- Master of Science (MS)
- On Campus
Learn Accounting at Monroe’s King Graduate School
Our MS in Accounting degree is industry-driven. You’ll emerge with all the tools you need for advancement in your career, and you’ll be well-prepared to take the CPA exam. Not only that, you can complete your accounting graduate program online—on your schedule. This program is also offered at our New York campuses.
- 36 credit program
- Graduate-level professional internship option
Is a master's in accounting worth it? Career opportunities in this field are expected to grow 6% through 2028, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
The master’s in accounting degree curriculum is a challenging mix of classes in taxation, analysis, and advanced auditing, plus classes in ethics, leadership, and management. You’ll graduate ready to leverage your master's in accounting as a public accountant, corporate accountant, in private industry, and nonprofit organizations.
International accounting is a rapidly expanding field and its importance has grown in conjunction with globalization. A master's degree in accounting can position you to tackle global challenges in the twenty-first century – challenges that require you to be knowledgeable in international financial reporting, harmonization, standardization, and consolidation of financial statements of multinational corporations.
You may be required to take an additional foundation course if this was not taken during your undergraduate studies in accounting. This foundation class is offered either online or on campus during the weekend. Your admissions counselor will advise you as to whether this class is necessary. There is a separate tuition for the foundation course.
Foundations of Statistics
This foundation workshop covers concepts in Descriptive Statistics, Inferential Statistics, Probability, and OLS estimates (trend line with intercept and slop). The objective of the workshop is to strengthen skills in abstract thinking, critical analysis, and forecasting.
Professional Accounting Opportunities
The value of professional connections can’t be overstated. Monroe’s King Graduate School offers several opportunities for you to expand your network with others in business and accounting.
- Delta Mu Delta International Honor Society - Recognizing the academic excellence of students at qualifying colleges around the world.
- The National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) - For students who want to enhance opportunities for themselves in the accounting and finance industries. Our NABA Chapter proudly enters the Deloitte Case Competition each year … and won first place in 2017 and 2018!
- Association for Latino Professionals for America (ALPFA) - Helping students develop leadership skills; access the national ALPFA Scholarship Program; acquire professional mentors, and network within the Big Four accounting firms and leading Fortune 500 companies.
King Graduate School has shown me how to do an in-depth analysis of my company's financials, which makes me an asset anywhere.
Jennifer Morales, MS
MS Accounting, 2017
BBA Accounting, 2011
Staff Accountant, Asphalt Green
Monroe students thrive because of the individual attention they receive from dedicated teachers with one goal: to see them succeed.
Keithroy Nanton, PhD
Professor, King Graduate School
Stephanie Kendrick, CPA, MBA, MS
Professor, School of Business and Accounting
Academic Calendar & Application Deadlines
|Fall (Sept - Dec)||August 31|
|Winter (January - April)||December 31|
International applicants are encouraged to apply three months before the start date.