Department of Accountancy & Taxation

Master of Science in Accountancy (MSACCY)

The MSACCY Program provides a broad based business education that equips students with the necessary technical knowledge, communication skills, and critical thinking abilities expected by employers.

The goals of the Master of Science in Accountancy are to provide graduates with...

  1. Oral communication skills
  2. Written communication skills
  3. Research skills
  4. Ethical awareness
  5. Global awareness
  6. Technological skills
  7. Analytical problem solving skills
  8. Financial risk assessment skills

MSACCY requires all students entering to have a four-year undergraduate degree (or the foreign equivalent) from an accredited institution. The undergraduate degree may be in any discipline.

  • For students with a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree in accounting from a program accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the MSACCY generally requires a minimum of 36 semester hours.
  • Up to seventy-five semester hours could be required for students with:
    1. a BBA or MBA degree in an area other than accounting
    2. a degree in an area other than business administration
    3. a business degree from a program not accredited by the AACSB

Read our MSACCY brochure.