Master of Science in Accounting


MSA Instructions (pdf)

MSA Application (pdf)

MSA Prerequisites (pdf)

MSA Checksheet (pdf)

MSA Proposed Rotation (pdf)


The Master of Science in Accounting is designed to prepare students to move into authority positions in manufacturing companies, governmental units, not-for-profit entities, public accounting firms, and other professional or service organizations. The unique combination of human skills, knowledge, and technology imbedded in the curriculum will prepare graduates for these opportunities. Specifically, students should leave the program knowing how to anticipate and meet the changing needs of their customers; utilize and leverage technology in ways that add value to these customers; interpret and provide a broader context to financial and non-financial information; link data, knowledge, and insight together to provide quality advice for strategic decision-making; and, give and exchange informaiton within a meaningful context with appropriate delivery and interpersonal skills.

The Program curriculum has been specifically designed to provide an educational experience that will prepare students to successfully complete all portions of the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam, while earning an advanced degree. The Program will also qualify graduates to sit for the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) exams.