Why choose Regis for your online Master of Science in Accounting?

The online Master of Science in Accounting program at Regis College is designed to go beyond the technical aspects of the field, with a dedicated curriculum that’s centered around the interpretation of legal and regulatory issues.

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100% online coursework

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Individualized faculty support


Minimum 2.5 GPA required

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Qualify and prepare for CPA and CMA certification exams

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Bridge Track for students with a non-business background

With an emphasis on strategic management and innovation, our online Master of Science in Accounting program can elevate your knowledge of best practices and principles that further broadens your perspective. This will leave you better positioned to perform at a higher level of expectation, while advancing the field ahead in a more purposeful direction.

Master of Science in Accounting

As a growing number of businesses and organizations seek to balance profitability with responsible behavior, our 100% online MSA program — with a dedicated focus on practical application — emphasizes the managerial perspective of accounting through strategic thinking, ethics, and social responsibility to meet the needs of an increasingly competitive job market.

Two Tracks for Earning your MSA

Our online Master of Science in Accounting program is designed to accommodate the career needs of students entering from a variety of backgrounds. Gain the depth of knowledge you need to succeed as a modern accountant through two course tracks, based on education and experience:

Bridge Track

Core Track

  • For students without prior coursework in business, finance or accounting
  • 12 credit hours (+30, Core Track)
  • Graduate in as few as 28 months
  • For students with prior coursework in business, finance or accounting**
  • 30 credit hours
  • Graduate in as few as 16 months


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Regis College is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (formerly the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc.).


The BA in Global Business Management at Regis College’s Sloane School of Business & Communication is accredited through the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). With the first graduating cohort for our Master of Science in Accounting in 2022, we will begin the process for ACBSP accreditation for our MS in Accounting degree.

Curriculum Details

The coursework helps you to develop your accounting, management, and leadership skills and prepare to become an asset to any organization. You can also complete the 150 hours required to sit for the CPA and CMA certification exams.

MSA Curriculum for students without prior coursework in business, finance or accounting:

Students earning their MSA through our Bridge Track must complete four prerequisite courses prior to advancing into upper-level coursework. Through the Bridge Track, you can earn your degree in as few as 28 months by completing 14 courses over seven semesters.

MSA Curriculum for students with prior coursework in business, finance or accounting:

Students entering the MSA program through our Core Track* are eligible for immediate advancement into upper-level coursework. Through the Core Track, you can earn your degree in as few as 16 months by completing 10 courses over five semesters.

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About Regis

As a leader in education, Regis is dedicated to offering a broader view of accounting — including the role it plays in corporate and social responsibility — that is designed to enhance your understanding of core accounting principles. Through cutting-edge coursework, industry-active faculty members, and a dedicated curriculum foundation, Regis positively impacts the educational community, promotes accountability, and impacts the personal lives of students nationwide.

When you choose Regis, you join a closely knit community with big university benefits. As a Regis student, you can build a solid foundation, lasting professional connections, and the specialized expertise to expand your skills and perspectives. Prepare to enter the workplace confidently with an education of the highest standard.

Let’s move forward.

Wherever you are in your career and wherever you want to be, look to Regis for a direct path no matter your education level. Fill out the form to learn more about our program options or get started on your application today.

Note: At the university’s discretion, one or more bridge courses may be eligible for waiver based upon previous coursework of a similar or identical nature. For more information regarding the transfer or substitution of credits, please contact one of our dedicated Regis College admissions advisors at admissions@online.regiscollege.edu, or by phone at 877.348.8149.

* Students entering the program with prior coursework in business, accounting or finance (regardless of age) can waive the “bridge courses” as a group. For those who completed prior coursework more than 10 years ago and are new to accounting, bridge courses are required, along with a “C” grade or better for each course. For those who completed prior coursework between 5 and 10 years ago, not currently working in the accounting field, a strategic assessment of competency is required.