Completion of the Master of Science in Accounting program allows students to meet the 150 credit hour requirement for CPA licensure. Nazareth College offers two tracks for entering students: a 5-year program is available to entering freshman and undergraduate transfer students, leading to a BS/MS degree; a second track is available to students who have earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from an accredited institution other than Nazareth College.
Students completing the Certified Public Accounting program will acquire the knowledge and skills needed to succeed as an active member of the profession. Successful completion of the accounting program will allow you to:
Meet the current academic requirements needed to sit for the New York State C.P.A. exam.
Acquire knowledge from the areas of economics, finance, management, marketing, ethics, technology and global issues.
Develop proficiency in the areas of communication (oral and written), critical thinking and teamwork, enabling you to become a skilled professional.
Learn to use sound professional judgment to resolve problems in an analytical and ethical manner.
Balance a professional education with studies in the liberal arts to better understand the role of the professional in business, and to promote life-long learning and the pursuit of personal growth.
Students completing the accounting degree are qualified to work in the fields of public, private and not-for-profit accounting.
The School of Management degree programs are candidates for International Assembly of Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) accreditation.
International Student Requirements:
Submission of a World Education Services (WES) evaluation of the Bachelors degree equivalency, Declaration of Finances form, Bank Affidavit, and TOEFL score.