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Master of Science in Accountancy (MSA) Program Overview

The Master of Science in Accountancy (MSA) program is a full-time, 10-month program for students with an undergraduate degree in accounting. Students from undergraduate majors other than accounting are accepted, but must complete pre-requisite coursework in the summer prior to the start of the program.

Students in the MSA program gain skills needed to succeed in the accounting field by completing both individual and team-based assignments. Beyond a solid understanding of accounting principles, students improve interpersonal and presentation skills and are fully ready to begin their career.

Specialization areas

Two areas of specialization are offered:
Tax Services Coursework Assurance/System Advisory Coursework
MSA 504 Federal Tax Research MSA 522 Business Database Systems
MSA 510 Tax Planning Techniques MSA 524 Information Systems Analysis and Design
MSA 534 Accounting Practicum: Tax Audit MSA 535 Accounting Practicum: Information Systems

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