Master of Accountancy Online

Envision future growth by organizing data and analytics  

Prepare for growth in a field combining cutting edge tech and time-honored training techniques.  

The world of accountancy is changing. MSU is ready to meet the needs and prepare you for the paradigm shift ahead. Go beyond numbers in spreadsheets. Learn how to visualize data to translate the language of business into actionable steps for growth. In addition to 100% online coursework, you’ll gain field experience as a paid intern. Study alongside industry professionals in the modern version of an apprenticeship. Graduate prepared for licensure and ready to meet industry needs.  

Whether you desire to become a certified public accountant or to advance in the field of accounting, the Master of Accountancy degree at Missouri State provides a comprehensive, advanced accounting education.  Take courses covering auditing and financial, managerial and tax accounting. The goal of the graduate program is to develop well-rounded accounting professionals prepared for a variety of careers in public, private or governmental accounting. 

Prepare to be a polished accounting professional. Develop your research, writing and presenting skills. Learn directly from our highly qualified faculty, many of whom are noted experts in their field.  

Study for the CPA exam
The Master of Accountancy degree fulfills the education requirement for the Certified Public Accounting examination in Missouri, allowing you to pursue further professional distinction as a public accountant. 
Beginning a new career in accounting 
The Master of Accountancy program can accommodate students who do not have an undergraduate accounting degree. However, you may need to take prerequisites courses to establish your foundation of business knowledge. These courses will increase the number of hours required to complete the Master of Accountancy degree.  
International students 

International students can pursue this program 100% online. Contact International Services for additional information. 


Earn a degree within your financial reach.  
Earn your master's degree 100% online. Maximize your investment of time and money. Find out your estimated cost.  

Earn a highly respected, AACSB-accredited degree.  
This degree provides superior leadership, marketability, networking and a global perspective.  

Enjoy a high level of academic excellence. 
Full-time faculty develop and teach the same curriculum online as taught on-campus. Our faculty help write and oversee development of the CPA exam. You can be sure you’re studying under faculty who know the most cutting-edge accounting best practices.  


Find out more about the Master of Accountancyadmission requirementsprogram requirements and application directions

Our AACSB-accredited Master of Accountancy program allows you to complete classes at your convenience – seated or online – and requires 30 credit hours, or 10 courses, to complete the program. 

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