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Boise State’s Online MSA Program Boasts Highest First-Time Pass Rate on CPA Exam

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Boise State University’s Online Master of Science in Accountancy (MSA) program has been awarded for its exceptional first-time pass rate on the Certified Public Accounting (CPA) Exam. Passing the exam is required in order to become a licensed public accountant. With a first-time pass rate of 92%, Boise State’s MSA program sits at the top of Accounting.Edu’s list of the top 15 Online Accounting Master’s Degree programs. 

This impressive achievement is a testament to the quality of Boise State’s MSA program staff and faculty, who are dedicated to the success of their students. Both Boise State’s Department of Accountancy and its College of Business and Economics are accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). 

As one of only 190 schools nation-wide that hold AACSB accreditation, students seeking to become accounting professionals can be assured that they are receiving an excellent education. 

Awarded for Affordability

Not only does the MSA online degree program boast a high pass rate, it is also one of the most affordable amongst Accounting.Edu’s list of top MSA programs. All students, regardless of location, pay the same tuition rate for their accounting education. 

Students who choose Boise State’s online MSA program for their professional accounting education can be confident their investment is not only affordable, but valuable to their future careers. Accounting.Edu compiled and analyzed school data that includes “technical aspects of the online teaching platform, job placement and career services, post-graduation employment rates, and opportunities for peer-to-peer and instructor interaction” and ranks the online MSA program as one of the top 15 in the nation

A Degree that Suits Your Needs

The flexibility provided by 100% online degrees is a huge benefit for non-traditional students. The program offers full-time and part-time options to suit the schedules of students who are working or have families.

To better serve even more students, the online MSA Foundations program was created with students from any background in mind. Through the MSA Foundations program, students coming from a non-accounting major or experience can earn required foundational accounting credits to earn their MSA degree. 

For students who are unsure of which program is right for them, this Online Accountancy Program Quiz can help! This tool factors in students’ undergraduate experience as well as their future educational goals to help pick which path will suit them best. 

Support Every Step of the Way

The MSA program’s experienced and competent faculty members provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to prepare for successful careers as accounting professionals. 

In addition, students admitted to the MSA program are paired with student success advisors who can provide resources for support at every step of degree completion, from the application process all the way through graduation.

Ready to Learn More?

If you’re interested in learning more about the MSA degree, application process, financial aid and more, visit the program page for more details or connect with a student success coach today!