Propel your career.

Isenberg’s MS in Accounting — the top-ranked program in New England and one of a select few to achieve the prestigious AACSB accreditation in accounting — prepares you for the best jobs in accounting, in a way that fits your lifestyle. Working with internationally recognized faculty in accounting and auditing, you will learn to apply real-world solutions and practices through a progressive curriculum committed to team-based learning and hands-on problem solving. The knowledge you gain in the program will fulfill the educational requirements to become a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Massachusetts.

Choose Your Path

Choose Your Path

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CPA Licensure in MA

CPA Licensure in MA

The MS Accounting program at the Isenberg School of Management meets the education requirements for CPA licensure in the state of Massachusetts. Our program does not assert that it meets licensure/certification requirements of any state other than Massachusetts, and individuals who are seeking CPA licensure in another state should contact one of our Program Information Specialists for more information. Access to your state’s licensing agency is available on the CPA Licensure Directory

98%
The career placement rate for Isenberg accounting grads, with roles including Chief Financial Officer, Tax Accountant, Forensic Accountant, and Financial Analyst.
$68,000
Recent grads have been hired by top firms including PwC, Ernst & Young, RSM, and CohnReznick, with an average starting salary of $68,000 per year.
Career
Enhance your career connections and opportunities with the resources of the Office of Career Success and the Isenberg alumni network.
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AACSB Accounting Accreditation

AACSB Accounting Accreditation

AACSB represents the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide. Isenberg is part of the one percent of the worlds' 13,000 business programs that have earned this recognition. AACSB-accredited schools produce highlight skilled graduates valued by employers over graduates from non-accredited schools. Isenberg is proud to have this distinction.

Accolades
2024 U.S. News & World Report Best Online Grad Business Programs
Online MS in Accounting
#6 Overall
U.S. News & World Report, 2024
Ranked #3
MS in Accounting
#3 Overall
Fortune Education, 2023
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Revolutionary Flexibility

Revolutionary Flexibility

This Isenberg program participates in the UMass Flex initiative, providing students with flexible access to courses offered at UMass Amherst.

 

Proudly representing UMass Flex—a commitment to our university’s core values, while delivering a flexible educational experience to meet the needs of today’s students.

 

Accounting Faculty

Accounting Faculty

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Chris Agoglia
Christopher P. Agoglia
Richard Simpson Endowed Professor
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Orhan Akisik
Orhan Akisik
Senior Lecturer II
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Richard J. Asebrook
Professor Emeritus
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Bradley Bennett
Bradley Bennett
Department Chair & Ronald C. Mannino Faculty Fellow
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Jeremiah W. Bentley
Richard Dieter MS ‘66 & Susan C. Dieter Faculty Fellow and Associate Professor
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Kerri Bohonowicz
Kerri Bohonowicz
Senior Lecturer
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Graham Gal 2022
Graham Gal
Associate Professor
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Yoon Ju Kang
Associate Professor
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Thomas E. Kida
Professor Emeritus
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Andrew Kitto
Assistant Professor
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Catherine Lowry
Catherine West Lowry
Senior Lecturer II
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Ronald C. Mannino
Professor Emeritus
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W. Timothy Mitchell
W. Timothy Mitchell
Clinical Associate Professor
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David Piercey
David Piercey
John F. Kennedy Endowed Professor
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Jennifer Roy
Associate Chair, Department of Accounting | Graduate Faculty Director, MS Accounting | Lecturer
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Lynda Schwartz
Professor of Practice, Director of Forensic Accounting and Data Analytics Curriculum
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Matthew G. Sherwood
Assistant Professor
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Richard H. Simpson
Professor Emeritus
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James F. Smith
Professor Emeritus
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Pamela Trafford
Pamela Trafford
Senior Lecturer II
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