No matter what state the economy is in, there will always be strong demand for accountants and auditors positioned for leadership. This makes earning your master’s degree in accounting a valuable investment.
The US Bureau of Labor Statistics projects 4% growth annually for accounting employment from 2019 to 2029, making the profession a promising one to pursue. According to the BLS, globalization and complex tax and regulatory environments are just two factors spurring this expansion, requiring leaders who excel functionally while driving growth for the business. A master's in accounting prepares you for these types of opportunities.
Flexible schedule. Evening classes offer maximum flexibility for work, family, and other commitments.
Focus on professional growth. Our students benefit from a dedicated placement center, mentorships and internships, advisory boards, alumni connections, and student organizations like the award-winning Beta Alpha Psi.
Outstanding reputation. Albers’ Master’s in Accounting degree has been ranked among the top 25 nationwide for nine consecutive years by US News and World Report. The program is accredited by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and is one of only nine Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) Centers of Excellence in the world.
The Albers MPAC program is #25 in the nation, tied for#4 on the West Coast, and tied for #1 in the Northwest by U.S. News & World Report 2021.
Apply for scholarships when you apply for our Masters in Accounting program
Seattle University’s Albers School of Business offers two Master’s degrees in accounting: a Master’s in Accounting and Analytics (MSAA) and a Master’s in Professional Accounting (MPAC). Albers’ two options ensure that everyone — those with and without accounting backgrounds — has the opportunity to pursue their master’s degree in accounting.
Do you already have a bachelor’s degree in accounting?
Designed for those with an accounting undergraduate degree, our Masters in Accounting and Analytics is a STEM-designated program offering OPT opportunities for international students.
Do you not already have a bachelor’s degree in accounting?
Our Master's in Professional Accounting gives you the right credentials to switch careers or progress upwards in your organization.