The M.S. Degree in Accountancy prepares students for a wide range of employment opportunities in public accounting, industry and finance, government and nonprofit organizations. The program is designed to produce individuals who are qualified with knowledge and techniques in one or more accounting areas: Accounting Information Systems, Financial and Public Accounting Option, and Taxation. Graduates of the program are prepared to successfully complete and pass a professional examination for entry into their selected area, committed to professional and career development beyond their formal education into the highest executive levels of the selected, capable of becoming leaders exhibiting high standards of ethical conduct within the profession, or prepared for doctoral study or research positions.
Admission to the Program
Applicants must complete 16 units of Foundations of Business courses: CIS 100, ECON 209 or 501, FIN 205 or 500 and BUS 305. In addition, applicants must complete 20 units of Foundations of Accounting courses (ACCT 500, 320AB, 321 and 322) and must have an approved graduate degree program on file in the College of Business and Economics Advisement Center.