This full-time, in-person program will enhance your professional strengths as you gain advanced accounting skills and learn to leverage big data, applying highly sought-after data analytics skills. Earning a master's-level credential in accounting positions you for lasting success as a leader in accounting, management and finance. While the Master of Accountancy prepares you to meet the educational requirements for CPA licensure in your state*, it’s just one of the many paths you can take.
Full-Time Master of Accountancy
Earn an AACSB-accredited master’s in accounting from a top national university in just one year.
At Ohio University, we believe an advanced degree should be high-quality and affordable without unnecessary hurdles. Our full-time program allows you to get started quickly with no GRE or GMAT requirement while offering all the quality you expect from OHIO. In addition to AACSB accreditation, OHIO’s College of Business holds AACSB Supplemental Accounting accreditation, so our students earn a degree recognized throughout the industry for the highest academic standards and career preparation.
- Complete in as little as one year with an undergraduate degree in accounting (42-credit hours for non-accounting majors)
- Graduate with a certificate in Business Analytics plus your master’s degree
- Ohio residents can earn their degree for less than $19,000 (Accounting Path), or less than $26,000 (Business Path)
- Proven quality with both AACSB and AACSB Supplemental Accounting Accreditations
- OHIO’s College of Business ranked among the Top 30 business schools in the U.S.
- Career support from day one to ensure return on your investment
Prepare for the CPA and Beyond
Includes a Business Analytics Certificate
Graduates of OHIO’s Master of Accountancy program will also earn a valuable business analytics certificate. Analytics training can provide the technical expertise you need to stand out in the job market. This certificate program delivers a concise, comprehensive exploration of business analytics methods, software and strategy. Our curriculum emphasizes the business value of analytics and how predictive analytics can be used to solve problems, identify opportunities and create a competitive advantage for organizations.
Valuable Learning Through Graduate Assistantships
Graduate Assistantships provided by the program offer a valuable learning experience. Student roles are varied and offer the opportunity to work 10 hours per week in a number of different kinds of roles; from marketing to events, advising to recruiting, and planning the international immersion trip. These positions also come with a 25% tuition waiver and a small stipend.
Admissions Requirements & Deadlines
OHIO’s Master of Accountancy cohort starts in May. Admission is selective, so apply by February 15 for best consideration.
Early Assurance Program
OHIO Undergraduates: Declare your intent before the end of your sophomore year, keep your GPA up, and get a guaranteed spot.
Tuition & Fees
Tuition and fees for the Master of Accountancy are available on the Bursar's website.
Study in America’s Best College Town
Situated in the rolling hills of Southeast Ohio (it’s surprisingly beautiful here), Athens is a small but eclectic city with a great local food and brews scene, plenty of parks, lakes, bike trails and national forests for the outdoor enthusiast, and drivable access to Ohio’s capital in Columbus.