Master of Science in Accounting
Dominican University

Program Details

The Master of Science in Accounting (MSA) is an online accounting degree from Dominican University that is ideal for career-changers with degrees in other disciplines.  This is a flexible and convenient program that allows students to complete their degrees totally online and on their own schedules but also allows them to make connections with others through Dominican’s cohort model.  The curriculum examines the legal and ethical areas of accounting along with the essential skills needed to pass the CPA examination and begin building careers.  Courses use a challenging, comprehensive, values-based approach as students gain experience and confidence by solving business challenges with leaders from the corporate and nonprofit sectors.  You will gain experience handling real-world business challenges through experiential learning. 

Graduates have the knowledge, skills, and expertise of a professional accountant in a wide variety of specialty areas, including:

  • Forensic accounting
  • Fraud accounting
  • Internal auditing
  • Business law
  • Cost Management
  • Taxation


  • Official transcripts 
  • A bachelor’s degree 
  • Two recommendations 
  • Personal statement
  • Resume

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission