Your Program

Take a deep dive into the heart of accounting: taxation, audit, financial reporting and data analytics.

Satisfy the 150-credit-hour CPA licensure requirement while advancing your competencies in critical thinking, communication, leadership, data analytics, project management and other in-demand skills in our full-time, one-year (30 credit hours) program.

  • Develop extensive professional networks through interactions with peers, active and engaged Advisory Board members, alumni and faculty members
  • Gain expertise in specialized areas that closely parallel the areas of practice within most accounting firms
  • Be part of a close-knit community as you take advantage of the resources of a global university

Our MS Accounting program offers admission in the fall only. To be admitted, you must have an undergraduate accounting degree from an accredited U.S. college or university.

For more information about licensing, visit our licensure disclosure site.


Develop the intellectual foundation and tools to succeed in a complex financial environment. The core curriculum provides a strong base in taxation, audit, financial reporting and data analytics, upon which you will build your professional career. Other required and elective courses are determined by your chosen specialization track.

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Review course descriptions in the Graduate Catalog.

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Choose Your Career Track

Choose courses from one of the three specialization tracks below or plan a self-directed track, subject to departmental approval.