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Get the Credentials You Need

MS in Accountancy Career Impact

Move Your Career Forward with an MS in Accountancy

Work hard to get your degree, and it will pay off. After earning an MS in Accountancy, St. Thomas alumni report positive impacts on their careers. For example, 90 percent of students find work immediately after graduation. All of our graduates meet the 150-hour requirement for CPA certification in Minnesota and most other jurisdictions.

MS in Accountancy students can work on improving their career before graduation as well. Complete the flexible program full-time or part-time, with the freedom to pursue internships or full-time employment opportunities as they arise.

Upon graduation, you can add some impressive credentials to your resume. The University of St. Thomas Opus College of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB) and the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCACS).

90% of students employed

90% of students employed after graduation

Meets CPA Certification Requirement

Meets the 150-hour CPA certification requirement


AACSB and NCACS accredited
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Top Accounting Firms Open Doors

An accounting firm visit helps Kaleb Kier ’18 secure a competitive internship at a top firm in Minneapolis.
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Expand Your Possibilities

Internship Opportunities

Get extraordinary access to a large network of firms working in close coordination with our graduate program. The program provides you with the flexibility to complete a spring, summer or winter internship, as best fits your schedule. If interested, work with your advisor on applying and preparing for an internship.

Build Your Career Here

Students engage in a listening exercise during a "Coach Approach to Management" Opus College of Business Class April 11, 2017 in Terrence Murphy Hall.

Career Management for Students

Get personalized career counseling from our experienced and insightful career coaches. You’ll be ready to job hunt with confidence in your resume, interview savvy and more.
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Career Management for Alumni

As a graduate of St. Thomas, you can rely on lifelong career management and assistance from our career coaches. We’re here to help you maximize your potential in today’s competitive job market.
Manage your career as an alumni
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Talent Development for Employers

Look to St. Thomas as a training and talent development tool for your business, and to our graduates and alumni as highly talented candidates for your job openings.
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Graduate Business Career Services held the annual Fall Career Fair on Wednesday, November 18, 2015.

Companies that Have Hired St. Thomas Graduates

The following firms work closely with our MS in Accountancy program and have a history of hiring our graduates:

  • CliftonLarsonAllen
  • Deloitte
  • EY
  • KPMG
  • PwC
  • Grant Thornton

Seeing is Believing

Get in Touch

St. Thomas Opus College of Business is an incredible place to learn, meet inspiring peers and mentors, and build a strong career path. But 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.