Master of Science in Accounting (MS) Degree

Drexel LeBow MS in Accounting

Why Pursue an MS in Accounting?

Gain the technical knowledge, analytical skills and communication expertise required to lead as an ethical and effective accounting professional by pursuing a master’s in
accounting from Drexel LeBow College of Business in Philadelphia. Offered through our Accounting Department, the MS degree will prepare you to take the CPA exam or for a career as an accountant.

How Long Does It Take to Get an MS in Accounting

Two-Year MS Degree Option

This extremely focused, cohorted full-time Master’s of Science in Accounting program is for students who hold bachelor’s degrees in accounting or non-accounting fields of study who wish to sit for the CPA exam and prepare for a successful career in accounting.

  • 63-credit program
  • Full-time program completed in two calendar years
  • Part-time program available, completion times vary by student
  • Coupled with undergraduate degree may make you eligible for CPA exam

One-Year MS Degree Option

This highly selective full-time Master’s of Science in Accounting program is designed for students who hold a bachelor’s degree in accounting from a U.S. institution who wish to become CPA ready.

  • 45-credit program
  • Full-time program completed in 12 months
  • Part-time program available, completion times vary by student
  • Coupled with undergraduate degree may make you eligible for CPA exam

Plan of Study and Course Descriptions

Please refer to the Drexel University Catalog for complete 1-year degree program degree requirements, 2-year program degree requirements and course descriptions.

In addition to a Master of Science degree in accounting, Drexel Lebow also offers an MBA program with a specialization in accounting if you are looking for a more generalized business education with a focus in accounting but not planning to become a CPA.

MS in Accounting Admissions

If you want to learn more about Drexel Lebow’s Master of Science in Accounting program, you can attend an information session or request additional information. Ready to apply? Use our online application form to get started!