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University of St. Thomas - Houston MSA Master of Science in Accounting graduateIf you want to increase your earning potential while learning a variety of skills that will help transition to a career in accounting, a UST Master of Science in Accounting can make all the difference. The MSA program is targeted for students who do not have an accounting background, but wish to pursue accounting as a career.

A campus centrally located in Houston, connections to top industry professionals and access to experienced faculty make UST one of the best decisions you can make for your future.

With flexible evening classes and accelerated summer sessions, you can pursue an MSA without sacrificing your professional responsibilities.  A UST Master of Science in Accounting opens up a world of opportunities in public accounting (as a CPA), forensic accounting, corporate accounting, governmental accounting, and not-for-profit accounting.

Your success hinges on many factors, including the relationships you build with others in the business community. As a graduate student at the University of St. Thomas Cameron School of Business, you'll have unparalleled networking opportunities:

Business symposium
Business Symposium

Annual conference connecting you with alumni and leading Houston business experts.

Career Day
Career Day

Panel discussions with alumni and executives on how to best leverage a degree from UST.

Celts exploring businesses
Exploring Businesses

Visit organizations and hear from employees developing and executing business strategies.

Guest speakers
Guest Speakers

Every semester, guest speakers join classes to provide insights and expertise.

University of St. Thomas - Houston MSA Master of Science in Accounting student sits in conference roomA career in accounting involves complex work in exciting fields that are ever-evolving. Here are a few places our MSA graduates have found great jobs in the accounting field:

  • Alliant Group
  • BB&T
  • Hewlett Packard
  • Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Shell Oil Company

At UST, we believe in developing both the professional skills needed to be a great accountant, and the soft skills that will empower you to grow and develop as a person. Leadership, strong presentation skills and teamwork – all of these are necessary for exceptional success in the accounting field.

UST faculty take pride in their personal, hands-on approach to your education. Well-accomplished academically, they have years of experience in the accounting industry and weave real-life applications with technical understanding, helping you to develop a solid mastery of your area. Moreover, we have unique relationships with a number of key players in business.

University of St. Thomas - Houston MSA Master of Science in Accounting student walks in front of the Chapel of St. BasilBeyond preparing you for a career in accounting, UST prepares you to live a great life. You’ll receive training in accounting, and you’ll also find an emphasis on integrity and a sense of professional ethics woven into the workplace. You’ll learn what you need to succeed in your profession and make a positive impact in your field.

UST is consistently ranked as one of the top 20 Catholic universities in the nation by the Cardinal Newman Society. Our students strive to find wisdom in their education and empowerment across all disciplines, embodying the Basilian values of goodness, discipline and knowledge.