Master of Science in Accounting

Master of Science in Accounting

Core Credits 
24 credits
Total Credits 
30 credits
Classes are held two nights each week
Core Program Duration 
Approximately 12 months
About the Program 

The Master of Science in Accounting (MSA) prepares students for successful careers in public and private accounting. The program is designed to complement a student’s undergraduate degree in accounting with advanced topics in accounting and business. The program provides the students with the practical, as well as the theoretical knowledge and learning experiences necessary to be successful in the accounting profession. Combined with the undergraduate degree, the MSA meets the New York State Education Department’s requirements for students, qualifying them to sit for the C.P.A. exam.

What can you do with this degree?
After completing the Master's in Accounting, Buffalo students have gone on to careers as
What can you do with this degree? 
Certified Public Accountants
Financial Managers
Corporate Accountants
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
Compliance Officer
Financial Advisor

Program Format 
On Campus

Classes just two nights a week

Seven-week sessions

Complete your degree and be qualified to take the CPA Exam in as little as one year

Summer start


At Medaille College, we understand the challenges of being a working adult with high career aspirations. That’s why Medaille’s Adult & Graduate programs are designed specifically to fit your already busy schedule. With Medaille, you can earn your degree and still have time for work and family. Medaille College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. (267-284-5000)
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Rochester campus: (585) 272-0030

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Undergraduate Programs

High school students and transfer students who want to enroll in day classes at the Buffalo campus.

Adult and Graduate Programs

Adult learners applying to our undergraduate or graduate degree programs at either our Buffalo or Rochester campuses.

Online Programs

Adult learners applying to our online undergraduate or graduate degree programs.