Two male and two female MSA program graduates

MS Accountancy: Prepare for a Rewarding Career

Our MS Accountancy graduates begin their careers at the largest professional service firms and corporations in the world, at state and federal agencies and well-respected regional and local CPA firms.

The Master of Science in Accountancy at UNCW:

  • One of the most affordable graduate accounting programs in North Carolina
  • 96% placement rate at graduation
  • Fulfills the 150-hour education requirements to be licensed as a CPA
  • CPA exam pass rate on first-time attempts is above the national average
  • Substantial financial support available through scholarships and assistantships
  • Hands-on learning, professional development and extensive placement activities for students
  • Low 6:1 student-to-faculty ratio allows for quality relationship building and mentorship
  • Outstanding faculty with extensive experience, research and industry connections 
  • Degree concentrations available
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N.C. Resident Tuition & Fees

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10 months**

Program Duration

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Program Credit Hours

*Approximate total amount of tuition and fees that students who qualify for in-state tuition and complete the program without prerequisites will pay.
**Those applicants without an accounting background will be required to complete prerequisites before beginning the program; this will extend the duration to 13 months.