MS Accounting

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Preparing you to lead a successful career in public or private accounting

MS Accounting program

If you are looking to become a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with access to the best and highest paying jobs, then the University of New Hampshire Paul College of Business and Economics is your school of choice. Earn your M.S. in Accounting from an AACSB-accredited institution -- the gold standard in business education. We have a 96 percent job placement rate and our students go on to work at the nation’s top accounting firms.

The M.S.A. curriculum encompasses 30 credit hours, including seven required courses and three track courses. For students who already have an undergraduate accounting degree we offer an accelerated, 9-month program. Options are available for non-accounting and non-business majors. The program meets the requirements of accounting licensing boards in all U.S. states that have adopted the 150 hour requirement.

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#1

CPA PASS RATE IN NEW HAMPSHIRE

100%

JOB PLACEMENT RATE SIX MONTHS POST-GRADUATION (DOMESTIC STUDENTS)

#6

CPA PASS RATE AMONG THE 40 NEW ENGLAND PROGRAMS

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The M.S. Accounting program develops students’ competencies in both accounting and those technical, analytical and communication skills needed to become innovative problem solvers in public accounting firms as well as small businesses, non-profit organizations, and major corporations.

Paul College of Business and Economics takes you beyond the diploma track, to a place of leadership and career competence in the business world. The faculty serve as mentors to our students. Study in a modern, advanced, and technology-enabled facility.

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WE STAND OUT FROM THE COMPETITION:

  • Excellent job placement rate—candidates typically accept jobs prior to the end of the first semester
  • Annual accounting career fair and Career and Professional Success office help you land that job
  • Rigorous curriculum provides a comprehensive foundation for solving complex accounting issues while satisfying the 150 credit hour CPA licensing requirement
  • Small classes
  • Faculty are nationally and internationally recognized researchers in their fields, and bring that experience into the classroom
  • New York City residency includes meeting the top regulators
  • Active external advisory board, consisting or partners and principals of top accounting firms
  • Merit-based scholarships available
  • International Tax Consulting, PwC
    "Paul College has the best, most enthusiastic, approachable professors and they go the extra mile for their students. They have great partnerships with accounting firms and prepare us well for the real world."
    International Tax Consulting, PwC
    "Paul College has the best, most enthusiastic, approachable professors and they go the extra mile for their students. They have great partnerships with accounting firms and prepare us well for the real world."
  • Alexi Galica-Cohen ’18G is trading words for numbers
    "UNH had the most comprehensive foundation-building prerequisites. The other Master of Accounting programs I was considering had three to five courses, but UNH really made sure that I would have every tool in the toolkit that I would need to succeed"
    Alexi Galica-Cohen ’18G is trading words for numbers
    "UNH had the most comprehensive foundation-building prerequisites. The other Master of Accounting programs I was considering had three to five courses, but UNH really made sure that I would have every tool in the toolkit that I would need to succeed"

Where Are They Now?

Paul College M.S. Accounting graduates have launched successful careers with organizations including:
ALEXANDER ARONSON FINNING & CO.
BAKER NEWMAN NOYES
BERRYDUNN
CARON & BLETZER
DELOITTE
EY
FEELY & DRISCOLL
HOWE, RILEY & HOWE
JOHNSON AND JOHNSON, INC
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KPMG
LEONE, MCDONNELL & ROBERTS
LIBERTY MUTUAL
MELANSON HEATH & COMPANY
NATHAN WECHSLER
PWC
TONNESON AND COMPANY
WALTER & SHUFFAIN
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