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Master of Science in Accountancy Online

Welcome to the Online Master of Science in Accountancy Program!

The College of Extended and Global Education (CEGE) has partnered with the Jack H. Brown College of Business and Public Administration (JHBCBPA) to bring you this outstanding, 100% online option for your post-graduate education and career development.

Program Features

Our Online Master of Science in Accountancy (MSA) offers:

  • 100% online program
  • accelerated six-week classes
  • balance work/home/school with a schedule-friendly format 
  • winter and summer sessions get students through the program in one year
  • collaborative learning environment supports student engagement
  • cohort structure and many opportunities for student involvement 

In addition to the admission requirements, to be eligible for the Online MSA, students must have completed prerequisite accounting courses. You can find the courses offered at CSUSB through the Online Accounting Certificate on the Online MSA Program Admission Requirements page. You can learn more about the accelerated 100% Online Accounting Certificate program here.

How to Apply to the Online MS in Accountancy Program

We recommend interested applicants contact our Student Advisor for guidance with the Online MSA application. This will help ensure you have the prerequisites and documents you need for a successful application. Simply click on the Student Advisor contact button.

Email an Online MSA Student Advisor

Schedule an Application Advising Session via Phone CallSchedule an Application Advising Session via Zoom

When ready, apply through the Online MSA program through Cal State Apply. In the Add Program section, select San Bernardino as  your campus. Select Extension, then locate the MSA Online program. Click on the blue button to the right for admission criteria.

Application deadline is July 8, 2021. Courses begin in August 23 2021. When admitted, students receive additional program information and an invitation to the Mandatory Student Orientation. Program administrators, faculty and staff will be on hand to get students off to a good start.

How does the program work?

Through the unique partnership between JHBCBPA and CEGE, the Online MSA program has a unique course schedule and administrative structure. Each semester, the program offers two, 6-week sessions during which students take 2 courses. Students take two, 5-week classes in Summer session 1, and complete a Final Project course during the Summer Session 2. This accelerated schedule and online format get you in, through and ready for your next career landing.

Students are enrolled in courses by the Program Specialist, and journey through the program with their cohort. A culminating experience course and comprehensive exam permit students to demonstrate what they have learned. Faculty encourage students to prepare for and take the first section of the CPA exam at or near the end of the MSA program. 

Explore more at the pages linked in the blue bars to the right.

What Comes Next?

Information for students about Financial Aid, University Policies, Program Administrative Policies and more can be found on webpages linked at the right. For questions about the program or any of the specific details please feel free to contact us! Click the title bars to email us.

Ashley Howard, Program Student Advisor - application questions, assistance through admission process

Online MSA Student Advisor

Jolene Redvale, Program Specialist - registration, payments, general program information

Program Specialist


Program Admission Requirements

Program Policies, Important Dates, and Class Schedule

Information for Admitted Students

Online MS in Accountancy program flyer

Join us to learn more about the application process and resources for financial aid:

Application Workshop June 16th 5:30 pm.

Get tips for completing your Cal State Apply profile and application. Ask your specific questions in an informative group format.

Financial Aid Workshop  July 7 2021 at 5:30 pm. 

For ALL CEGE degree applicants to learn how Financial Aid or alternative loans can help you achieve your degree.

Looking for ways an MS in Accountancy can propel your career?

The CSUSB Accounting & Finance Department offers twice-monthly info sessions for prospective students. No need to register! Simply click on the green button below at the time of a workshop. Click the flyer button below to see upcoming dates and download the flyer

A new Fall 2021 info session schedule will be posted in August. Meantime, if you need information or advising for the Online MSA program, contact the Program Director by clicking HERE