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M.S. in Accounting

The Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota Master of Science in Accounting program is designed and taught by industry experts to equip financial professionals with leadership skills that will last a lifetime. 

Earn your master’s degree while receiving credits toward the 150 credits required to become a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), and learn content knowledge to help prepare you for the CPA exam and/or the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) exam.*

* Students should be aware that CPA requirements vary by state; it is the responsibility of individual students to review all requirements and criteria for the state in which they are seeking certification.

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Preparing for Success

The real-world experiences that professors bring into the classroom inspire lively conversation and a learning environment that ensures students are well-prepared for success in management positions in a variety of settings—public accounting firms, private accounting firms, corporate accounting departments, government departments, nonprofit organizations, and more.

From Start to Finish

  • You can earn your M.S. in Accounting degree in as little as 20 months.
  • Students are admitted each spring, summer, and fall.

In-Person or Blended Programs

Fully Online Program


This program is offered at our Twin Cities location and online.

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Nicole Coppersmith, M.A.

SGPP Admission - Senior Enrollment and Transfer Counselor

Apple Valley Center, AC

Campus Box: # 28

(612) 238-4561

Nicole Coppersmith M.A.
Carlie Derouin

SGPP Admission - Enrollment Counselor, Graduate School of Business and Technology

LaSalle Hall-TC Campus, LSH112

Campus Box: # 28

(612) 728-5198

Carlie Derouin


Alisa DiSalvo, M.B.A.

Accounting Program - Adjunct Associate Professor

Alisa DiSalvo M.B.A.
Steven Hirsch, M.B.A.

BS in Accounting Program - Adjunct Instructor

(612) 659-7261

Steven Hirsch M.B.A.
Robert Hyde, M.B.A.

M.S. in Accountancy Program - Adjunct Instructor

Amy Jauman, Ed.D.

Master of Business Admin. Program - Adjunct Associate Professor

Walter Jungbauer, Sr.

M.S. in Accountancy Program - Adjunct Instructor

Beverly Kile, M.B.A.

M.S. in Accountancy Program - Adjunct Associate Professor

Beverly Kile M.B.A.
Faye Larson, M.B.A.

MA in Accounting Program - Adjunct Assistant Professor

Laura Lee, M.B.A.

MS in Accounting Program - Adjunct Associate Professor

Ronald Myszkowski, M.A.

M.S. in Accountancy Program - Adjunct Assistant Professor

Catherine Rice, M.B.A.

Accounting Program - Adjunct Associate Professor

Catherine Rice M.B.A.
Melanie Torborg, M.B.A.

BS and MS in Accounting Program - Program Director

Brother Louis Hall, BLH241

Campus Box: # 28

(612) 238-4525

Melanie Torborg M.B.A.
Ann Van Diest, M.B.A.

M.S. in Accounting Program - Adjunct Assistant Professor

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