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Start a New Chapter in Your Professional Life with an Accounting Degree

Accounting is so much more than numbers; it’s a challenging, dynamic career path! An accounting degree from Metropolitan State University of Denver will prepare you for a job in this fast growing profession and train you to be the professional you’ve always wanted to be.

Why Major in Accounting?

Maybe you know you want to become an accountant. Or, maybe you just like numbers and solving problems and think accounting could be a good fit. Whatever your motivation, you can be sure that majoring in accounting will expand your career opportunities.

Our accounting majors gain invaluable communication skills as well as critical thinking, problem solving, and leadership abilities to confidently take the next step in their professional lives. Join us today!

What is the MSU Denver Accounting Degree Program Like?

Active learning is at the core of the accounting program, and you will leave our program with excellent communication and leadership skills. Our diverse faculty offer a mix of strong academic knowledge and practical experience and the curriculum is relevant and exciting. This means you get an education that is relevant to working in the accounting profession, for pursuing graduate education, or for teaching you the skills to continue in the pursuit of lifelong learning.

Our degree program is offered through the Department of Accounting, which is housed within the College of Business.

Contact us to learn more about a degree from the Department of Accounting at MSU Denver.

Where Can I Work with an Acct. Degree?

Accounting students will position themselves for a variety of career and certification options.

  • Industry working as a staff accountant
  • Government agencies working as auditors
  • Community service organizations work with nonprofits
  • Small, local or large international certified public accounting firms as CPAs
  • Entrepreneurs working for themselves

Learn more about accounting career opportunities 


When Brandon Anderson, 3+2 MPAcc student, began his education at MSU Denver, he envisioned a very different academic path than the one on which he ultimately embarked. But recenlty, he and 25 of his fellow students served as honorary “special agents,” working to solve cases of identity theft, money laundering and embezzlement in a simulation led by the IRS. Read more...