​​​​​​​​​​​Designed for students who do not have an undergraduate accounting degree, the Master of Science (MS) in Accountancy will provide you with an advanced degree that covers important topics relevant in the industry, as well as a solid business foundation. You will take courses in:

  • Accounting and financial theory
  • Audit and regulation
  • Economics
  • Ethics
  • Information systems
  • Management
  • Tax Treatment

While earning your degree, you will also fulfill the requirements needed to sit for the CPA exam.​

Program Highlights

Through the MS in Accountancy program, you will have access to:

  • Nationally and internationally known faculty members who have worked as internal auditors, team managers, chief financial officers, controllers and partners in accounting firms

  • Opportunities to work with leading accounting firms and international companies

  • Chicago’s vibrant financial district, located just blocks from DePaul

  • DePaul’s alumni network — one of the largest accounting and tax networks in Chicago

  • Flexible time and location

The MS in Accountancy program is offered downtown at DePaul’s Loop Campus or online, giving you the flexibility you need to complete the program.

Program Participants

The MS in Accountancy program is designed for students with a bachelor’s degree in a major other than accounting, or students who have earned or are earning an MBA.

Career Outlook

Graduates achieve some of the highest internship and job placement opportunities in the industry — going on the work at major accounting firms. Over 90 percent of students in the program are working in the industry at the time of graduation.

Click here for Kellstadt Graduate School of Business admission requirements. ​



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