-one relationships with faculty, who provide mentorship and advocacy to help you get established in your accounting career.
Graduates of our master’s accounting degree program have an excellent hiring record. Merrimack alumni have landed accounting jobs with employers of every size, including:
Because our accounting master’s degree emphasizes well-rounded business skills and hands-on professional practice, you’ll enter the job market with an attractive skill set and a record of proven achievement.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that accounting jobs will grow 10 percent by 2026. Our accounting master’s degree puts you in an excellent position to meet the demand.
“There’s a vast network of Merrimack alumni in the business world, especially in accounting. Every credible firm has someone who got an accounting degree from Merrimack. Even the biggest firms in Boston have partners who are proud Merrimack alums.”
― Tony Daigle, adjunct faculty and principal, Daigle & Associates LLP
Our accounting master’s degree is led by seasoned faculty who combine academic expertise with years of professional practice. They include accounting researchers such as Fang Zhao, Fortune 500 veterans such as Donald B. Levis, and entrepreneurs such as Tony Daigle and Bill Shaheen.
With this wealth of experience, our instructors can share insights that not only make you a better accountant but also elevate your skills in communication, client relations, management, marketing, and leadership.
In addition, Merrimack accounting faculty have deep connections in the local business community. Those relationships routinely help our accounting graduate students gain internships, referrals, job interviews, and other career-building opportunities.