Emporia State University

School of Business



Campus Box 4003

1 Kellogg Circle

Emporia, KS 66801

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Online

Program Description:

The Master of Accountancy online program at ESU will prepare you for public accounting, leadership roles in internal auditing, forensic accounting, tax accounting, controllership, and more. This affordable and flexible program is designed to meet the 150-hour requirement for the CPA exam and can be completed in as few as 12 months 100% online. Learn advanced accounting skills that will equip you to move ahead in your professional accounting career. No work experience is required to enter the program, although a GMAT waiver is available for those with three years of significant experience, and the program can be completed in as few as 12 months.

In the 15 hours of required accounting courses, you will study the tax implications of forming, operating and dissolving C and S corporations, partnerships, sole proprietorships, LLCs and fiduciaries. You will learn the processes in performing external audits, from the documentation, testing and evaluation of internal controls to the design and implementation of corroborative substantive tests.

In the 15 hours of required electives, you will have the opportunity to supplement your accounting knowledge with an additional 6 hours of accounting courses, such as Income Taxation of Corporations and Other Entities, Government and Not-For-Profit Accounting, and Fraud Examination. Non-accounting electives include relevant coursework like Business Analytics, Information Technology Project Management, and Law of Commerce, among others.




The AACSB seal is a mark of excellence borne by the highest echelon of business schools in the U.S. and worldwide. Less than 5% of business schools worldwide have earned this distinguished hallmark of excellence in management education.

International Student Requirements:

International students must have a TOEFL score of 550.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Remote Town

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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