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The MPAcc program is convenient and affordable.

The MSU Denver MPAcc program seeks to prepare students for professional practice in areas such as public accounting, internal audit, tax, or fraud and forensic accounting. Our 30 credit program is offered through our AACSB-accredited and affordable College of Business. We designed this degree for working adults with evening classes once per week, and are hopeful that you will pursue academic opportunities as an MPAcc student.


MPAcc features:

  • Self-paced degree plans with evening classes designed for working professionals
  • 10 classes (30 credit hours) and no thesis (or 12 classes (36 credit hours) for students that need both leveling courses)
  • Complete the degree in 1.5 - 2 years
  • Courses in high demand areas: Financial Accounting, Fraud Examination and Forensic Accounting, Internal Auditing, and Taxation
  • One of the most affordable MPAcc programs in Colorado
  • Small class sizes for more one-on-one teacher interaction
  • Experienced instructors with varied backgrounds within the accounting profession
  • A vibrant and diverse downtown campus that’s near the business district 


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
  • Produce high quality, professional written and oral communications
  • Use technology applicable to the accounting profession
  • Participate in service learning, experiential, or internship opportunities
  • Engage in research projects with professors and other graduate students 

   Degree Seeking Application Deadlines

*Free Application Days: February 13 & 14, 2021!*



  • Domestic: Third Monday in April | April 19, 2021
  • International: February 1


  • Domestic: Third Monday in July | July 19, 2021
  • International: May 1


  • Domestic: Third Monday in November | November 15, 2021 
  • International: September 1


   Non-Degree Seeking Application Deadlines


  • Domestic: Monday before Spring semester starts
  • International: N/A


  • Domestic: Monday before Summer semester starts
  • International: N/A


  • Domestic: Monday before Fall semester starts
  • International: N/A
   COVID-19: Updates and Resources

Due to COVID-19, there are currently no in-person classes and most offices are closed on campus.


The College of Business and the College of Business Graduate Programs physical offices are currently closed. We are working remotely and are ready to support you via email, over the phone, by Zoom or Microsoft Teams video conferencing. For more information please contact us.

For official University updates and resources, visit the Coronavirus update page. 

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