Don't choose between your now and your future. You can have it all.

The Kogod School of Business, ranked #16 in the nation for online graduate business programs, now offers an MS in Accounting 100% online! 

You don't have to wait for that perfect time to balance life, work, and school. With an MS in Accounting taught fully online, you can have it all—at your own pace and on your own terms. 

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Kogod’s online MS in accounting program can be completed in as few as 12 months when taking classes as a full-time student.




Kogod’s online MS in accounting program is 30-37.5 credit hours, dependent upon your undergraduate coursework.




The program can satisfy the 150-hour CPA licensure requirement, and students can be eligible to sit for the CPA exam.




Kogod's online MS in accounting is delivered fully online through live classes and pre-recorded lectures.

Earn Your Certificate in Forensic Accounting or Taxation

Our MS in accounting gives you the curriculum flexibility to add a highly sought-after certificate in forensic accounting or taxation.

Take Advantage of Kogod's Unique ACCA Partnership and Waive Portion of Your Exam
By completing Kogod's MS in accounting online program, you are eligible for up to 6 exemptions of the ACCA’s 14 exams.
Prepare for the Sought-After CPA, CFE, CMA, and CGFM Certifications

The online MS in accounting curriculum allows professionals to prepare for the CPA, CFE, CMA, and CGFM certifications

Why Kogod?


US News & World Report Ranking 

Kogod’s online graduate programs have been recognized as some of the best in the country. In 2021, US News & World Report ranked our online graduate degrees #16 in the US.


Of Live Instruction per Course Every Week 

Combined with roughly one hour of asynchronous instruction and five hours of class preparation each week, Kogod's program is a fully online experience with a meaningful face-to-face component.


 Employed at Six Months after Graduation 

Kogod’s Office of Career Engagement offers dedicated support exclusive to all Kogod students. Some of our top employers include KPMG, EY, PwC, Deloitte, and Fannie Mae.

When does it start and how much does it cost?

August 30

Fall Classes Begin

To ensure we have enough time to review your candidacy, please submit your application and supplemental documents no later than July 1.


Per Credit

Payment is due August 1. For those who register after August 1, payment is due at the time of registration. All applicants are automatically considered for scholarships.


In Scholarships Awarded 

All applicants are considered for merit scholarships during the application review. No separate application is required!

What will you study?

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Business Foundation

If you do not have a bachelor's degree from an AACSB-accredited business program, you will have to take the below business foundations courses: 

  • Financial Accounting
  • Management Accounting
  • Financial Management
  • Applied Managerial Statistics
  • Introduction to Economic Theory -OR- Managerial Economics and Corporate Strategy
If you do have a bachelor's degree from an AACSB-accredited business school, it is presumed that you have satisfied this requirement. All or part of this requirement may be waived for other students who have completed comparable courses in accounting, economics, finance, and/or statistics.
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Accounting Core

All students must complete the core curriculum in graduate accounting to fulfill their degree requirements, including:

  • Tax Planning for Individuals
  • Cost Accounting for Strategic Management
  • Business Law
  • Corporate Financial Reporting: Operations
  • Corporate Financial Reporting: Financial Transactions
  • Contemporary Assurance and Audit Services
  • Seminar in Accounting Theory

If you have a bachelor's degree in accounting, you may be able to waive with replacement many of the classes above. 

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Focus Areas

You will have access to a variety of elective courses that will develop your expertise in a related field. Available focus areas include:

  • Forensic Accounting
  • Taxation

With some on-campus classes, focus areas in Accounting Analytics and Financial Reporting & Assurance can also be completed.

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