Frequently Asked Questions

  • Individuals working in the accounting field (public or private sectors) and want to boost and advance your careers
  • Individuals planning to take CPA examination and need to meet the 150-hour educational requirement set by California law for CPA licensure
  • Individuals planning to change your career path and getting into the sought-after accounting sectors

Submission of GRE or GMAT scores are optional. Speak with your Saint Mary's Program Advisor if you have any additional questions.

Graduate Business alumni have the opportunity to audit classes for a nominal fee of $500. This is an important benefit to note for M.S. in Accounting alumni because it allows them the opportunity to revisit specific curriculum that can enhance their readiness for the CPA licensure or serve as a refresher for industry professionals.

Yes, we offer scholarships! 

Financial Aid is also available. Graduate students are eligible for a variety of loans, including both subsidized and unsubsidized Federal Stafford Loans and the Graduate PLUS Loan. For more information, contact: 

Please contact an admissions advisor, at (925) 631-4888 or email gradbusiness@stmarys-ca.edu.

Spring 10 Week Term (April) - Accounting boot camp  

Summer 10 Week Term (July) -  Regular summer start 

Tuition for the M.S. in Accounting program:  2023-24 Tuition: $33,125 total

Every other Saturday in-person 8:30am -5:00pm 

Monday & Wednesdays online via zoom from 7:00pm- 9:00pm

Applicants without a major/minor concentration in accounting must take and pass the Accounting Boot Camp.

No, there are no electives in the MSA program.