Master of Science in Accountancy
California State University-Sacramento

Program Details

The online Master of Science in Accountancy provides advanced understanding of the accounting field with a curriculum that is completely compatible with the CPA exam.  The program intends to build on already learned concepts, while also introducing students to new elements of accounting, the industry, rules and regulations, and an international focus to broaden the students’ eligibility in the world market.  In addition to preparing for the CPA exam, graduates use the skills and knowledge the program provides for careers in managerial positions, auditing, information systems, banking, and more.


  • Undergraduate degree from an accredited institution with a 2.50 overall GPA (Title V requirement)  
  • Standardized test: GMAT or GRE (may be waived for qualifying students)
  • Minimum TOEFL of 550 (paper-based) or 80 (Internet-based), or an IELTS  score of 6.5 (if applicable)
  • Letters of recommendation  
  • Personal statement 
  • Employment history (Resume or CV)

Special Accreditation

AACSB International (AACSB)

School Accreditation Statement

WASC Senior College and University Commission