Merrimack College
315 Turnpike St.
North Andover, MA 01845
(978) 837-3563

Why pursue a master's degree from Merrimack College?

Master of Science in


Our Master of Science in Accounting was developed by industry leaders to ensure the curriculum includes the employable skills that today’s hiring managers are looking for.

Unique Curriculum

Brings together accounting, management, communication, and analytical courses - skills highly sought by hiring managers.

Generous scholarships

Scholarships (merit and aid) and fellowships available. Up to $5,000 scholarships available for online program.

Strong network

A community of successful alumni and faculty who are leading practitioners in the field.

Small class sizes

Learning environments with personalized attention.

Simple Application Process

Simple online application process with multiple start dates. GMAT and GRE are not required.

Flexible Formats

Earn your degree 100% online or 100% on-campus (evening courses). Choose full- or part-time pace.

Entry Terms
Fall, Spring, Summer

Application Deadlines 2019
Domestic Students
May 17 (Summer I), July 5 (Summer II), August 30 (Fall)

International Students
 April 13 (Summer I), June 1 (Summer II), July 23 (Fall)

Credits Required for Graduation
32 credit hours

Build the Skills and Knowledge that Today's Employers Want

According to the United States Department of Labor, it is projected that employment opportunities for accountants and auditors will increase 11 percent from 2014 to 2024. New graduates are experiencing an unprecedented level of demand from public accounting firms. New graduates from Master’s in Accounting programs represent approximately 90 percent of new CPA firms’ hires.

Program Format

You can complete the program full-time in one year or part-time at your own pace. Classes are held in the evenings to maximize time at work or in an internship.

You can complete the program 100% online in 16 months or at your own pace.

Application Information

For all programs, a bachelor’s degree from a regionally-accredited institution in the United States or a comparable degree from a foreign academic institution is required. Some programs may have additional required prerequisites. A complete application includes:

  • Online application
  • Official College Transcripts from all institutions attended
  • Resumé
  • Personal Statement
  • Recommendations
  • Essays (required by fellowships and some graduate programs)
  • Standardized test scores (optional)
  • Interviews (required by some graduate programs, including fellowships)

Our next term begins July 5. Apply today!