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The MU accountancy master’s program is unique among Missouri schools in emphasizing professional development and career services. If want to become a certified public accountant (CPA), or if you’re ready to move up a level or advance to a leadership role in your accounting career, this may be the degree for you.
Official nameMaster of accountancy
CampusUniversity of Missouri
Program typeMaster's degree
Academic homeTrulaske College of Business | School of Accountancy
Delivery mode100% online
AccreditationHigher Learning Commission, Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
*This cost is for illustrative purposes only. Your hours and costs will differ, depending on your transfer hours, course choices and your academic progress. See more about tuition and financial aid.
Opportunities for graduates
- Ace your CPA exams. MU most recently ranked in the national Top 5 for CPA exam pass rates in Q2 2017.
- Complete a professional internship, like more than 80 percent of our students.
- Land a full-time position in accountancy. More than 95 percent of our graduates do.
- Perform with high distinction in national and regional student case competitions.
- Learn from the same outstanding faculty that teach on campus.
This program is 100 percent online: no campus visits are required. Students will be invited to attend career fairs, symposia, professional development workshops and other campus events.
Courses are semester-based. Students with full-time jobs typically take one class each semester and finish the program in one to three years.
Course work includes
- Forensic accounting
- Fraud examination
- Governmental accounting and budgeting
- International accounting
Typical program length3 years
Typical course loadOne classes per semester
The University of Missouri is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, one of six regional institutional accreditors in the United States. The Trulaske College of Business and the School of Accountancy are accredited by Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International).