Professor Jennifer Joe's unique research documents the influence that managers of high-risk companies can have on audits simply by demonstrating confidence to auditors.
Read more: Confidence and Risk
The M.S. in accounting extends your education into advanced study in each of the major areas of accounting - financial, managerial, information systems, auditing and taxation - as well as in the supporting fields of finance and quantitative methods.
You'll be prepared for a career in public accounting, information systems consulting, industry or government. The M.S. in accounting also provides a foundation for further study at the Ph.D. level in preparation for an academic career.
In-depth study in any of the five accounting areas is possible by combining elective courses and independent study or research with a faculty member.
Part-time or Full-time Option
The MS Accounting program offers both a full-time and part-time course of study. Full-time students with an undergraduate degree in accounting from an AACSB institution should complete the program in one year. All other full-time students should complete the program in 2 years. Part-time students can complete the program within 2 to 5 years.