MS in Accountancy

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Ignite your accounting career. Get CPA ready.

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 you achieve your goals.


Accounting excellence based in ethical leadership.

In just nine months, Duquesne's MAcc will enable you to expand your carrer opportunities, and maximize your earning potential. Our MAcc program will help you become a successful accounting professional and business leader.

  • The full time, 30-credit program is focused on forensic accounting, financial reporting and information systems with an emphasis on ethical issues facing accountants.
  • 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.
  • Duquesne MAcc students perform well on the CPA exam with pass rates exceeding the State and national averages.

Upon graduation, our MAcc students accept positions with the international Big Four accounting firms, national and regional CPA firms, corporations, government agencies and nonprofit organizations.