The M.S. in Accounting degree is a 30-credit hour program that is designed to satisfy the requirements of the New York State Education Department for: the business and accounting requirements for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) examination, and a master’s degree in Accounting.
Specifically, the M.S. in Accounting program:
• satisfies one year of the two-year experiential requirement for licensure as a CPA;
• assists students who have an undergraduate degree with a major or concentration in Accounting to pursue additional study to meet the 150-hour requirements for CPAs;
• emphasizes the development of conceptual knowledge and analytical skills through general graduate business courses; and builds toward the integration of knowledge, skills, attitudes and abilities through the capstone course.