M.S. in Accounting FAQs

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Questions About CCU's M.S. in Accounting Degree Program

Are you interested in earning a Master of Science in Accounting degree? The College of Adult and Graduate Studies at CCU is here to help you determine whether or not a master's in Accounting is right for you. If you have additional questions, please contact an enrollment counselor today.

Is the M.S. in Accounting program accredited?

All of Colorado Christian University's programs are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Visit our Accreditations page for details.

How many credit hours is the M.S. in Accounting program and how long does it take to complete?

The program is 30 credit hours and generally takes approximately two years. See the M.S. in Accounting Curriculum page for additional information as well as the M.S. in Accounting Prerequisites. 

Are there any prerequisites?

Admission to the Master of Science in Accounting program requires an undergraduate degree in accounting or an equivalent.
All applicants to the program are required to have an undergraduate finance OR equivalent finance course OR ACC 320A Financial Statement Analysis (prerequisite for FIN 501 – Financial Foundations). See M.S. in Accounting Prerequisites for details.

How much does the program cost?

Is financial aid available?

See our Financial Aid site for detailed information about financial aid and payment options for graduate students. The first step in applying for financial aid is to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). You are also encouraged to check with your employer about additional tuition benefits that may be available through your company.

How does the online format work?

The master's in Accounting classes blend the latest eLearning technology with the latest educational theory and practice. Students attend classes online, do research using the Internet, exchange emails, and participate in online discussions. Even assignments and tests are submitted online. Weekly assignments are required, but the course design generally allows participants to complete coursework at the times and places that work best for them before scheduled deadlines.

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