Accounting, M.S.A.

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Seidman College of Business
Graduate Programs

Grand Valley State University
1031 L. William Seidman Center
50 Front Ave SW
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49504-6431

Telephone: (616) 331-7400

Master of Science in Accounting Overview

The Seidman College of Business Master of Science in accounting (M.S.A.) serves individuals pursuing careers in public, corporate, government, and not-for-profit accounting, including those with limited or no undergraduate accounting or business backgrounds. Graduates of the M.S.A. program meet the educational requirements for the Michigan CPA.

About the Seidman M.S.A.

The Seidman M.S.A. offers unique strategic advantages that make a real difference in our students' careers.

  • Personal. Relatively small classes ensure a high level of interaction among students and faculty in a stimulating classroom environment.
  • Flexibility. The program can be completed as a full-time student in as few as 12 months or within two years part time. Classes are offered in the evening for the convenience of working professionals.
  • Accessibility. The Robert C. Pew Grand Rapids Campus brings students to the heart of the business center of downtown Grand Rapids. Seidman also offers classes at the Meijer Campus in Holland .
  • Accreditation. Seidman is one of fewer than 200 institutions around the world to earn both business and accounting accreditation by AACSB - International.
  • Service. Students rate our full-time, on-site Graduate Business Office as one of the best service features of our program.

The Seidman M.S.A. program is 33 credits and is designed to intensify and integrate the breadth and depth of accounting knowledge. The focus is applied, specific, and practical.

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Seidman M.S.A. program requirements and application for admission are available online. The $30 application fee is waived for undergraduate alumni of Grand Valley.


Grand Valley offers an excellent education at a reasonable cost and offers a number of ways to finance your M.S.A. degree.


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