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Master of Professional Accounting

Master of

The Training Ground for Audit Analytics

Nine months of intensive study in topics including Accounting Analytics, ESG Reporting, and Communication

The Master of Professional Accounting is a full-time program taught by nationally recognized faculty who are supporting the careers of the next generation of audit and assurance professionals. You will gain real-world experience through internships at leading companies, explore emerging technologies like AI, data visualizations, and robotic process automation, and explore budding ESG Accounting practices and regulations to create a path to a rewarding career.

MPAcc by the Numbers


Master of Accounting Program in the US (Collegerank.net)


of 2024 Domestic Students Received Job Offers Before Graduating


Average Starting Salary

“The MPAcc program stands out over other masters programs in terms of its career-oriented curriculum, research-based classes and professional environment. The MPAcc program has equipped me with a critical thinking and forward-looking mindset.”

-Zach Wang, Class of 2018

Global Strategic Investment Analyst, UBTECH Robotics


Program Highlights

Earn a prestigious MPAcc degree in just three quarters of full-time study and an internship that together prepares you for your next big job. This program will get you ready for the CPA exam in the State of Washington.

  • A Degree and CPA Exam Prep in nine months
  • Learn cutting-edge analytics and automation skills
  • No programming experience necessary

Key Dates & Admissions

We are no longer taking applications for 2024-25 for the Master of Professional Accounting Program.

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Fostering Inclusive Futures in Accounting

Designed to increase access to careers in accounting for historically marginalized and underrepresented communities, the Foster School’s Masters of Accounting programs offers the Fostering Inclusive Futures in Accounting Weekend once per year.


World-Class Faculty

Matt Van Winkle is the Faculty Director of the Master of Professional Accounting program and teaches both Financial Statements Analysis and ESG reporting for the program. Matt brings a unique perspective to the program with his more-than-a-decade of experience in investment research and finance to the classroom, having founded a successful investment research and consultancy business prior to selling the company.

Professor Bergstrom teaches Business Law and Ethics in the MPAcc program. He was awarded the Dean’s Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching and named “Outstanding Faculty” by The Panhellenic Association and the Interfraternal Council.

Professor Curtis teaches data analytics and emerging technologies for the MPAcc program.

Professor Nichols teaches Accounting Codification in the MPAcc program. Outside of the MPAcc program, she is the Faculty Coordinator for the Business Minor and Business Badge programs, and often coaches students for case competitions.

MPAcc Faculty

Faculty Research


Meet with us

Prospective students are encouraged to schedule an appointment to discuss specific questions about the program and/or admissions process.