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Accelerated Master of Science in Accountancy (Saturdays Only)

 No GMAT/GRE Required for Fall 2023 applicants

Program Overview: 

The College of Business Administration and the College of Professional and Global Education are proud to offer the Accelerated Master of Science in Accountancy (MSA). Cal Poly Pomona’s Graduate Business Programs have been accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), a distinction that less than 5% of the world’s 13,000 business programs have earned. AACSB schools produce graduates that are highly skilled and more desirable to employers than other non-accredited schools.

The Accelerated Master of Science in Accountancy (MSA) program is designed for working professionals who wish to advance their careers, either as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or in some other areas of accounting. Students in the accelerated program take 4 courses during both the Fall and Spring terms and 2 courses during Summer term.

The program, comprising 31-semester units, features multidisciplinary, applied courses, enabling students to become co-creators of knowledge with faculty. Applicants to the Accelerated MSA degree program must possess either a Bachelor's degree in Accountancy from an accredited university OR a Bachelor's degree from an accredited university with advanced standing accounting coursework.  The accelerated MSA program allows students to finish within one year, and courses are offered exclusively on Saturdays in a combination of face-to-face, and hybrid courses.  

Fall 2023 Info Sessions

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 Notice to Students RE: Professional Licensure and Certification

California State University programs for professions that require licensure or certification are intended to prepare the student for California licensure and certification requirements. Admission into programs for professions that require licensure and certification does not guarantee that students will obtain a license or certificate. Licensure and certification requirements are set by agencies that are not controlled by or affiliated with the California State University and licensure and certification requirements can change at any time.

Our MSA program does meet all states and territories CPA licensure education requirements.

Please see the Chancellor’s Office statement for more information or visit

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For more information about the Accelerated Master of Science in Accountancy, please contact the Program Director, Dr. Meihua Koo. 
(909) 869-4531
3801 W. Temple Avenue 
Pomona, CA 91768 

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Important Dates for Domestic Graduate Applicants

Term of Application Application Deadline Supporting Document Deadline
Fall 2023 July 1, 2023 August 1, 2023

Important Dates for International Graduate Applicants

Term of Application Application Deadline Supporting Document Deadline
Fall 2023 May 1, 2023 June 1, 2023
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