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Freshmen work together to make prototypes during an Opus College of Business "freshman innovation immersion" session August 28, 2018.

Build Your Accounting Career

MS in Accountancy Academic Experience

Become a Trusted Accounting Professional

Our well-respected graduate accounting degree program offers a flexible schedule and allows St. Thomas undergraduate accounting majors to earn graduate credits during their undergraduate studies. Students with a completed undergraduate accounting degree can complete the program as a full-time graduate student in as little as 11 months or choose to complete the program part-time.

You’ll study courses in Advanced Managerial Decision Making, Forensic Accounting, International Accounting and Tax Research as part of our curriculum. Plus, get real-world exposure to the accounting industry on half-day visits to local firms where you can experience the culture and network.

With personal coaching from faculty and staff, our built-in professional development will set you apart from the competition. Expect to expand your technical expertise, interpersonal skills and business acumen to enter the workforce as a principled, competitive leader.

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Take Your CPA Exam with Confidence

Get a thorough academic understanding of CPA exam material from our Professional Licensure Preparation & Strategy course. More importantly, you’ll learn how to apply your knowledge instinctively—so you can take the exam with confidence. The course prepares you to sit for all four parts of the Uniform Certified Public Accounting examination:

  • Financial, Auditing and Reporting
  • Business Environment Concepts
  • Auditing
  • Regulation

MBA students participating in the Opus College of Business MBA Career Fair in Schulze Hall in Minneapolis on Friday, April 8, 2011.

Develop Real-World Skills

Our instructors don’t just prepare you for the final exam—they equip you with the practical knowledge and skills you need to succeed outside the classroom.

Our applied learning model uses group projects, case studies, simulations, guest speakers, internships and more. Visit local accounting firms and complete practical exercises to get a feel for a real-world workplace. Leave the program feeling prepared for your next work assignment or career opportunity.

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St. Thomas Opus College of Business is an incredible place to learn, meet inspiring peers and mentors, and build a strong career path. Don't just take our word for it—experience St. Thomas firsthand. Visit a class, attend an info session, or chat with the admissions team.