MS Accounting Online


Who Should Apply?

The online Masters in Accounting is designed for working professionals who are:

  • Working in accounting and want to pursue CPA certification or promotion
  • Seeking a career change into the field
  • Balancing the demands of a career, family, and other priorities

Learn More

The online MS in Accounting is a new degree delivery option based on the quality curriculum offered through the James Benjamin Department of Accounting.

Questions? Please reach out to:

Kayla Cline
Program Director
Clinical Assistant Professor

Application Deadlines

Fall Semester 2023

  • Application opens late spring 2023*
  • Applications are accepted on a rolling basis
  • Final deadline is July 1, 2023

*Applications will be accepted pending final action by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board


Tracks of Study

Students will be able to select between two tracks, which share core courses but differ in terms of specialized coursework:

  • Audit track
  • Tax track

Learning Online

Designed with working adults in mind, the online Master of Science in Accounting is offered in a blended format:

  • Asynchronous components provide flexibility. Work where you want, when you want.
  • Synchronous learning provides valuable classroom experience as a weekly scheduled session.

High Quality / Rankings

The online Masters of Accounting is taught by the same esteemed faculty that teach the highly ranked in-person program.

Some highlights of our rankings include:

  • 1st ranked Masters in Accounting program in the US – Eduniversal (2019)
  • 13th public graduate program, U.S. News and World Report (2021)


The Aggie Network

When you earn an online Master of Science in Accounting, it’s a Texas A&M degree. You’re an Aggie–go get that ring!

In addition, you’ll benefit from being a part of one of the largest alumni associations in the nation: the Association of Former Students of Texas A&M University

Work for the Big Four

Our graduates are sought by some of the top employers, including


Opportunities Abound

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics , employment in accounting and auditing is expected to grow 6 percent through 2031. About 136,400 openings for accountants and auditors are projected each year over the next decade.

Individuals who have a professional certification, especially CPAs, should have the best prospects at developing their career.



  • Individuals seeking advanced degrees are often eligible for employer tuition assistance.
  • You’ll be developing new skills that can be immediately applied to your current position or a position that you seek.
  • The online format will allow you the flexibility to maintain your work, education and life balance.
  • You’ll learn from some of the nation’s top educators.

Career Services

Students in the degree program will benefit from the following services:

The Aggie Spirit

You’ll get to experience the Aggie Spirit first-hand as part of an on-campus orientation at the beginning of the first year of the program, which will include training for course technologies, a primer on “being an Aggie,” and social opportunities to meet other students and faculty.

You’ll be part of the Aggie family–from day one until forever.