Full Time or Part Time
On Campus and Online Options

A decision that will pay dividends

  • The UNCG Bryan School’s MS in Accounting prepares its students for a career in public accounting, industry, government, or not-for-profit organizations.
  • Our master’s program is flexible and can be customized to meet your career goals, whether on-campus as a full-time student or online to accommodate working professionals.
  • Our CPA exam pass rates are above the national average and we offer intensive CPA review courses to help students prepare.
  • A tax concentration is available for students interested in specializing in taxation accounting, and financial reporting and assurance concentrations are available for students interested in specializing in areas such as corporate financial reporting and analysis, assurance service, and consulting.

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Student Outcomes

Graduates work in positions such as

Assurance Associate | Tax Associate | Staff Accountant | Financial Analyst | Corporate Tax Analyst | Financial Reporting Associate

For organizations such as

Aprio | Bernard Robinson & Company | Blackman & Sloop | BRC | Breslow Starling | CLA | Forvis | Dodson, Shelton & Nelson | DMJPS | Elliott Davis | EY | Gilliam Bell Moser | KPMG | Labcorp | Leeper, Kean & Rumley | Lincoln Financial Group | Pepsico | PwC | Robert Half  | RSM | SmithLeonard | Spectrum | Truist | Volvo | Wells Fargo


Credit Hours
Core Courses9 hours
Core Accounting Elective Courses9 hours
Electives9 hours
Capstone Course3 hours

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Your career is our business

The mission of the MSA program is to provide an opportunity for students to pursue intensive studies in accounting and related subjects. Through our exclusive internship program, career services support, and hands-on learning in the classroom, the program provides students with a foundation for successful careers in public accounting and industry.

The MSA program also serves as the department’s primary vehicle for preparing students to seek qualifications such as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). All students will complete advanced financial accounting, taxation, and auditing courses as part of the program.

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Meet Our Graduate Ambassadors

Graduate Student Ambassadors participate weekly in Bryan School graduate connection events and serve to represent the School’s six master’s programs.

Military-Affiliated Students

UNCG has been named both Best for Vets and a Military Friendly School. We’re a Yellow Ribbon Program participant, and are proud to offer a variety of benefits for veterans, active-duty military, and military-affiliated students, such as:

  • Online application fee waiver for active-duty service members
  • In-state tuition for out-of-state students (in accordance with the Veterans Choice Act)
  • Credit for relevant military service/training
  • Tutoring assistance

For more information on UNCG Military-Affiliated services and benefits, visit

Program Costs

The UNCG MS in Accounting offers an exceptional return on your investment. Use the button below to learn more about our estimated program costs, which include tuition and fees and do not include the cost of textbooks or student health insurance. Tuition and fees vary depending on the program track pursued and the number of credit hours taken each semester. To learn more about finance and funding options available for Bryan School graduate programs, you may attend one of our helpful webinars that cover options for both domestic and international students.


The UNCG MS in Accounting program welcomes a variety of applicants, whether they come to us with years of professional experience or have just recently earned an undergraduate degree — business or otherwise.

Fall Semester:March 1 (Priority Deadline), June 15 (Final Deadline)
Spring Semester:November 15
Summer Semester:March 1 (Priority Deadline), April 1 (Final Deadline)


If you still have questions regarding our MS in Accounting program please reach out to our graduate recruitment team by phone or email. You may also schedule a time to meet with one of our recruiters or attend one of our upcoming information sessions.

Jennifer Chapman

Jennifer Kiger Chapman

Assistant Director of Graduate Recruitment
Phone: 336-334-4657
Bryan 301K
[email protected]

Savannah Martin

Graduate Recruitment Specialist
Phone: 336-334-4657
Bryan 301F
[email protected]

Jess Bankhead

MSA Program Director & Academic Advisor
Phone: 336-334-4657
Bryan 342
[email protected]

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