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Master of Professional Accounting

Master of Professional Accounting hero
Steve Meisel, recently retired PwC National Partner, speaks with MPAcc students during class.

The Master of Professional Accounting (MPAcc) Program at the Foster School of Business prepares accounting professionals with quality education, strong ethics, innovative thinking, and excellent oral and written communication skills.

Focused coursework in data analytics provides the edge you need to bring big data techniques into your career in financial statement auditing. Our MPAcc program also includes an interactive class with industry professionals at Deloitte, EY, KPMG, PwC, Amazon, Costco, Microsoft, Tableau.

From late September through early June, student take classes that prepare them for the opportunities, challenges, and experiences of work in the accounting profession and satisfy the additional credits required to sit for the CPA exam in the State of Washington.

Quick Stats

$20,400 residentcost (2017 – 2018)
$25,800 non-residentcost (2017 – 2018)
8 Classesand a winter internship
$57,500average starting salary
77.2%1st time CPA pass rate (highest in the Pacific Northwest; 48.4% national average)
95%job placement rate (18 Big 4 firms; 14 regional firms, 2 in industry)