Top master's in accounting programs in Louisiana

Increase your earning potential with a master’s in accounting. Programs take 1-2 years to complete and provide a broad overview of accounting theory and practice. The option to specialize in an accounting area related to your target career can increase your competitiveness in the job market. Would-be CPAs can use a master’s in accounting program to meet obligatory study requirements. Explore our best accounting graduate programs rankings below to find the right grad school for you. 

Our master’s in accountancy rankings cover 328 of the 434 universities available, accounting for 89% of total student conferrals. Three years after completing their degree, graduates earn a weighted average salary of $62,956.

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#1 in Louisiana | #122 in Accounting nationally

University of New Orleans

New Orleans, Louisiana

Economic score: 0.28

The economic Score is the combination of debt-to-earnings ratio and earningsplus. We use the economic score to determine a graduate program’s rank. The lower the economic score the better. For an analysis of how we arrive at the economic score, and a description of our data sources, please visit our methodology page.

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Earnings: $64,229

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduation.

EarningsPlus: - $4,773

EarningsPlus compares student earnings after college against a benchmark of all students with the same graduate degree, adjusting for the in-state / out-of-state composition of the student body.

Debt: $16,830

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

Debt to earnings: 0.26

The debt-to-earnings ratio is calculated by dividing student debt upon graduation by the annual salary. A debt to earnings ratio of 1 means that annual educational debt is the same as annual earnings.

#2 in Louisiana | #173 in Accounting nationally

Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Economic score: 0.35

The economic Score is the combination of debt-to-earnings ratio and earningsplus. We use the economic score to determine a graduate program’s rank. The lower the economic score the better. For an analysis of how we arrive at the economic score, and a description of our data sources, please visit our methodology page.

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Earnings: $63,005

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduation.

EarningsPlus: - $4,728

EarningsPlus compares student earnings after college against a benchmark of all students with the same graduate degree, adjusting for the in-state / out-of-state composition of the student body.

Debt: $20,404

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

Debt to earnings: 0.32

The debt-to-earnings ratio is calculated by dividing student debt upon graduation by the annual salary. A debt to earnings ratio of 1 means that annual educational debt is the same as annual earnings.

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Louisiana Tech University

Ruston, Louisiana

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University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Lafayette, Louisiana

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How long does it take to pay down debt in accounting in Louisiana?

Years

Under 6 months

The average debt accrued from a master's degree in accounting is covered by average graduate earnings in under 6 months.

How much do graduates with master's degree in accounting earn in Louisiana?

Salary

$69,507

The median master's degree in accounting graduate earns $69,507 3 years after graduating.

How much does a master's degree in accounting cost in Louisiana?

Net cost

$14,987

The average annual cost of a master's degree in accounting is $14,987. This is the net cost and considers only students that have received Title IV funds.