Master of Professional Accountancy
Mississippi State University

Program Details

The Master of Professional Accountancy is an online accounting degree that prepares students for careers in public, private, or governmental accounting.  Advance your knowledge in business and accounting while preparing for the CPA exam or other career goals.  Courses are designed to prepare students to work with information technology and complex taxation and governmental control measures.  Topics covered in this non-thesis degree include:

  • Tax Topics
  • Seminar in Financial Accounting Theory
  • Advanced Managerial Accounting
  • Assurance & Audit Data Analysis
  • Fraud and Data Analysis Examination

As a 100% online accounting degree, this program is designed so that students can study without sacrificing their current careers and family lives.  In fact, as long as there is a computer and an internet connection, your classroom can be wherever you wish.

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

AACSB International (AACSB)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Mississippi State University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

GMAT, Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Statement of Purpose/Intent, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • Requires prerequisites in accounting and business undergraduate coursework