MS in Accounting & Finance
The Master of Science in Accounting and Finance is the only program of its kind in the tri-state area. It is a unique blend of two disciplines and practice and is well suited for new graduates or early career professionals in these fields, as well as business students seeking more specialized training. The Master of Science in Accounting and Finance is a fifth-year extension program providing a direct pathway from an accounting or finance bachelor’s degree to a master’s degree. In just five years, you’ll earn your undergraduate degree and an MS in Accounting and Finance.
MSUM’s Paseka School of Business maintains prestigious AACSB International accreditation for excellence in business education. As a leading business program in the region, MSUM provides you a high-quality teaching environment, a commitment to continuous improvement and curricula responsive to the needs of business.
The program is a unique combination not offered by many universities. The integration of both accounting and finance disciplines offers you an unparalleled breadth of functional business skills that will expand your potential career opportunities and ensure you receive focused study to prepare for professional certifications and development.
The MS in Accounting and Finance is an advanced credential that gives you the expertise and knowledge to achieve and/or maintain ongoing professional competence for designations such as Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Financial Analyst (CFA).
Since most of our graduate students work full- or part-time, the program is offered face-to-face late afternoons or evenings to accommodate your professional and personal life. You’ll discover outstanding advising from and accessibility to our highly credentialed faculty. Most students complete this program in one year full time or two years part time.
Since this master’s degree is designed as a fifth-year extension of undergraduate programs in accounting, finance or business, it’s a smooth transition from undergraduate study. This uniquely combined program pairs exceptional high-quality teaching with outstanding value.
Study MS in Accounting & Finance on campus. You will be eligible to apply for a student visa (F-1).
Careers & Outcomes
Professional certifications are becoming increasingly important in today’s competitive business environment. The M.S. in Accounting and Finance helps prepare you for professional designations like Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) or Certified Public Accountant (CPA), among others.
A Smart Investment
This program’s best feature is that it combines accounting and finance, which most programs don’t. The hands-on learning was fantastic, and it’s been an excellent investment, preparing me for the CPA exam and the real world.
– Jess Lhotak, Operations Accountant, RDO Equipment