Master of Professional Accounting

Your future starts here.

Take your accounting degree and build new analytical and technical skills as you prepare to be a CPA and business leader. 

Gain advanced accounting training.

The Butler Master of Professional Accounting (MPAcc) degree accelerates and challenges students with real competitive advantage. The program’s 100 percent placement rate comes from integrating with the Indianapolis and regional accounting industry and on-campus Career Development, giving students ample engagement opportunities with employers. 

There are two degree tracks offered: the accelerated four-year/dual-degree option and the traditional, fifth-year degree option. Both tracks result in a Bachelor of Science in Business (for Butler students) and a Master of Professional Accounting degree, providing you with 150 credit hours required for CPA certification.

Master of Professional Accounting FAQs

Graduates from Butler’s Master of Professional Accounting (MPAcc) degree have a competitive advantage to succeed. Whether it is a public or corporate career, the MPAcc prepares students for jobs such as:

    • Financial Controller
    • Senior Accountant
    • Finance Manager
    • Forensic Accountant
    • Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

For those entering the workforce with a Master of Accounting degree, there are abundant opportunities for a diverse salary range. Varying by position title and location, MPAcc graduates can earn an average salary of $78,000 annually. With more experience in higher positions, there are opportunities for an average salary of $137,898.

Applying for the MPACC Degree

MPAcc students are admitted for both fall and spring semesters based on the following deadlines: 

  • May 15—Priority Scholarship
  • July 31—Fall Semester
  • November 30—Spring Semester