- Association for Information Systems (AIS)
- American Accounting Association (AAA)
- Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS)
Domestic Placement Rate*
89% accepted an offer within 3 months of graduation. Based on 68% survey response rate.
23 Yrs Old
32%68%Male StudentsFemale Students
Percent of Part Time students in this program
Percent of International Students in this program
Gain Skills Like
Audit / Fraud and Forensic Accounting / Public Accounting / Internal Auditor / Business Financial Analyst / IT Auditing
For Careers Like
Financial Officer / Audit Associate / Tax Consultant / Hedge Fund Accountant / Senior Analyst
Overall average starting salary for domestic students
Top Employers Hiring Our Graduates
We hire Bentley graduates because of their very strong business foundation
The Masters in Accounting program can be completed in as little as 10 courses, or as many as 13, which includes three foundation courses, four required core accounting courses and three accounting or non-accounting electives. Depending on a student’s prior coursework, the foundation course requirements may be waived or substituted. Accounting professionals can boost their marketability with a number of postgraduate credentials, the most popular of which is the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license. Many students pursue the MSA at Bentley to meet the education requirements for CPA licensing.
Note: Please review the current course catalogue for the full list of available electives.
AC611 | Financial Accounting Problems I
AC612 | Financial Accounting Problems II
AC621 | Cost Accounting
GR521 | Managerial Statistics
GR522 | Economic Environment of the Firm
GR525 | Financial Statement Analysis for Decision-Making
AC730 | Business Processes and Systems Assessment
AC741 | Financial Statement Auditing
AC750 | Federal Income Taxation
AC793 | Professional Accounting Research and Policy
AC701 | Internship in Accounting Practice
AC713 | Advanced Topics in Financial Accounting
AC714 | Business Reporting and Analysis
AC731 | Advanced Accounting Information Systems: Modeling Effective Accounting Systems
AC742 | Information Technology Auditing
AC744 | Internal Auditing
AC753 | Tax Factors in Business Decisions
AC754 | Accounting for Income Taxes
AC771 | Governmental Accounting, Reporting and Auditing
AC772 | Principles of Fraud Investigation
AC773 | Fraud and Forensic Accounting
AC781 | International Dimensions of Accounting
Paying For Your Education
Rated the #4 Masters Program in Return on Investment by Payscale, a Bentley Graduate Education is a smart investment in you. With available merit and financial aid, Bentley works with qualified applicants to help finance their education.
Cost Per Course
Total Tuition Based on 10 courses
Other Fees & Expenses
On Campus Employment
Students can apply for salaried, on-campus jobs through the Office of Student Employment.
*$1,005,550 Average total merit aid awarded each year
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Find Yourself At Bentley
To create a thriving population of students with a wide range of life and work experiences, Bentley considers the entirety of candidates’ applications including prior work experience, test scores, learning objectives, and other factors as we determine admissions decisions.
Application Fee / Transcripts / Resume / 2 Essays / GMAT or GRE Scores (may be waived for qualified students) / TOEFL/IELTS Scores for International Students (may be waived for qualified students) / Online Interview (required for international students) / Two Letters of Recommendation
Application Opens October 1st of the prior year for Fall entry.
Fall Entry (Full-Time and Part-Time)
- Nov 1: Early Action
- Dec 1: Round 1
- Jan 20: Round 2
- Mar 15: Round 3
- May 1 to Sep 1: Rolling Admission
Spring Entry (Full-Time and Part-Time)
- Application opens September 1
- Rolling Admission until classes start in January