Accounting | Master’s Degree

Castleton University


Castleton's Master of Science in Accounting (MSA) is designed to provide advanced preparation for high level careers in public, private and governmental accounting. The program also assists graduates in meeting the requirements for CPA licensure in Vermont. (As licensure requirements vary by state, students should review the specific requirements for initial licensure for states other than Vermont.) The MSA program, combined with appropriate undergraduate coursework, conforms to the 150 credit hour educational requirements for CPA license mobility put forth by the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) and the AICPA in the uniform Accountancy Act (UUA).

The program also helps students prepare for other professional certifications such as Certified Management Accountant (CMA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA).

Cost Total Program Cost $24,178

  • Tuition $11,916

  • Fees $306

  • Application $40

  • Cost information is approximate, please visit the program's website for the most up to date information available.

Financial Assistance

  • Grants & Scholarships

    NVU helps students access a number of Federal and State Grants: Federal Pell Grants, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, Vermont Incentive Grant, Advancement Grant.

    State or Local Grant
    Pell Grant
    Other Federal Grant

  • Loans

    Student loans can be used to pay for a variety of costs associated with your college education, such as tuition and fees, room and board, books and supplies, transportation, and the purchase of a computer or software. Students may qualify for a Federal Subsidized Loan or Federal Unsubsidized Loan, and parents may qualify for a Parent PLUS loan.

    Federal Subsidized Loan
    Federal Unsubsidized Loan
    Parent PLUS Loan

Related Industries

  • Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
  • Public Administration
  • Finance and Insurance