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Industry-Aligned. Personalized Approach. 100% Online.

To ensure that our graduates will stand out among peers when seeking promotions or new positions, we consulted industry leaders in designing Master’s degree programs that incorporate a powerful combination of business, analytical, and strategic management skills.

Our advanced degrees are offered 100% online and are designed for working professionals. Our rigorous, competency-based curriculum allows you to progress faster through concepts that you already know through your previous experience, and spend more time learning to master the skills that you need.

The competencies in our programs are built around current industry needs and trends so that you can be sure you are acquiring the skills and knowledge that go beyond today’s job requirements and future-proof your career.

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MS in Accounting

The MSA That Makes Financial Sense

This powerful yet affordable online degree will uniquely position you to maximize career opportunities and accelerate career progression in this high-paying, growing career field – allowing you to rapidly achieve a positive return on the investment in your education.

With input from key representatives in the accounting profession, the core curriculum in the MS in Accounting (MSA) goes beyond the numbers, combining accounting proficiency with high-level in-demand business and analytical skills, including:

Before you take a single course, you’ll talk one-to-one with your very own Academic and Career Advisor, who’ll customize your curriculum map, help determine when and how to prepare for the CPA Exam and ensure you stay on track to master the skills you will need to succeed in your career.






MS in Data Science & MS in Business Analytics

Less Theory. More Application.

In the competitive world of data science and business analytics, 92% of data scientists have an advanced degree. At Merrimack, you can get your Masters Degree in 15 months, giving you a competitive edge over your peers at an accelerated rate.

Leading industry experts and employers have contributed to the program’s curriculum so that you can be sure you are acquiring the skills and knowledge most valuable to employers. Merrimack’s online programs are producing leaders in today’s Big Data workforce. Will you join them?

Choose from two concentrations:

  • DATA SCIENCE – Solve problems using the latest tools and analytical methods
  • BUSINESS ANALYTICS – Earn the degree you need to advance in the field of business analytics


At Merrimack College, we’re proud of our long history of providing quality degrees to students entering the job market. Our faculty are more than just teachers. We are committed to helping you grow — academically, personally and spiritually — so that you may graduate as a confident, well-prepared citizen of the world.

  • Money magazine 2018 Most Transformative College
  • US News & World Report 2018 #50 Best Regional Universities/North
  • US News & World Report 2018 #11 Most Innovative School Regional Universities/North
  • The Princeton Review 2018 Best Regional College
  • Transitioning Athletics to Division 1 and joining the Northeast Conference in 2019-20

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