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Master of Science in Accounting

Fast and Flexible M.S. in Accounting Degree

Wilmington University’s 30-credit hour, accounting master’s degree program requires only five prerequisite undergraduate courses, allowing you to complete your accounting graduate degree quickly and establish a sound foundation for your CPA, CMA, CIA, CFE and other professional exams. Plus—you can take your accounting classes 100% online or face-to-face, learning when and where is best for you.




A Master’s Degree in Accounting that Builds Real-World Accounting Experience

Throughout your Accounting graduate degree program, practical assignments, cases and discussions with experienced, business-savvy accounting degree instructors will equip you with knowledge and skills you can immediately put to work in your accounting career. This accounting master’s degree program is also designed for students whose undergraduate degree is not in accounting.



Comprehensive Accounting Degree Preparation and Credit for the CPA Exam

Wilmington University’s CPA Review Course/Accounting Review Certificate will not only prepare you to sit for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam but will provide you with the 150 credit hours required to become a CPA. If you’ve already passed the CPA, you may receive academic credit towards your accounting graduate degree.



Graduate Accounting Degree that Builds Your Resumé and Your Network

Take advantage of WilmU’s close ties with respected local accounting firms. The connections formed while completing your master’s degree in accounting offer opportunities for accounting internships and career advancement, as well as networking channels with local accounting industry leaders.


Accredited M.S. in Accounting The Wilmington University M.S. in Accounting is accredited by the International Accreditation Council for Business Education.

Finish your accounting degree in
as little as one year.
10 courses 30 total credits

$1,431 per course

Cost of a typical 3-credit graduate degree course taken at our
Wilson Graduate Center or online. Wilmington University tuition is based on cost-per-credit.
You only pay for the courses you need to complete your accounting master's degree.

Career and industry outlook for M.S. in Accounting graduates.

An accounting master’s degree opens the door to a fulfilling accounting career.

Source: Emsi Economic Modeling, LLC, 2018

8.5% Job Growth

More than 104,000 Annual Openings

$44.80 Median Hourly Earnings


I have a talent for accounting, but when the work started getting easy and I wanted to move up, building a master's degree on top of my experience helped me to take full advantage of my career's opportunities. —Carlos Cotto
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