M.S. in Accounting

Meet California's Accounting Education Requirement
and Get Ahead in Your Career 

U.S. News and World Report ranked the College's Hybrid Non-MBA Graduate Business Programs #26 nationwide. The report also listed the Online MBA Program as fifth in California.

Expertise in accounting opens a world of career opportunities in a variety of industries and specializations, and the job market has never been better:

  • The number of accounting positions is forecasted to grow 11% by 2024. (Bureau of Labor Statistics)
  • Accountants and auditors will be one of the top 20 occupations with the most job openings in Silicon Valley through 2020. (California Employment Development Department)

Accounting 38% increase in salaryOffered in a hybrid part-time format, the Saint Mary’s College of California offers a Master of Science in Accounting degree program which can be earned over 15 months allowing professionals to work full-time. This degree helps prepare students for professional success in accounting in the public and private sectors while meeting the 150-hour educational requirement newly set by California law for CPA licensure. 

The program combines in-class campus sessions on alternate Saturdays with live, web-based class sessions on two weeknight evenings. You can participate in the evening sessions, anywhere you can access the Internet. Check out the virtual tour.