MS in Accountancy


Ignite your accounting career. Get CPA ready.

arrow icon A Duquesne University business education will provide you with a lifetime of success. If you're looking to enhance your value as a communicator, analyst and responsible leader in the accounting profession, Duquesne's Master of Science in Accountancy (MAcc) program will help take you to the top.

Accounting excellence based in ethical leadership.

In just nine months, Duquesne's MAcc will take your accounting career to a higher level. You will expand your career opportunities and maximize your earning potential. Our MAcc program will help you become a successful accounting professional or business leader.

  • The full time, 30-credit program is focused on forensic accounting, ethics and international financial reporting.
  • Through small class sizes, hands-on learning and individualized attention throughout the program, your Duquesne experience is uniquely your own.
  • Combined with your undergraduate degree, the program enables you to meet the 150 academic credit hours required to take the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam in Pennsylvania and most other states.
  • Our affiliation with Becker CPA Review, one of the largest providers of training for CPA exam candidates, will help prepare you to pass the exam. Not surprisingly, our students score well above the national average on the CPA exam.

Candidates for admission to the MAcc program must have successfully completed a minimum of 18 undergraduate credits in accounting.