Earn your Master of Accounting at Tulane.
Prepare to pass the CPA exam and start a rewarding career as an accounting professional when you earn your Master of Accounting degree from the Freeman School of Business at Tulane University. With rigorous courses and expert guidance, you will gain the expertise to become a certified public accountant or financial analyst for employers around the world, including the Big Four accounting firms.
Whether you were an accounting major or studied another related discipline, we welcome students with varied quantitative backgrounds who want to immerse themselves in the world of accounting. Through one-on-one advising, you can tailor your accounting degree to meet your career goals. You can also pursue a specialization within the Master of Accounting program, which will help you stand out from other candidates as you enter the job market.
You can complete your degree on an accelerated schedule in only 9 months, or spread your coursework out over 17 months to allow for a summer internship.
CPA Exam Ready
If you're interested in a career as a certified public accountant, our modern curriculum prepares you for recent changes to the CPA exam in every state.
My Tulane experience was a microcosm of life. To put it simply, New Orleans allowed me to grow, Tulane prepared me to succeed and the Freeman School challenged me to lead.
-Carlos Wilson (MACCT ’16), senior associate, asset & wealth management, PwC
Our accounting faculty are distinguished researchers and industry professionals who bring their decades of experience into the classroom to provide you with cutting-edge knowledge and skills. Their research interests range from artificial intelligence to motivating millennials.
As you earn your accounting degree, you will put your knowledge to use, such as doing the research accountants do in practice by applying the Accounting Standards Codification to case facts or stepping into the shoes of a KPMG employee through the KPMG Career Catalyst Program.
IInternational students in the Master of Accounting program may qualify for a 24-month extension of Optional Practical Training (OPT) given employment in an area directly related to their field of study in a STEM-approved industry.
Learn more about our Master of Accounting program at an in-person or virtual information session, or come see us at an upcoming event.
Out of 10 schools where we recruit, Freeman students have the highest offer rate, the highest acceptance rate and the highest internship conversion rate.
-Brett Freimauer, Executive Director Financial Services, EY Structured Finance Program
Our robust network of Freeman alumni span the globe, and their relationships with the Freeman School often last a lifetime. There are countless ways that alumni can help you as you complete your Master of Accounting and prepare for a career in accounting, from industry insights to making professional introductions.
Master of Accounting Connections
Tulane’s accounting degree graduates are employed with top companies all over the world. This network of alumni will serve as champions as you move through your career.