2 years
Jan Aug
Study mode
Tuition fee (entire course)
Local students
USD 39,000
Foreign students
USD 39,000
Other costs
Other costs apply

About this course

The Master of Science in Accounting (MSA) program is designed to qualify graduates to sit for the California CPA exam while obtaining a master’s degree. Students will pursue the degree in a highly personalized learning environment. The 30 credit MSA program offers students:

  • A keen understanding of the strategic role of accounting in business organizations
  • The ability to apply ethical principles and responsibilities in accounting 
  • Expertise in the field using relevant academic and professional research
  • The ability to communicate effectively and persuasively

The MSA program may be completed in 10 months but length may vary depending on unfinished prerequisites. Classes meet in the evening. Students will have an opportunity to complete business courses offered in our AACSB accredited and nationally ranked MBA program. 

Entry Requirements

  • Submit the online application
  • Resume
  • Statement of Intent
  • Official academic transcript from undergraduate degree granting institution
    • Send electronically to admtranscript@chapman.edu
    • Send via mail to:
      Chapman University
      Office of Graduate Admissions
      One University Drive
      Orange, CA 92866
  • Official GMAT or GRE score (institution code 4047)
  • Two letters of recommendation 
  • International Applicants must also submit the following:
    • Official TOEFL, IELTS or PTE test score
    • Copy of diploma
    • International Graduate Student Supplemental Form