Carl H. Lindner College of BusinessCarl H. Lindner College of BusinessUniversity of Cincinnati

Carl H. Lindner College of Business



Earning a license as a Certified Professional Accountant (CPA) will set you apart. Our Master of Science in Accounting program prepares students with the educational requirements to sit for the CPA exam, in most states, thus providing you with a distinct competitive advantage throughout your career.

You’ll learn the skills and tools utilized by top accounting firms, plus gain a comprehensive knowledge in the core areas of business, and how to best apply those frameworks to real-world challenges.

Accounting jobs are plentiful for graduates, who find careers at leading companies such as PricewaterhouseCoopers, American Financial Group, Grant Thornton, Barnes Dennig and Deloitte.

No matter which path you choose, the Lindner Master of Science in Accounting program will prepare you to succeed in accounting standards and methods.


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Mark Bell, Academic Director

Program Highlights

  • Ranked No. 8 in the country among accounting programs with 15 or fewer full-time faculty by Public Accounting Report
  • Students can complete the program in as little as nine months with full-time and part-time program options
  • Students are hired by many of the world’s most respected companies such as Kroger, Fifth Third Bank, Caterpillar, EY and KPMG
  • Satisfies the educational requirements to sit for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam in most states
  • The nation’s top five accounting firms all have a significant Cincinnati presence
  • Domestic graduates enjoy a 100% placement record