Academic Details

Our MS in Accounting/MBA offers:

15 months

to earn your combined degree


analytics courses


years of accounting experience required

Program snapshot


Full time, Boston campus

Class Begins

Late May



Class Schedule


Time to Complete

15 months


Degrees are conferred in May, August, and December with a graduation ceremony held at the end of the spring term. Learn more about commencement.

GMAT Requirement

Northeastern University's D'Amore-McKim School of Business is currently test-optional and does not require applicants to submit GMAT or GRE scores. For more information, review our admissions policies.

F-1 visa compliant?

Yes, full-time study is compliant with F-1 visa requirements.

STEM Designated?


Curricular Practical Training (CPT)

Yes. International students on an F-1 visa may accept paid, off-campus employment as part of their degree program.

Optional Practical Training (OPT)

Yes. International students on an F-1 visa may become eligible to work in the U.S. for up to 12 months after completing their program.

The MSA/MBA program was a great way to gain concrete, attainable skills that set you up perfectly for a career path in accounting. You earn a combined degree in only 15 months, and gain first-hand experience during accounting busy season through the corporate residency. The program also prepares you for the CPA examination from both a work ethic and technical knowledge point of view.


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Kellianne Frankel

Recruiting Specialist, Graduate School of Professional Accounting

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