Master of Accountancy

About the Program

Do you want to pursue a career in accounting, but have a bachelor's degree in another area? This program will build your accountancy skills and knowledge, and prepare you to take the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam in Illinois. You'll learn from our accomplished faculty members as you work at your own pace. In as little as two years, you'll be prepared for success in the accounting field.

The curriculum will give you a solid foundation in accountancy skills. You'll gain an understanding of accounting's role in organizations, as well as professional standards.

Program Mode of Delivery

The coursework for these programs is 100% online.


Information about specific course requirements can be found in the NIU course catalog.

Applying to the Program

When applying to NIU, the academic department has some specific steps to follow.

Why NIU Online?

We know you have responsibilities and commitments. It's just easier if you're able to take classes where you are without the commute. The good news is that with NIU, you're not alone. Your classmates and instructors are available via the same technology that helps deliver your classes. In our classrooms or in your living room, we want you to succeed academically because your future is our focus.

Program Type: Online part-time MAC
College: College of Business
Credits Required: 33 credits
Tuition per Credit: $830.00 (Learn more about tuition and fees)

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For applicants residing in the U.S.

Term Deadline
Summer 2023 April 20
Fall 2023 August 14


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