MS in Accounting & Finance 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.

Master’s prepared Accounting and Finance graduates enjoy 100 percent job placement (Class of 2016). With this degree, you will be well-prepared to pursue careers in investment management or accounting.

Average starting salaries for entry-level master’s trained Accounting and Finance graduates is around $55,000. Your starting salary and career advancement will depend on the industry and sector of the economy you work in, the region of the country you are located, and the professional certifications or designations you earn. You can review common career options for undergraduate Accounting graduates or Finance graduates.