Master of Science

DescriptionDegree OptionsAdmissions Requirements
The MS in Accounting is designed for accounting professionals interested in pursuing licensure as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or certification as a Certified Management Accountant (CMA). This program will prepare you for high demand careers with course content specifically geared to help you prepare for the rigorous certification exams. This program is delivered completely and conveniently online.*
*The MS in Accounting is not suitable for international students requiring a student visa from PSU due to its online delivery format.


The MBA in General Management is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). Certificate programs are not subject to accreditation through ACBSP. The MS in Accounting was designed to the same strict academic and quality standards of the MBA in General Management and we expect it will hold ACBSP accreditation when eligible.

Use the Course Planning Matrix to see when Graduate Business courses will be offered.

Students can complete the 30 credit MS in Accounting program or for those not interested in pursing the master’s degree there is the option of a graduate certificate in Accounting.

MS in Accounting
Accounting certificate
Admissions requirements for the MS in Accounting requires the following materials to be submitted through our online application

  • 3.0 or better in undergraduate coursework
  • Official transcripts from any/all college level work
  • Three professional recommendations
  • Current Resume
  • Statement of interest
  • NH Residency Verification form (NH residents only)
  • $75 application fee

Requirements for the Accounting Graduate Certificate

  • Official transcripts showing conferral of bachelor’s degree
  • Maintain a 3.0 GPA or better in the required courses
  • Completion of application for admission