November 1, general concentrations only
Summer Session 1 and 2 Admission
April 1, priority deadline is March 15
July 1, priority deadline is March 15
Entrance exam: GMAT
Exam waiver available: Yes
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1 year (full time)
App State’s Master of Science in Accounting program broadens your general business knowledge to help you move from entry-level to advanced roles in the field.
Through the program’s advanced coursework, you will focus on data analytics and spreadsheet technologies — in addition to receiving a comprehensive education in accounting fundamentals. You can choose between two courses of study: a general concentration or a tax concentration.
App State accounting graduates consistently receive high scores on the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Exam and are heavily recruited by employers, with the program experiencing a near 100% job placement rate for graduates.
Visit the Walker College of Business website for more information about the Accounting program.
of 2020–21 alumni reached their career destination within six months of graduation.
Nationwide median salary for accountants with master’s degrees, according to Payscale.
The Princeton Review named App State’s Walker College of Business in its “The Best Business Schools 2022” list.
Where can an App State degree take you? Anywhere you want to go!
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Services provided by the Career Development Center include resume reviews, career coaching, job and internship search assistance, and other tools for you to achieve life and professional success.
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This program is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International) — the hallmark of excellence in management education.
App State programs that lead to a professional licensure or certificate are intended to prepare students for licensure or certification in North Carolina. Check the Professional Licensure webpage for information on licensure requirements in other states.
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