Master of Science in Accountancy Online 

Enhance your skillset in solving complex accounting to unlock rewarding opportunities for your organization or clients. Gain a full understanding of the latest financial tools and practices in our online master of science accounting program. 

Tuition: $15,000

Duration: 10 months

Credit hours: 30


Apply to an MS in Accountancy program that pays off

Gain the advanced tax and accounting skills you need to become the financial advisor every organization aims to have. At Edgewood College, our online accounting master’s degree broadens your scope of modern day accounting practices that are beneficial to any type of employer, including corporate companies, not-for-profit institutions, governmental agencies, private clients, and more.  

While MBA accounting graduate programs typically focus on financial advising from a corporate lens, the MS in Accountancy program diversifies your knowledge across public and private sectors with the skillset to support both. Throughout our coursework, you’ll explore topics such as auditing, budgeting, fraud and forensic accounting, financial analysis, taxation, and other specialized areas of accounting. This advanced knowledge will help you maximize opportunities for your employer/clients, making you a valuable addition to the team. 

Potential career opportunities:

  • Senior auditor
  • Senior accountant
  • Director of finance
  • Financial analyst
  • Financial manager
  • Accounting entrepreneur


Invest in expanded professional opportunities 

We understand finances are an important factor in considering your higher education options. Our online programs are competitively priced and can be paid by the course for added flexibility.

Tuition rates listed apply to the 2023-2024 academic year. More detailed information about tuition and financial aid can be found here.

Program: MS in Accountancy
Per credit hour: $500
Per course: $1,500
Per Program: $15,000

Financial aid
Financial aid is available to those who qualify and who are U.S. citizens. Complete the Free
Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at

Edgewood College Federal School Code: 003848

Contact us:
Phone: 608.663.4300
Fax: 608.663.3495

International Students Email:
Mailing address: 1000 Edgewood College Dr. Madison, WI 53711

Select your preferred start 

Our online programs are designed to fit your schedule. Find your ideal start date below. 

7-Week Format


Start Date  

Application Deadline 
Summer I  5/13/24 4/29/24
 Summer II   7/1/24 6/17/24
Fall I  8/26/24 8/12/24
Fall II  10/21/24 10/7/24

Course registration is due the day before courses begin for each term.


Get ready to apply to our MS in Accountancy program 
  • Completed graduate application
  • Official transcripts reflecting completion of a baccalaureate or more advanced degree from a United States regionally accredited or equivalent post-secondary institution with a cumulative grade point average of at least a 2.5 on a 4.0 scale or a 2.5 GPA in the last 60 credits. Students who do not meet the 2.5 GPA requirement may still be considered for conditional admissions. 
  • Transcripts must provide evidence of completion of the following 10 prerequisite courses or equivalent courses.  Students may complete foundation courses through the Edgewood College post-baccalaureate in accountancy program prior to the start of the MSA program. 
  • Micro-Economics or Macro-Economics 
  • Business Law I 
  • Cost Accounting 
  • Statistics 
  • Finance 
  • Financial Accounting 
  • Finite Math 
  • Intermediate Accounting I 
  • Intermediate Accounting II 
  • Tax  

Business calculus is also recommended and is a prerequisite for some of the electives in the MSA Program. Prerequisites must be taken at an accredited 4-year college or university. 

View our accounting master’s degree curriculum 

To complete the Master of Science in Accountancy online program, students must complete 30 credit hours of coursework. 



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