Master of Accountancy Curriculum

Explore your accounting courses.

UND’s online Master of Accountancy curriculum offers required courses that help you prepare to sit for your CPA examination. UND accountancy graduates consistently beat the national average on all four parts of the CPA exam, which is why they’re regularly placed at the top international, national and regional CPA firms.

The program offers two online tracks depending on your educational background and professional goals. Our fundamentals track is designed for individuals who are new to accounting and would like to establish their careers in the field. The practitioner track is designed for professionals who are trained in accounting and are ready to advance their roles in the industry.

You can transform into a future-focused accountant in as few as 20 months with your online master’s degree in accounting.

You can gain the skills to:

  • Conduct in-depth financial and performance-related analysis
  • Make meaningful connections with clients and stakeholders
  • Understand the importance that quality data has on strategic decision-making

UND has awarded numerous scholarships to online students, so if you would like to find out which ones might be a fit for you, visit our scholarship database, Scholarship Central. You can also estimate your tuition and fees using our Tuition Calculator.

Common Courses - 15 credits

ACCT 509Accounting Information for Decision & Control3 Credits
ACCT 503Advanced Financial Accounting3 Credits
ACCT 416Business Law for Accountants3 Credits
ACCT 501Seminar in Accounting Issues3 Credits
ACCT 511Taxation of Businesses3 Credits

Fundamentals - 15 credits

ACCT 506Accounting Systems3 Credits
ACCT 525Audit & Assurance Services3 Credits
ACCT 521Financial Accounting I3 Credits
ACCT 522Financial Accounting II3 Credits
ACCT 523Financial Accounting III3 Credits

Practitioner - 15 credits

ACCT 561Accounting Ethics & Leadership3 Credits
ACCT 512Accounting for Governments & Nonprofits3 Credits
ISBC 510Business Intelligence3 Credits
ACCT 527IT Governance & Audit3 Credits
ACCT 504Seminar in Auditing3 Credits