Master of Science in Accounting
Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota

Program Details

Leading your organization demands more than strong financial skills. It demands business and managerial acumen. Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota's online Master of Science in Accounting (MSA) instills the advanced accounting practices as well as soft skills to teach you the human side of accounting.

Designed by professionals, for professionals, the MSA program was developed in collaboration with CPA firm partners, CFO’s and other accounting leaders. These professionals need leaders within their organizations not only to possess the requisite accounting skills but also to be great managers and communicators. The core curriculum of Saint Mary’s program emphasizes highly relevant business topics such as: financial communication, leadership, ethics, information systems and strategic management.

The accounting degree program also provides:

  • In-depth knowledge on corporate responsibility
  • Strategic planning
  • Loss prevention

Faculty possess real-world accounting experience and provide insights and advice both to their on-campus and online students. Saint Mary’s masters in accounting program avails students of both practical application and theory in order for them to become accounting experts.

Earn your master’s while receiving credits toward the required 150 credits for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam and/or Certified Management Account (CMA) certification.

If you would like to learn more about Saint Mary's online Master of Science in Accounting degree program complete the form to request more information.


  • Must hold an undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited institution and an overall grade-point average (GPA) of 2.75 on a 4.00 scale (If your GPA upon admission is below 2.75, you may be admitted with provisional status upon approval of your respective program’s director.).
  • Required application materials include: official transcripts, personal statement, current resume, and two letters of reference or recommendation.

School Accreditation Statement

Saint Mary's University of Minnesota is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission,