Set yourself apart

If you’re interested in obtaining your CPA license and working in public accounting or industry, the Bryan School’s MS in Accounting (MSA) may be the right program for you.

We accept students into our program from varied academic and professional backgrounds. You need not have earned a bachelor’s in accounting prior to admittance. If you are contemplating changing careers and entering the high demand field of accounting, the UNCG MSA offers the flexibility and career connections that you need.

Stand out from other CPAs with a graduate degree

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.

Accelerated Master's Program

Fast-track your graduate degree with the Bryan School’s Accelerated Master’s Programs (AMP). Finish your master’s in as little as one year by receiving dual credit for graduate level courses as an undergraduate student.

Applicants are not required to take the GMAT or GRE entrance exams for enrollment.

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Student Success

From anchors away to accounting success

Whether on the ocean or in the office, Robbie Gaines (BS ’10, MSA ‘11) has always given back to his community. Here he continues his commitment to service by sharing his story as well as career-development tips for students and young professionals.

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Investing in the future

Emily Batchelor is no stranger to hard work. Currently a Masters of Accounting (MSA) student at the Bryan School of Business, she is also employed full time as a financial analyst at Pace Communications. Early on, she began laying the stepping stones to a successful accounting career. As a teen, Batchelor helped out at her parents’ automotive shop with invoicing clients and accounting duties, eventually earning some real-life business experience.

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Professional success rests on a solid foundation

Morgan Perry (MSA ’13) is an Audit Manager at Dixon Hughes Goodman (DHG) in High Point. Before advancing to her current position, she worked as an assurance associate and senior associate following her internship at DHG as an assurance intern while in graduate school.

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Applications are accepted at any time during the year and admission decisions are made on a rolling basis. Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and satisfy all general admission requirements of the UNCG’s Graduate School. Applicants completing their undergraduate degrees may apply for admission in their senior year.
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Program Costs

We charge tuition and fees based on a sliding scale, dependent on the classification of your courses as graduate or undergraduate and the number of credit hours you are enrolled for.
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