Program Overview

Graduates earn a MS Accounting degree from the University of Washington, completed at the University of Washington Bothell. With convenient full-time and part-time options, our program is ideal for busy working professionals.

The Master of Science in Accounting is a 12-course, 45-credit program. On a full-time schedule, you can complete the program in four quarters, or one year. Taking two classes a quarter, part-time students can finish the program in less than two years. Our small class sizes are designed to foster a strong and inclusive learning community.


Program Benefits

FLEXIBILITY & CONVENIENCE: We value your time commitment. Evening and weekend classes offered in Bothell accommodate busy work schedules. We offer degree plans for full-time or part-time attendance.

HIGH-IMPACT LEARNING: We emphasize close student-faculty interaction and critical-thinking to provide an inclusive learning environment. We teach students to process and analyze data, using Big Data Tools.

TRUST: Employers want quality accounting graduates from quality business schools. The UW Bothell School of Business is accredited by the prestigious Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. AACSB-accredited schools have better programs, better faculty, better students with higher overall GPAs, more international students, more employers that recruit from them, and graduates that receive better salaries. Less than 5% of the world’s 13,000 business programs have earned AACSB Accreditation.

VALUE: Graduate school is one of the biggest investments you will ever make in yourself. What is your ROI? UW Bothell is ranked best in the state by Money magazine in terms of educational quality, affordability and career earnings. The MS Accounting degree will not only satisfy the academic credit hours required to sit for the CPA exam, it will increase your knowledge, build your confidence and provide the means to differentiate yourself in a competitive work environment.