MS in Accounting

The Master of Science in Accounting provides specialized training for successful careers in corporate accounting, controllership, and public accounting.

Students in the MS in Accounting at UM-Dearborn can complete the CPA exam preparation course through CPAexcel® at a significant discount, and even qualify to receive a 100% reimbursement. The MS in Accounting is open to students from all undergraduate majors and does not require previous accounting coursework.

The program is offered on campus, and a few of the courses are also occasionally available on-line. You may enroll on a full- or part-time basis during the fall and winter semesters, and some courses are often available during the summer. The program usually can be completed within 12-16 months of full-time study.

Admission is rolling, and you may begin the program in September or January. May admission is also usually possible for part-time students.

Students eligible to pursue the Accounting 4+1 option may count 4 courses/12 credits in the graduate program toward their undergraduate accounting major. All other University of Michigan-Dearborn students who have been admitted to the MS in Accounting may take up to 6 graduate credits during the final semester of their undergraduate program.


The Master of Science in Accounting requires 10 courses or 30 credit hours.

Program Details

College of Business Graduate Office

166 - Fairlane Center South
19000 Hubbard Drive
Dearborn, MI 48126
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