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Accountancy Fast Track Masters Program

Aya Elhalbawy, MSA Cohort 2"​Earning my Masters Degree in Accountancy immediately following the undergraduate program has been integral in the current competitive job market as it has set myself apart from the crowds of candidates applying for similar positions. The Masters program details their curriculum to reflect the updated educational requirements imposed in order to obtain your CPA license. Since obtaining my MSA Degree at CSULB I have passed all four CPA examinations and have been hired full time at Holthouse Carlin & Van Tright LLP, where I have been able to apply the technical knowledge learned in the classroom, as well as the real life application obtained through case studies with clients.  I am continually expanding my pool of knowledge and professional network, which would not be possible without the MSA program. Go Beach!"  

Caitlin McKenna, MS Accountancy Cohort 1
Advanced Audit Staff​

The Accountancy Fast Track Masters program is now available to current CSULB undergrad students seeking a career in public accountancy. With this new program, CSU Long Beach students now have the fastest possible path to meeting the 150-hour CPA licensure requirements, while earning both BSBA and MSA degrees in five years or less (three years for incoming transfer students).



How to Apply

Students may apply to the Fast Track MS Accountancy program as accounting major undergraduates with a GPA of at least 3.0. If admitted, students will receive a GMAT/GRE test waiver and the MS Accountancy application fee will be reimbursed. The program offers a unique opportunity for high-performing undergraduate students to achieve important educational goals and start their careers in public accounting earlier. Contact Giselle Oberly for more information on how to apply,


Students in the fast track program will be guaranteed courses to allow them to complete the requirements for their undergraduate degree in 4 years. Students admitted to this program will not be required sit for a GMAT or GRE exam and the Cal State Apply application fee will be reimbursed. The fast track program offers access to all of the support services offered to our graduate students.