Master of Science in Accounting
St. John’s University

Program Details

The M.S. in Accounting provides you with the technical accounting knowledge and prepares you for the CPA exam. This accelerated program is taught by practicing professionals and will quickly position you for career advancement.

 The M.S.A. program gives professionals an understanding of accounting practice in the workplace and the global marketplace. Students will prepare for the CPA exam while learning from a distinguished faculty who all hold doctoral or terminal law degrees and are current CPAs. They will also connect with active alumni at the Big Four accounting firms who are eager to share their success. SJU’s M.S.A. program provides the technical accounting knowledge and connections graduates need to advance their accounting careers.

St. John’s University offers strong ties to the Big Four accounting firms in New York, giving students access to a wealth of information in many accounting specialties. At 170,000 strong, the alumni network also serves as a resource to current students. CPAs can use the coursework they have completed at St. John’s to meet their continuing education requirement.

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


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100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

AACSB International (AACSB)

School Accreditation & Licensing

St. John’s University is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Admission Tests

GMAT, GRE, Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

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

Additional Info

  • Qualified applicants with a GPA of at least 3.25 may be eligible for a GMAT/GRE waiver.