Master of Science in Accounting

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2 in-demand concentrations

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Prepare for the CPA exam and specialize your accounting skills.

The University of New Haven’s accelerated online M.S. in Accounting trains you for leadership careers in the dynamic accounting field. Through our comprehensive curriculum, you will develop the critical thinking and strategic decision-making skills you need to thrive in areas like auditing, taxation, compliance, and data analytics.

Choose from career-focused concentrations in accounting analytics and forensic accounting to customize your degree for your professional goals. Graduates of the online MSA program also meet requirements to sit for the CPA exam in most states. As a student at the University of New Haven, you will learn from a faculty of experienced accounting professionals and industry leaders who are dedicated to your success. 

The University of New Haven’s Pompea College of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), a distinction that places us among the top five percent of business programs across the globe.

Concentration Options

Accounting Analytics (STEM)

This STEM-designated concentration provides you with valuable data analysis tools used in auditing, predictive modeling, business operations analytics, and more. You will study cutting-edge topics like database management, data visualization, and machine learning to enhance your knowledge in this emerging skill area.

Forensic Accounting

In this concentration, you will study investigative accounting techniques that examine, prevent, and detect fraud. You’ll develop your skills in areas like forensic auditing and business valuation to prepare for high-demand careers in the growing field of forensic accounting.

Potential Careers For Graduates

CareerMedian Annual Wage
Chief Financial Officer$134,264
Corporate Controller$98,723
Financial Analyst$85,660
Managerial Accountant$72,026
Auditor$71,550
Forensic Accountant$67,927
Certified Public Accountant$66,542

Career and salary data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and Payscale.com

Quick Facts

30-36

total credits

7

week course length

3

start dates per year
(January, May, August)

About the University of New Haven

The University of New Haven is a private, nonsectarian, independent university that has been recognized by The Princeton Review and U.S. News & World Report for academic excellence. Located between New York City and Boston in the shoreline city of West Haven, the University is a diverse and vibrant community of students from across the globe.

The University has been accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education since 1948 and is chartered by the General Assembly of the State of Connecticut. The University’s Pompea College of Business is accredited by AACSB International.