The MS in Accounting from the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business is the perfect complement to your career. With specializations in tax, internal audit, financial regulation, and public accounting, you can choose which path your career takes. Smith’s top-ranked faculty, reputation for being the among the best business schools in the Washington, D.C., region, scholarships and busy-season internships make this accounting program truly valuable.

The MS in Accounting program produces highly trained accounting professionals who are prepared for heightened accountability and the expanded role accounting plays in consulting, information management and strategic planning. You’ll learn to carry out the rigorous internal auditing required to meet today’s strict accounting and auditing standards.

Complete your studies in one or two years just outside the capital of the United States, Washington, D.C. — ranked one of the best places to live in America by U.S. News & World Report in 2017.

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Master's in Accounting
Graduate Programs (2018)


KPMG Job Awaits Accounting Student

Christopher Rolle ’18

As an accounting major during his undergraduate studies at the University of Central Florida, Christopher Rolle wanted to jumpstart his career as a certified public accountant by starting graduate school immediately. He also wanted to try something completely different, having spent his whole life in Florida, so he thought he’d try out the Washington, D.C., area for its history, culture and even its unpredictable winters.

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Earn both your bachelor's and master's degrees in five years or less
With more than 60,000 Smith alumni, your industry connections are strong
Choose from specializations in Internal Auditing, Public Accounting or Taxation
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