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Professional Accountancy

Metropolitan State University of Denver

12 months
536 USD/credit 16080 USD/year
536 USD/credit 16080 USD/year
503 USD/credit 15090 USD/year
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The Master of Professional Accountancy from the Metropolitan State University of Denver offers an accelerated road to an advanced accounting degree with emphases in these high-demand areas: Public Accounting, Fraud Examination and Forensics Accounting, Internal Auditing and Taxations.


The Master of Professional Accountancy from the Metropolitan State University of Denver not only gives you the educational requirements you need to sit for Colorado’s CPA exam, but it also provides a forum in which to develop expertise, hone your critical thinking abilities and enhance your communication skills. Courses in the M.P.Acc. program are research based, writing intensive and leadership and teamwork oriented. Plus, you can build on your education by participating in a service-learning course or professional internship.

MSU Denver’s rigorous graduate-level curriculum is designed to prepare you for the intense, demanding requirements and expectations of the accounting profession.

Career prospects

You can take your graduate Professional Accountancy degree from MSU Denver into a variety of careers in public accounting, business, and industry, government, nonprofits, higher education, healthcare, aerospace and more.

Many of our graduates parlay their degrees into leadership positions as controllers, accounting and finance directors, vice presidents or use their in-depth accounting backgrounds to start businesses of their own.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Accounting Ethics, Professionalism, and Leadership 
  • Communication and Accounting Research
  • Taxation for Decision Makers 
  • Contemporary Auditing Issues 
  • Fraud Examination Awareness Seminar 
  • Strategic Cost Management 
  • Accounting Theory 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Minimum index score of 1,000
  • GMAT unless waived
  • Transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
  • Personal essay
  • Resume
  • Completed application and fee
  • Three professional or academic references

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16080 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 536 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    16080 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 536 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    15090 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 503 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Denver

1310 - 2220 USD /month
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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