NEW ONLINE PROGRAM ALERT - Master of Science in Accounting - In as Little as Two Semesters

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Beginning this Fall 2021, the Master of Science in Accounting program at Kent State University will be delivered online.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the median annual wage for accountants and auditors is $71,500.1 Accounting jobs are projected to grow by 4 percent from 2019 to 2029 but are expected to be closely tied to the health of the overall economy allowing for an increase.

With an accounting degree, you can choose to work in a public accounting firm, a corporation, a governmental agency, or a non-profit organization, among others.

Complete the M.S. in Accounting Degree in as Little as Two Semesters

Do you already have an undergraduate degree in accounting? Complete this accelerated master’s degree in as little as two semesters.

If you don’t have an undergraduate degree, don’t worry! You can complete this program in 51 credit hours or less.

This program is flexible to fit your schedule and you can start in any semester, fall, spring, or summer.


Kent State University is one of only 180 universities worldwide to achieve dual accreditation in both business and accounting from AACSB International, the longest-serving global accrediting body for business schools that offer undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral degrees in business and accounting. AACSB accreditation is the gold standard for students seeking the finest education and companies seeking cutting-edge talent.

NEW PROGRAM! Enroll today in the Master of Science in Accounting at Kent State University

The Online Master of Science in Accounting degree is for students interested in specializing in accounting. More than just debits and credits, the MSA program promotes critical thinking, hands-on application of technology, effective communication skills, and ethical decision-making. It prepares future professionals for challenging and rewarding careers.

Graduates pursue careers in auditing, taxation, fraud investigation, law enforcement, investment banking, management, and consulting.

The flexible combination of required coursework in accounting and electives from a wide variety of business disciplines provides students with a strong foundation in accounting, as well as an understanding of the practical applications of the discipline across all facets of a business. MSA graduates sit for a variety of professional certifications, e.g., CPA, CMA, CISA.

The Master of Science in Accounting degree provides a great foundation for career advancement and growing your professional network.

For more information on Kent State’s Online Master of Science in Accounting, visit

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The mission of the Department of Accounting at Kent State University’s Ambassador Crawford College Of Business And Entrepreneurship is to contribute to society by providing an effective, inclusive, and innovative learning environment, producing high-quality research, promoting the accounting profession, and engaging with the business community.