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Master's in Accounting – Financial Accounting Specialization

Are you looking for a customizable Master’s Degree in Accounting program that is tailored for students who want to pursue high-level roles in accounting? If so, consider the online Master of Science in Financial Accounting program at Indiana Wesleyan University. Upon completion, you can qualify for leadership and managerial accounting opportunities, while preparing for relevant certification exams related to your career goals in accounting. As a student in this online accounting master’s degree program, you will customize your education with a Specialization in Financial Accounting, Public Accounting, or Managerial Accounting, depending on your aspirations.

Why Pursue MS in Financial Accounting Online at IWU?

There are several benefits of choosing IWU as the education pathway for your master’s degree in accounting. Our 100% online learning platform leverages the latest learning technologies, allowing you to maintain your current career without slowing down. Our Christian faculty teach from the same biblical worldview valued on our campus, so that students can implement these principles in a fulfilling career. Plus, we lock in the rate of your tuition when you are accepted into the program. This eliminates the worry of price increases once you start your classes.

What Will I Learn in an MS in Financial Accounting Program?

Courses in this master’s in financial accounting cover a wide variety of high-level topics in accounting, including ethics, business law, advanced auditing, corporate taxation, advanced tax theory and research, financial statements, financial reporting, forensic accounting, and fraud examination. Through career-focused projects focused on solving real-world accounting problems, you can prepare to pursue your next accounting role with confidence.

What Makes IWU Different?

Education Pioneer

IWU has provided on-campus education for more than 100 years.

Rooted in Christ

Faith-integrated curriculum and a commitment to changing the world.

Superior Support

Center for Student Success for counseling, tutoring, and more!

Tuition & Aid

36 Credit Hours


$575/ Credit Hour

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

Financial AidTuition Info

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
What You Will Study in This MS in Finance Accounting Program

Coursework online accounting master’s degree program covers how to:

  • Develop strategies that solve complex accounting challenges
  • Create your own self-improvement strategies to enhance your leadership and management abilities in accounting
  • Apply Christian principles and a biblically-based worldview to your accounting practice and career goals
  • Work as an ethical accounting practitioner who understands the legal requirements to be successful in this highly regulated field

After Graduation
Potential Careers

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

Work in Various Industries

  • Industry

Program Requirements
  • 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.
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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

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