The Master of Science in Accounting is a unique 30-credit, fully online 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 full calendar year if enrolled full-time. Part-time students are expected to complete the degree within five years. All courses are offered online in an asynchronous or synchronous format. Synchronous online courses are offered in the late afternoon or evening (beginning at or after 5 pm) 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 program.
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