Accounting, M.A

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Accounting, M.A

Saint Louis University
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  • Masters
  • 2 year


Master of Accounting (M.Acc.) program enhance their professional accounting abilities while developing strong analytical, problem-solving and communication skills. Our accounting graduates have a long history of success on the CPA exam, with pass rates exceeding both the Missouri and national averages. Our graduates have also earned the Missouri gold medal on several occasions.

Admission Requirements

Applicants who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents will also need to submit:

  • English Language Proficiency Scores: For non-native speakers of English, an official TOEFL or IELTS score report is also required and must be sent directly from ETS or the British Council (The school code is 6629 for ETS). TOEFL and IELTS scores should be no more than two years old. This program requires a TOEFL score of 88 and an IELTS broadband of at least a 6.5. 

    • The Graduate Programs Office reserves the right to evaluate an applicant's English based on an admissions interview and/or an English language test. Based on the results from either or both, applicants may be referred to INTO SLU for additional coursework. 

  • A GPA on a 4.0 scale is required and should be reflected on official transcripts or documentation. All international transcripts must be calculated by the World Education Services (WES) or the Educational Credential Evaluators (ECE) and include a course-by-course evaluation, including GPA and course levels. The graduate business programs office prefers WES but will accept ECE.

Courses Units

You need to complete 30 credit hours to successfully obtain this degree. Please check detail of study units at

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Graduates will be able to demonstrate technical competency and possess appropriate professional knowledge.


    • Apply knowledge of relevant professional standards and the regulatory environment to resolve financial reporting issues of U.S. business (including not-for-profit) entities.
    • Apply knowledge of tax laws for planning (including financial planning) and compliance purposes.
    • Recognize and evaluate areas of potential legal concern in the business environment and demonstrate understanding of the role of legal issues in risk assessment.]
    • Recognize and evaluate areas of potential risk in an entity’s business processes and information technology environment.

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