Online Graduate Degrees

Accounting - iMSA

Gies College of Business

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will be the first of the top 5 ranked accountancy programs to offer a completely online MS in Accountancy, the iMSA. Delivered in partnership with the online learning platform Coursera, the iMSA will be heavily hands-on and practice-oriented. In a rapidly changing field, the degree will prepare and enable students everywhere to earn a premier master’s degree from an accounting powerhouse.

The iMSA program develops cutting-edge capabilities in analytics through its hands on and practice oriented program. The program will build expertise in the fundamentals of accounting — financial reporting, audit and control, and taxation.


  • 32 Hours of University of Illinois Coursework, at least 20 hours in Accountancy, at least 4 hours outside

  • Must be completed between 18-36 months



  • ACCY 501 Accounting Analysis I (Part 1 and 2)

  • ACCY 502 Accounting Analysis II

  • ACCY 503 Managerial Accounting

  • ACCY 504 Auditing

  • ACCY 505 Federal Taxation



  • Tuition: $27,000

  • Coursera ID verification: $2,528

  • Course Materials: $1,500

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