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Online Master of Accountancy

  • Mike T. Boise State MSA Student

    "I feel an in-depth knowledge in accounting now that makes me confident I'll pass the CPA exam."

Online Accountancy Degree Overview

Vinny G., a recent graduate of the Master of Science in Accountancy (MSA) program, says the curriculum helped him prepare for his career in accounting, and for taking the CPA exam. “The Boise State Master’s of Accountancy program provided me with the instruction and resources necessary to pass all four sections [of the CPA exam] on the first time, prior to completing the program!” he said.

Boise State’s Online Accountancy Degree will help you take the next step in your career. With your accountancy master’s you’ll be equipped for success on the CPA exam, and the curriculum prepares you for the challenges of a public accounting career. You’ll build your expertise in the audit and attest functions of public accounting with advanced coursework.

Our Online Accountancy Degree curriculum emphasizes:

  • Applying and practicing accounting principles and procedures
  • Professional and ethical responsibilities
  • Familiarization with the financial, managerial, legal and tax ramifications of business transactions
  • Information technology and data analytic skills

The Online Accountancy Degree is offered 100% online and can be completed in as few as 12 months if enrolled full-time and 22 months if enrolled as a part-time student. Plus, Boise State’s College of Business and Economics (COBE) AND the Department of Accountancy are both accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), putting them in the top tier of business schools and accountancy programs worldwide. The Department of Accountancy is also a member of the Federation of Schools of Accountancy (FSA) which means continual development of high quality, professional programs, assuring you a purposeful education.

AACSB Accredited


  • Better programs and better faculty
  • More employers recruit from us
  • Graduates receive better salaries


“The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that 142,400 new accounting and auditing jobs will open up by 2024. This equates to an 11% job growth rate.”

U.S. News & World Report


We Bring the Blue to You

Boise State Online Accountancy students can be found across the nation. To view an interactive map, select the image or this link to the interactive map.

Google map of Boise State Online Master of Accountancy student


Personal Student Support for all your Academic, Career, and Technical Needs

  • Tutoring, Workshops, and Writing Consultations

    academic supportThe Advising and Academic Support Center (AASC) provides academic support for students including online tutoring, academic coaching, and success workshops. The Boise State Writing Center provides online consultations for students who want feedback on their writing assignments.
  • Accessible course content and services

    educational accessWe design all our courses to meet current accessibility standards. However, if you need an additional accommodation to fully participate in online courses or programs at Boise State University, the Educational Access Center is here to support you. You can request services online and an Educational Access Specialist will work with you and your program to provide the necessary support for you to be successful.
  • Career Planning and Job Search

    career centerThe Career Center is your resource for applying for an internship, planning for your career, searching for a job, or preparing for graduate school. You can even schedule an appointment to speak with a Career Counselor. To learn more, visit the Virtual Career Center.
  • Research, Citations, Tutorials, Inter-library Loan

    library servicesThe Albertsons Library at Boise State is a wealth of knowledge and resources you can use throughout your academic career. You will find resources to aid in your research, properly cite your sources, how-to videos, and a variety of tools you can access from a distance.
  • myBoiseState, Google Apps, Blackboard, Passwords

    tech supportThe Office of Information Technology at Boise State provides support for a variety of systems including myBoiseState, Google Apps, and Blackboard. Students can also download software like Microsoft Office, review online tutorials, and contact tech support. For more details see OIT Services for Students.

  • Proctored exams from a distance

    proctored examsSome programs and courses may require one or more proctored exams. Proctoring promotes academic fairness and ensures both the integrity and credibility of online courses and programs. The Testing Center can assist in locating and scheduling a proctored exam with an approved proctor.
  • GI Bill, Academic Services, Support

    veteran servicesIf you are an active, transitioning, or veteran member of the military, the staff in Veteran Services are here to serve you. Veteran Services is your source for information and procedures relevant to all education benefits provided through the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Let us help you take that next step!

Boise State Online – #WeBringTheBLUEToYOU!
(208) 426-5921


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