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Master of Science in Accounting

Invest in a Brighter Future

A full education in Accounting, leading to your CPA exam.

According to a recent U.S. News & World Report, the demand for accountants will continue to grow through the year 2020. If you’re interested in becoming a private or certified public accountant, Fontbonne’s Master of Science in Accounting will help you reach your goals. 

For those interested in entering accounting who do not have a bachelor’s degree in the field, our master’s program will give you the knowledge, complex thinking and decision-making skills necessary for a successful accounting career.

Program Highlights

Evening classes and low faculty-to-student ratios are designed to allow you to pursue your career goals while keeping your current position.

  • Flexibility: These 30 credit hours are offered as eight-week evening courses with evening options available. 
  • A Comprehensive Education: For those with non-accounting undergraduate degrees
  • A Degree with a Difference: Focus on responsibility, ethics and critical thinking 
  • Real-World Expertise: Experienced professionals as faculty mentors 
  • Gets You to the Finish Line: Comprehensive preparation for the CPA exam 

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Fontbonne University is proud to maintain this program’s accreditation by The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). For more information on accreditation, click here.

Program Formats

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Clayton Campus

Located in a beautiful residential neighborhood in the vibrant St. Louis suburb of Clayton, our original, main campus is home to Fontbonne’s administrative offices, on-campus housing, the Jack C. Taylor Library, bookstore, theater, art studio and gallery, as well as classrooms, education spaces and offices.

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Fontbonne is dedicated to designing and teaching high-quality, mission-driven online courses and programs. Just as Fontbonne University’s traditional programs seek to educate students to think critically, to act ethically and to assume responsibility as citizens and leaders, so do our online courses and programs.

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Also Offered: MBA in Accounting

Already have an undergraduate degree in Accounting? The Master of Business Administration in Accounting degree program is designed for those with an undergraduate degree in Accounting who wish to pursue a graduate degree to fulfill the CPA examination requirements to become a Certified Public Accountant. 

Program Contact

Dr. Linda Magrath, JD

Phone: 314-889-1423

Master of Science in Accounting

Contact Information

6800 Wydown Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63105


Mon – Fri 8:00am – 4:30pm

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