Girard School of Business

Master of Science in Accounting

Master of Science in Accounting

The Master of Science in Accounting is focused on developing proficient accountants who have a solid foundation in accounting’s best practices. 

Finish in as little as 9-12 months 

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Program Benefits

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  • Small classes with personalized attention 

  • Faculty with industry experience

  • Obtain the additional semester hours required for certified public accountant (CPA) certification

About the Program

The core of the Master of Science in Accounting is designed around the topics covered by the CPA exam. The curriculum combines a solid foundation in best accounting practices with a complementary set of graduate management courses designed to prepare early career professionals to be effective managers. This program emphasizes cases to drive the acquisition and application of knowledge necessary to exercise professional skills and develop a foundation of both advanced accounting and managerial skills.

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Career Opportunities 

According to the United States Department of Labor, it is projected that employment opportunities for accountants and auditors will increase 11 percent from 2014 to 2024.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that 140,300 new accounting and auditing jobs will open up by 2026. This equates to a 10 percent job growth rate.

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For more information on the Master of Science in Accounting, contact the Office of Graduate Studies at graduate@merrimack.edu or 978-837-3563.

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The deadline to apply for fall term is August 30, 2019.

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