Master of Science in Accounting

Complete your 150-hour requirement and prepare for CPA licensure in eight months through our STEM-designated program.

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Location and Start Terms:

  • Smithfield, Rhode Island
  • Fall, spring, and summer start terms


  • 8 months full time


Program Level: Graduate

College/School: College of Business

STEM-Designated Program

Bryant’s STEM-designated programs are at the intersection of business, healthcare, and technology that powers today’s innovative economy. Our students are prepared to think critically and analyze complex data to inform business decisions and are prepared to be leaders in STEM fields. International students with F1 visas graduating from this program may apply for a 24-month extension to their OPT in the U.S. 


Our Value

Hear From Our Faculty

Daniel Ames

“There aren’t many programs in the country that have better overall outcomes than Bryant’s Master of Science in Accounting. The combination of student-focused programming, quality peers, professional opportunities, and access to Bryant’s alumni network is a tremendous value. The jobs our graduates get are consistently among the most sought-after and highest-rated within the industry.”

Daniel Ames

Chair, Accounting Department

Accelerate Your Accounting Career

Strong accounting professionals are in high demand in today’s data-driven economy. Through our industry-aligned curriculum, you’ll stand apart as a top candidate in the field. Combined with an undergraduate degree in accounting, this program satisfies the 150-hour requirement for CPA licensure and fully prepares you for the CPA Exam. Choose from one of three program tracks: 

  • Analytics: Combine advanced accounting courses with a concentration in analytics and develop critical skills employers need as technology revolutionizes the profession. 
  • Tax: Receive specialized tax training while still expanding your knowledge of accounting principles to give you career flexibility. 
  • General: Further your accounting expertise by analyzing real-life scenarios, researching contemporary topics, and strengthening your communication and leadership skills. 

Accounting students also boast 100 percent career placement after graduation. You’ll be ready to join alumni at the top accounting firms in the country.

CPA Exam Success

Bryant’s small classes, exceptional professors, and emphasis on student success have consistently led to CPA Exam pass rates well above the national average. Our curriculum is constantly evolving to include the latest CPA Exam changes, so you can feel confident in your preparation. 

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