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Master of Accounting

‌A career in accounting is a challenging and rewarding one. Drake’s Master of Accounting (M.Acc.) will prepare you to enter this rapidly changing field and help expand your knowledge of accounting principles.  You’ll take a mix of courses focused on accounting principles as well as leadership skills. This degree can be adapted for students with or without past accounting experience.

For those interested in sitting for the Certified Public Accountant exam, Drake’s M.Acc. provides the requisite knowledge you need to succeed.

Other program highlights include:

  • Convenience—You can finish the M.Acc. in two years, attending part time, because Drake offers more classes on nights and weekends for working professionals.
  • Affordable—The cost to attend Drake is comparable to or less than most M.Acc. programs in the area.
  • Network—You’ll learn from experienced faculty and your peers, who come from a wide variety of industries and positions.
  • Dardis—The required Dardis Communication Workshop gives you the skills to deliver concise and persuasive presentations in class and at work.

Additional Resources

Information Session

Learn more about the Drake Master of Accounting program by attending an information session. Graduate staff will be on hand to answer any questions and help you learn more about Drake's graduate degrees.

July 17, 2015
Sammons Enterprises, Inc., parent company of Des Moines-based Sammons Financial Group, has donated $1 million to Drake University for the Sammons Endowed Professorship in Actuarial Science, a program that supports a new or existing professor of actuarial science and will be used to retain or attract outstanding faculty members.