AACSB Accredited, St. Edwards University

Earn an Online Masters of Science in Accounting Analytics in 12 to 17 months

Designed to embrace the digital transformation facing accounting professionals today, the Master of Science in Accounting Analytics at St. Edward’s University is built to prepare accounting professionals to sit for the CPA exam* and propel them into executive-level roles in accounting and finance. For further information, please contact an Enrollment Counselor at (512) 326-7501.

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The M.S. in Accounting Analytics provides graduates with high demand skills and higher earning potential when compared to traditional graduate accounting programs and accountants without a master’s degree. The program includes two specialization tracks, Audit and Financial Reporting, and the curriculum is based on the AICPA CPA Exam Blueprint and meets Texas State Board of Public Accountancy (TSBPA) qualifications.*

* Licensure requirements vary by state and students should consult with their state’s licensing boards.

The program is designed for full-time working professionals and can be completed in as little as 12 months for students with an accounting undergraduate degree and 17 months for students with undergraduate degrees in an area of business other than accounting.

  • Accounting undergraduate
    • 30 Credit Hours
    • 12-17 months
  • Business majors (other than accounting)
    • 39 Credit Hours
    • 17-22 months

Message from the Program Director

Thank you for your interest in the Master of Science in Accounting Analytics program. If you are looking to complete your 150 hours to sit for the CPA exam, are seeking a career in accounting, or are a working professional that wants to advance your career, then this degree should be a perfect fit for you. The program is designed to prepare accounting and business professionals to sit for the Texas CPA exam with an emphasis on the skills accounting employers are seeking.  What sets St. Edward’s graduates apart is our Holy Cross mission of educating not only the mind, but also the heart. 

St. Edward’s University is a Holy Cross university with a dedicated staff supporting you in the program. Our small class size ensures your ability to get individual attention from our dedicated instructors. Through online activities and breakout rooms you will have the opportunity to form a network with your classmates that will last a lifetime. Our classes are a mix of 7-week and 14-week classes. Our graduates have found positions at the Big Four accounting firms, small and mid-size accounting firms, as well as in industry. St. Edward’s is an AACSB accredited business school and a US News and World Report recognized best university.

I encourage you to take a close look at our program. I believe you will find it to be an exciting program that will further your career, preparing you to take the CPA exam. If you would like to discuss the program further, do not hesitate to contact me at kathl@stedwards.edu

- Dr. Katherine Lopez

Check Out This Helpful Q&A with Program Director Katherine Lopez

The Master of Science in Accounting Analytics (MSAA) online graduate program prepares students for a changing field shaped by new technology. Program director and long-time faculty member, Katherine Lopez, explains how St. Edward’s gives graduates an edge in the evolving accounting and business market.

To apply for the program, students are required to have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited university and complete the application process. For application dates and to submit an application, please go to the Graduate Application Page.