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  • Course Delivery
  • Minimum Credits
  • Estimated Tuition
  • Duration
    20 Months

Program Overview

The Saint Mary's University of Minnesota Master of Science in Accountancy program is designed and taught by industry experts to equip financial professionals with leadership skills to last a lifetime.

Earn your master's degree while receiving credits toward the 150 hours required to become a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), and learn content knowledge to help prepare you for the CPA exam and the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) exam.

Preparing for Success
The real-world experiences professors bring into the classroom inspire lively conversation and a learning environment ensuring students are well-prepared for success in management positions in a variety of settings, including public accounting firms, private accounting firms, corporate accounting departments, government departments, nonprofit organizations, and more.

Taking Classes:

This blended program is offered at our Twin Cities campus. 

Course Information

Providing students with the skills and knowledge to move into accounting management positions, coursework includes accounting, management, finance, taxation, as well as current trends and issues, leadership, and ethics.

For more information, check out our course catalog.

Applicants must submit:

  1. Completed application form
  2. Nonrefundable application fee
  3. Official transcripts posting the applicant’s completed bachelor degree
  4. Other relevant official transcripts documenting potential transfer credits
  5. International transcripts must be evaluated by a university-accepted evaluator
  6. A reflective essay which includes a brief description of the applicant’s background, training, and experience, a description of the areas the applicant considers to be their strengths and areas in which the applicant wishes to develop greater strengths and abilities, and any personal information the applicant wishes to share
  7. Two recommendations that verify professional and/or volunteer experience and/or academic ability
  8. A current résumé listing educational background and work experience
  9. Applicants with international transcripts may require an English language proficiency exam.
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Key Dates

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Start Date
Fall Semester
Spring Semester
Summer Semester
Fall Semester

Tuition & Fees

Tuition: $550 Per Credit


Graduation fee:$190

The Saint Mary's Difference

The heart of Saint Mary's is its people — faculty, staff, and your fellow students — who become your companions and allies on your educational journey. Here, in an intense give-and-take setting, each of us discovers just how much we can learn. You'll find, in every one of our classrooms, a person-centered education focused on your growth, your potential — because we believe that everyone deserves the chance to make an impact, to change the world around them.

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