Online M.S.
Managerial Accounting

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Overview of the Online MS Accounting Program

Led by CPAs, forensic accountants, former IRS examiners and managerial accountants, the Master of Science in Accounting (MSA) is designed to help you pursue the career you’ve always wanted and prepare for relevant certification exams. The customizable MSA program also allows you to focus your studies in your personal area of interest.

Acquire valuable skills through career-focused projects that give you experience solving real accounting problems. This program offers you the opportunity to engage in course materials through virtual reality, video discussion applications, concept maps, demo videos from instructors and more. Discover transformative education for your future career at IWU.

  • 100% online learning format 
  • Approximately 18 months to completion
  • Multiple specializations available: Financial Accounting | Public Accounting | Managerial Accounting 

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You’ll Learn To…

  • Design solutions and strategies for complex accounting problems
  • Evaluate and strengthen your own leadership and management capabilities
  • Integrate your faith into your accounting practice and career plans
  • Relate ethical standards and legal requirements to the field of accounting

Career Options

  • Public Accounting (CPAs)
  • Accountant
  • Non-Profit Accounting
  • Non-Profit Leadership


36 Total
$565/ Credit Hour *

Applicable fees for resources and services will be assessed throughout the program. Tuition and fees for prerequisites and required elective courses are in addition to the charges shown on the program cost sheet. Your tuition rate will remain the same as long as you remain continuously enrolled in the same program. Cost sheets may be requested from an enrollment counselor by calling 866.498.4968 or emailing


Financial aid is available in the form of grants, loans, scholarships, veterans benefits, and employer reimbursement.


Here is the list of courses required to complete the program. Full course descriptions may be viewed by clicking on the course titles. For further information, feel free to contact us.

12 Core Courses

These courses contain the program-specific knowledge. Upon completion, you should have the tools to conquer your new career with confidence.

MGMT-501, ACCT-511, ACCT-512, ACCT-520, ACCT-513, ACCT-514, ACCT-517, ACCT-516, ACCT-540, ACCT-541, ACCT-542, ACCT-543


Click on each section to expand the different requirements for this program. If you have any questions about the admissions process, feel free to contact one of our admissions representatives at 1-866-498-4968.

  • A baccalaureate degree from a college or university that is accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by both the U.S. Department of Education (ED) and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), verified on official transcripts sent by the institution directly to Indiana Wesleyan University.
  • An undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 or higher from the baccalaureate degree granting institution at which at least a minimum of 30 hours was completed. If an applicant's GPA is below 2.5, the student may be admitted on a probationary basis, as established by the guidelines of the DeVoe School of Business.

  • All credits required in the curriculum sequence with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and a minimum grade of “C” in each course. A grade of “C-” or below will require the course to be repeated.
  • Overall GPA of 3.0 in all IWU graduate work.
  • Payment of all tuition and fees is required to receive a diploma.


The MS Accounting at Indiana Wesleyan University has many convenient starts throughout the year. Listed below are the next available starts. If you don’t see a start that fits your schedule, connect with our enrollment team to see more future starts.


Indiana Wesleyan University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC),, 312-263-0456. Other accreditations and associations of Indiana Wesleyan University are available at

ACBSP AccreditedThe Accounting program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).
In addition to the general business accreditation, the accounting programs have also attained a separate accounting accreditation through the ACBSP.

*Effective 07-01-2023 through 06-30-2024