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Online Master of Science in Accountancy

The online Master of Science in Accountancy provides a deep dive into accounting principles by using case studies and projects taught by experienced faculty. Boost your financial analysis, business development, critical thinking and analytical skills and prepare to take the CPA exam.

Students in Boise State’s master’s in accounting online program have a CPA pass rate of 92% for first-time test takers.

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Next Application Deadline: December 1


The application deadline for the spring semester has passed. Apply now to start classes in May.

Admission to Boise State’s master’s in accounting online program is offered every spring, summer and fall semester. All application materials must be received by the deadline to be considered for the program. You must apply separately for admission to Boise State University.

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Master's in Accounting Online Program

The online Master of Science in Accountancy (MSA) is a 30-credit accelerated program designed for students who earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting and meet all accounting and business prerequisites. The program offers 100% online coursework and can be completed in as little as 12 months if enrolled full-time and 22 months if enrolled part-time.

Are you missing any of the prerequisite courses required for the online MSA? The Master of Science in Accountancy, Foundations is designed for students who did not earn a bachelor’s degree in accounting.

Do you want to add an accounting emphasis to your master’s degree instead of earning an MSA? The Graduate Certificate in Accounting Foundations teaches you foundational accounting skills that complement your graduate work.

Not sure which option best meets your needs? Use our program picker tool.

AACSB Accreditation

Boise State’s College of Business and Economics and the Department of Accountancy are accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), putting them in the top tier of business schools and accountancy programs worldwide. Only 874 business institutions in 56 territories and countries have earned AACSB accreditation.

AACSB Accounting Accreditation

Boise State is also one of only 190 schools that hold AACSB Accounting Accreditation. This specialized accreditation signifies that our program meets rigorous criteria and standards for excellence in accounting education across engagement, innovation and impact.

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CPA Licensure

If you plan to take the CPA exam, please view the licensure requirements for the state(s) in which you wish to obtain your license. If you have additional questions, contact your student success coach.

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Online MSA Best Online Programs Nationally Ranked 2023

Boise State’s online programs are specifically created for online learning and offer the same support as our traditional degree programs. Our master’s in accounting online program is ranked #63 in the nation for Best Online Master’s in Business Programs by the 2023 U.S. News and World Report.

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Our online MSA is ranked in the 2023 Top 15 Best Online Master’s Degree Programs in Accounting by Boise State graduates boast a higher-than-average first-time pass rate on the CPA exam which is required to become a licensed accountant.

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Students in Boise State’s online master’s in accounting online program can be found across the nation.

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