School of Accountancy

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Prepare for a career as an ethical accountant

In Missouri State's School of Accountancy, which is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, you'll gain a comprehensive education in accounting principles and business fundamentals. You'll learn from expert faculty, who can help you prepare for careers in public, corporate, forensic and governmental accounting.

Extend your education

Your learning will reach beyond the classroom. Through student organizations, you'll enjoy opportunities to network with accounting professionals and peers, attend presentations about trends in the industry and get involved in the community. Internships and cooperative education programs will provide on-the-job training, further developing your skill set.

Learn about our programs

We offer both undergraduate and graduate programs. Our undergraduate major and minor programs focus on developing technical accounting skills, business ethics and professionalism. The Master of Accountancy program furthers your accounting knowledge and helps you fulfill the education requirements for the CPA exam in Missouri. Two graduate certificate programs allow you to specialize in either the growing field of forensic accounting or the realm of tax accounting.

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Looking for an online degree?

You can complete these accounting programs 100% online:


Graduate program

Inspiring academics

Knowledge based on experience — Missouri State's approach to learning sets you up for success with insight from expert faculty, personalized advising and a diverse range of courses.

Incredible value

A smart investment in your future — Missouri State delivers enriching opportunities along with affordable costs and extensive financial aid options.