This program is completed in two trimesters with a minimum of 30 units. The Master of Science in Accounting program prepares graduates for careers in public accounting industry, government, and nonprofit organizations. This program is a fifth-year professional program. The objective of the program is to provide students with greater breadth and depth of understanding in accounting and business than is possible in an undergraduate program. The program employs a rigorous case analysis approach that requires students to demonstrate conceptual, analytical, and communication skills. Graduates are prepared to research various databases related to critical accounting problems and to exercise judgment in making accounting-related decisions by drawing on their integrated, comprehensive body of accounting and business knowledge.
The curriculum for the Master of Science in Accounting consists of the following:
Ten elective units from courses (500 level or higher) offered at either Seaver College or the Graziadio School of Business and Management are required. A list of approved elective courses is available from the academic advisor.