Accountancy MSPA

Accountancy MSPA

Solve complex accounting problems and advance your career in the public, corporate, not-for-profit or governmental sectors with a STEM-designated Master of Science in professional accountancy degree from The University of Texas at Tyler. This program consists of 30 credit hours, can be completed in one year and provides the required hours for CPA licensure.


Our STEM-based accounting program prepares technically skilled graduates who can apply appropriate technologies to process data and meet the increasing demand for accountants and auditors.

You’ll Learn To:

Recommend accounting and/or tax treatment by researching appropriate primary and secondary authorities.

Apply the Financial Accounting Standards Board’s Conceptual Framework to provide useful financial accounting information.

Solve complex accounting problems.

Communicate recommendations in a fashion suited for audiences with varying levels of sophistication.

Apply appropriate technologies in the processing of data analytics.

Choose UT Tyler

Small Class Sizes

Engage with your colleagues and professors in small classes.

In-Demand Curriculum

Learn in-demand skills from faculty who are top researchers in their fields.

Affordable Tuition

As one of the most affordable University of Texas System institutions, we provide a rigorous, enriching experience.

Optional Practice Training

International students receive two additional years of OPT.

Meet a Student

Arpana Nepal

Spring 2025

Bhaktapur, Nepal

Throughout her five years at UT Tyler, Nepal has received unwavering support from staff, faculty and students. From mastering the intricacies of the English language to securing her first job, Nepal credits UT Tyler for shaping her personal and academic growth. As an MSPA student, Nepal is thrilled to be among the first students to participate in this innovative, newly launched program. “The MSPA program offers classes in data mining, cybersecurity and traditional accounting that will prepare us for the rapidly evolving, data-driven landscape of accountancy. My peers and I are positioned to be ahead of the curve in the job market, especially as we witness industry giants like the Big 4 and other prominent accounting firms shift their focus toward data analytics.”

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