Elon offers a path for current Elon undergraduate accounting majors to begin graduate coursework during their senior year. This accelerated MSA option offers graduates an opportunity for early success in a competitive field and intense CPA preparation. Apply during your junior year and take five graduate courses during your senior year.

Why pursue the 7-month accelerated option?

  • Save money – MSA students completing the accelerated option pay graduate tuition for only five courses; the tuition for MSA classes taken as an undergraduate are included in undergraduate tuition.
  • Accelerate your career path – Start your job after graduating in December or use that extra time to study for and take the CPA exam.
  • Maximize networking – Complete a leadership program in the summer between your junior and senior year. Then pursue an internship between your senior year and final semester.