The Master of Science in Accounting is a unique 30-credit program designed for students
pursuing careers in public accounting, management accounting and government accounting,
as well as those students pursuing careers in the dynamic and growing field of forensic
accounting and fraud examination.
Qualified graduates can earn licensure as a New York Certified Public Accountant.
You can also pursue certificates to become a Certified Management Accountant, Certified
Fraud Examiner, or Certified Internal Auditor.
The program may be completed in one year if enrolled full-time. Part-time students
are expected to complete the degree within five years. All courses are offered in
the late afternoon or evening, beginning at or after 5 pm, or in an online or hybrid
format, to accommodate both traditional full-time and part-time study.
The program can be tailored towards students without an undergraduate degree in accounting
or business through our pathway of non-business major into Masters of Science in Accounting
Curriculum & Learning Outcomes
Graduates of this program go on to careers as:
- Fraud examiners
- FBI or Secret Service agents
- Forensic accountants
- Internal auditors
- IRS agents
- Systems auditors