Specialize Your Accounting Skills and Prepare for the CPA Exam
Earn the degree you need to become a leader in the accounting field with the University of New Haven’s 100 percent online Master of Science in Accounting degree. Choose from sought-after concentrations in Accounting Analytics and Forensic Accounting to enhance your knowledge and expand your professional opportunities.
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Gain Advanced Knowledge for Leadership Careers in Accounting
The University of New Haven’s online master’s in accounting degree prepares you to thrive in the growing accounting field. As a student, you will develop valuable critical thinking and strategic decision-making skills for leadership roles in your organization and beyond.
With career-focused concentration options in Forensic Accounting and Accounting Analytics (STEM), this program is designed to provide cutting-edge expertise. You can finish your degree in as little as one year. Graduates of the online M.S. in Accounting program meet requirements to sit for the CPA exam in most states.*
The University of New Haven’s Pompea College of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), a distinction that places us among the top five percent of business programs across the globe.
The University of New Haven’s Master’s in Accounting curriculum emphasizes practical skill development for lifelong professional success. It combines generalist accounting knowledge with specialized concentrations in Forensic Accounting and Accounting Analytics (STEM). You will study topics like financial accounting, managerial accounting, auditing, compliance, and more.Curriculum Details
When you complete the online M.S. in Accounting program, you will:
- *Have the 150 hours of education necessary for Certified Public Accountant (CPA) licensure.
- Specialize in one of several fields connected with accounting careers.
- Apply new skill sets for professional advancement.
Choose From Two Concentrations
Develop your skills in areas like forensic auditing and business valuation to prepare for high-demand careers in the growing field of forensic accounting.
Accounting Analytics (STEM)
This STEM-designated concentration features cutting-edge topics like database management, data visualization, and machine learning to enhance your knowledge in an emerging skill area.
The University of New Haven’s online M.S. in Accounting prepares you for career advancement in areas like auditing, taxation, compliance, and data analytics. With employment for accountants and auditors expected to grow 6 percent through 2028, candidates with master’s-level education have an advantage in the job market.1Explore Job Options
To apply for the online M.S. in Accounting from the University of New Haven, you’ll need:
- A completed online application
- Official transcripts from all previously attended institutions
- A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution or recognized institution from another country
- A Statement of Purpose
- Two letters of recommendation from your professors or employers
- GMAT scores
For additional admission information, visit the link below.Admission Requirements
We are proud to offer competitive tuition and high-quality learning opportunities for our students. The online master’s in accounting program is $772 per credit hour and includes 30-36 credits. To find out more about tuition and fees, visit the link below.Get Tuition Details
Learn From Accounting Experts
Our dedicated faculty are industry experts who have had significant careers in public accounting and the corporate world. They bring real-world experience to their teaching, provide personal attention, and share valuable expertise to prepare you for success.Meet Our Faculty
The online degrees available from the University of New Haven are designed for working professionals and busy adults. As a student, you’ll benefit from flexible program delivery and the same academic rigor as our on-campus programs.Learn More
A graduate degree is an investment in your future. We want to make sure you have the information and resources you need to fund your studies. Explore transfer credit options, military benefits, federal aid, and more.Tuition and Aid
Frequently Asked Questions
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There are currently no additional fees associated with the total tuition fee. Please note that program fees are subject to change each academic year.
The M.S. in Accounting program does not currently offer a virtual open house.
Because this program is designed for adult learners and working professionals, it can be completed part-time on a flexible schedule.
The University of New Haven’s online master’s in accounting includes concentration options in Forensic Accounting and Accounting Analytics (STEM).
Students must complete at least 30 credits of coursework with the University of New Haven to graduate.
There are 12-13 courses in this program, depending on which concentration you choose.
- Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Accountants and Auditors. Retrieved from https://www.bls.gov/ooh/business-and-financial/accountants-and-auditors.htm.
*Click here to learn more about licensure information for the online MS in Accounting program.
*Please note that students cannot earn CPA certification simply by earning a college degree. Some state licensing board regulations include narrow educational requirements such as specific semester hours in accounting and business courses, and there are additional considerations such as experience, age and residency that must be considered.