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.

Core Courses - 15 credits

ACCT 509 Accounting Information for Decision & Control 3 Credits
ACCT 503 Advanced Financial Accounting 3 Credits
ACCT 416 Business Law for Accountants 3 Credits
ACCT 501 Seminar in Accounting Issues 3 Credits
ACCT 511 Taxation of Businesses 3 Credits

Fundamentals - 15 credits

ACCT 506 Accounting Systems 3 Credits
ACCT 525 Audit & Assurance Services 3 Credits
ACCT 521 Financial Accounting I 3 Credits
ACCT 522 Financial Accounting II 3 Credits
ACCT 523 Financial Accounting III 3 Credits

Practitioner - 15 credits

ACCT 561 Accounting Ethics & Leadership 3 Credits
ACCT 512 Accounting for Governments & Nonprofits 3 Credits
ISBC 510 Business Intelligence 3 Credits
ACCT 527 IT Governance & Audit 3 Credits
ACCT 504 Seminar in Auditing 3 Credits