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Your Horizon-Expanding Business Education Starts Here

Turn your passion for business into a career that transforms the world. It's time for bigger goals with a master's degree from Duquesne University's Palumbo-Donahue School of Business.

Earn your MS in Accountancy degree with outstanding job placement.

There will always be a need for accountants who can perform data analysis and ensure operational efficiency. Our students can expect high job placement rates—many have job offers and acceptances before they graduate.

We're guided by Duquesne's Accounting Advisory Council, distinguished alumni and industry leaders, ensuring that you learn the latest real-world philosophies and practices.

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Why should you earn your MS in Accountancy (MAcc) Degree from Duquesne University?

Designed for Your Success

Learn from experienced professors, CFOs and executives at the Big Four accounting firms. Small class sizes let faculty and peers get to know you by name; cohort-style coursework helps you build your network as you learn together. Enroll full-time and finish in one year or complete the program in two years while working full-time. GMAT/GRE waivers and scholarships are available.

A Degree & Certification Prep at the Same Time

A 30-credit program, focusing on forensic accounting, ethics and the regulatory environment, that counts toward the 150 credit-hours required to take the CPA exam. Graduate and pursue two sets of credentials behind your name immediately. Our curriculum incorporates extensive CPA and CFE prep, opening doors to many career opportunities. We're also the only graduate program in Pennsylvania certified by the Institute of Internal Auditors.

Connect with Your Future

We have partnerships in big places, close to corporate headquarters of major employers and accounting firms. They recruit at Duquesne every year based on the caliber of our graduates. Connect with successful alumni and 300+ professionals from the local accounting world at our annual Accounting CPE Conference.

Learning Together

You'll learn alongside faculty who are true teacher-scholars that work towards your success. You will thrive in competitive, global environments with Duquesne's unique combination of top-notch academics, cutting-edge curriculum, small class sizes and individualized education.

Be Prepared for Anything

Set yourself apart with our resources and connections. When it comes to taking the next steps in your career, we will be there to help. You will benefit from comprehensive career coaching, job search and employment resources offered in our Center for Career Development and within the School of Business. Our alumni are eager to assist you with career advice and opportunities for employment. More than 93,000 Duquesne alumni can be found in all 50 states and nearly every nation.

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