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


The Master of Science in Accounting is focused on developing proficient accountants who have a solid foundation in accounting’s best practices. 

Evening Classes

Ideal for students who work or intern during the day

Generous scholarships

To help make your graduate education possible

Strong network

Of successful alumni and a dedicated community

Small class sizes

Learning environments with personalized attention

Affordable Tuition

Comparable or less than other private and state universities after factoring in scholarships

Flexible Formats

Earn your degree in as little as 12 months or at your own pace. Online and on-campus formats available. 

Entry Terms
Fall, Spring, Summer

Application Deadlines 2019
Domestic Students
May 13 (Summer I), July 1 (Summer II), August 23 (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 either in two terms or at your own pace. Classes are held in the evenings to maximize time at work or in an internship.

If you require a part-time, flexible schedule, Merrimack now offers an online MSA.

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 May 20. Apply today!

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