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Master of Professional Accountancy (MPAcc)

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Master of Professional Accountancy (MPAcc) Overview

The Master of Professional Accountancy program is:

  • Convenient- The program was designed with working professional in mind. Evening classes are taught once per week, and most students are on a two-year degree plan taking two or three classes each semester.
  • Affordable- Full-time, in-state students can complete the program for less than $18,000.
  • Offered through the AACSB Accredited MSU Denver College of Business, which boasts this top accreditation held by only 5% of the world’s business schools.

The MPAcc degree gives you the opportunity to:

  • Refine your critical reasoning skills, leadership talents and your ability to work in a team
  • Develop an ethical basis to assist in adapting to today’s multifaceted business world and making complex decisions
  • Produce high quality, professional-level written and oral communications
  • Use technology applicable to the accounting field
  • Participate in service-learning, applied-learning, internships or get involved in other professional events
  • Do research and refine your presentation skills
  • Develop a sound foundation in regulatory and legal environments


   Application Deadlines
Semester Complete Application Due

Domestic: First Monday in October

International: September 1


Domestic: First Monday in March

International: February 1


Domestic: First Monday in June

International: May 1

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