Master's Degree in Accounting

Department of Accounting and Business Law

Degree Description

The Lamar University Master of Science in Accounting program will teach you high-level competence of the principles of finance, business and the arts and sciences. Some of the topics covered include financial accounting, managerial accounting, cost accounting, auditing and analyzing earnings performance.
This program is for you if you want to become an accountant or auditor. In this degree program, you will sit for the CPA exam as part of your course structure.

Why Study Accounting at Lamar?

The Lamar University Master of Science in Accounting program is designed to provide you with the necessary critical thinking abilities, communication and team skills, and knowledge of ethics and professionalism for successful careers in public accounting, industry, government and not-for-profit organizations. 

Lamar University's MSA degree program satisfies all educational requirements adopted by the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy to sit the CPA exam in the state of Texas, and you will sit for the CPA exam in your last semester. Lamar University's College of Business is fully accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

Career Paths

You will graduate as an MSA with the depth and breadth of accounting knowledge needed in today’s marketplace. Lamar University strives to recruit the best instructors and students from around the world, so you can count on our MSA program and faculty to prepare you for a diverse landscape.

Primary Careers

Public and Corporate Accounting, Information Systems and Analysis, Taxation