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Master of Accounting


Why St. Ambrose?

The Master of Accounting program, designed with input from leaders in public and private accounting, industry and government, has a solid reputation in the Quad Cities and beyond.

Known for providing personal attention in small class settings, the program offers an experience that students can mold with university support. Faculty and staff are committed to your success; feedback and career counseling are an integral part of the education students receive. Graduates develop strong communication skills honed through frequent class presentations. And diverse student backgrounds, including international perspectives, enhance the curriculum.

This interdisciplinary program offers flexibility to students with varied career objectives. For students "on the go," an accelerated program is available.

The master's degree in Accounting at St. Ambrose University prepares individuals for professional careers in accounting, including public and governmental accounting—and ultimately for leadership positions in the world of business. The MAcc degree program is flexible and can accommodate students with a variety of educational backgrounds and career objectives.

Only at Ambrose

  • Students can broaden their learning experience with interdisciplinary courses such as Accounting Ethics, Social Responsibility, Environmental Accounting and Financial Derivatives.
  • All faculty members, with backgrounds in public and private settings, bring real-world experience to class and remain active in the professional arena. Some even do free consulting.
  • Students experience a spirit of cooperation and generosity in our program and on campus, which reflects the quality of life in the Quad Cities. They share classes with peers from the area who appreciate the convenience and flexibility we offer local residents, as well as with students who come here from locations such as Chicago and New York.
  • The Master of Accounting program has a tradition of attracting international students. Students from all corners of the globe—from Singapore and India to Africa and Russia—are drawn by the program’s reputation and flexible format.