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
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