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Graduate & Professional Studies

  • Business School

Master of Science in Accounting

We collaborated with top local employers to design an MSA that goes way beyond CPA prep. Our program dives deep into the career skills you’ll need to thrive, blending technical accounting and data analytics skills like IDEA, ACL, Power BI, and Tableau with communication, negotiation, and human factors coursework. You’ll graduate with a well-rounded skillset that will take you confidently into the future.

  • $825
    Per Credit
  • 30
  • 18
  • 100% Online

    Live synchronous sessions are just 90 minutes per week to make scheduling easy. Classes are fun, engaging, and easy to participate in from wherever you’re most comfortable learning.

  • 2 Annual Starts

    You can choose to start your MSA classes in either May or September. You’ll move through your coursework with a dedicated cohort, and break in January for tax season.

  • Tech Oriented

    Data visualization tools like IDEA and Tableau and research tools like FASB Codification are must-haves for every accounting professional's resume. We'll help you get the hands-on experience you need to compete. 

  • Business School
Convenience is what truly sets Nichols College apart from many other schools.  I have the ability to continue working full time and the choice to participate in lectures remotely or in a traditional classroom setting; all while simultaneously working towards both an MBA and MSA! 
–Nourhan M. Abusalah, MBA/MSA Candidate

Successful Professionals

  • Controller

    Blending leadership and accounting skills to wield the ultimate responsibility for ledgers, payroll, budgeting, tax compliance, and more. All in a day’s work. 

  • Security Analyst

    Using data to solve the puzzle and maintain order on behalf of public and private employers whose success depends on your knowledge. 

  • Treasurer

    Forecasting cash flow and financial stability for historic and planning purposes. Good treasurers are at the heart of every great for- and non-profit venture. 

Countdown To Your MSA

  • Common Core (12 credits)

  • MSA Core Courses (18 Credits)