Master of Science in Accounting


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Program Description

Market and institutional forces have resulted in notable changes in the world of business and accounting. Academic institutions have a special role to play in ensuring that individuals entering the profession have the core foundation of knowledge and skills essential to meet the changing market demands. We are dedicated to fulfilling that role.

Completing a graduate degree is an important credential for embarking on a career in business, and the quality of that education is an important ingredient for achieving success. Hence, it is important to choose a program that will help to prepare you for success in a profession that promises to be dynamic and challenging. We are confident that our program will do just that.

Our MS Program in Accounting:

  • Is one of only four in New England fully accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
  • Full-time study during two summers. Providing the flexibility to earn a degree while holding a full-time career position
  • Fulfills the educational requirements for the CPA examination in Massachusetts
  • Offers a highly relevant curriculum taught by outstanding faculty
  • Has an exceptional record of placement in public accounting
  • Offers excellent quality at a very reasonable cost

We invite you to compare us with other major universities - our faculty, curriculum, a record of placement, and our network of alumni and friends in the profession - all of which translate into your opportunities as a graduate of the program. All at a cost that is more than competitive. We are confident that you will be pleased with what you discover about us.

Last updated Sep 2017

About the School

Welcome to the Isenberg School of Management. If you are a student considering our programs, you will discover an exciting curriculum that combines business fundamentals with an emphasis on innovation ... Read More

Welcome to the Isenberg School of Management. If you are a student considering our programs, you will discover an exciting curriculum that combines business fundamentals with an emphasis on innovation, interdisciplinary study, and social responsibility. As an Isenberg School student, you will join an extended community with an alumni network of 32,000 business professionals. Our graduates have an increasing impact on business and society; they also serve as exemplary role models and future employers of our students. At the same time, Isenberg School alumni provide us with a crucial financial support that strengthens the national competitiveness of our programs. The Isenberg School will prepare you to lead and manage innovation in an increasingly global economy. You will learn to think more innovatively about manufacturing, business services, and business processes. And you will have the opportunity to experience the global economy firsthand through our own international studies courses, which combine concentrated class work with two-week visits to Italy, China, Denmark, Brazil, and four other destinations. The Isenberg School ranks first among public universities in the Northeast and 58th nationally in the current edition of Business Week’s annual survey, The Best Undergraduate Business Schools. Our increasingly selective undergraduate program—this year’s entering freshmen had high school grade point averages of 3.65 and SAT scores of 1,171—offers majors in accounting, finance, management, marketing, and operations management. In addition, students also major in our two industry niche specialties of sports management and hospitality and tourism management. Our full-time residential MBA program has also earned increasing distinction. In U.S. News and World Report’s current survey, America’s Best Graduate Schools, we placed first among our MBA counterparts at public colleges and universities in the Northeast and 58th nationally. And in the 2007 edition of Princeton Review’s Best Business Schools, our MBA program earned top-ten national rankings in four of eleven strategic categories. In a field of 282 MBA programs, the Isenberg School ranked: 2nd in Best Overall Academic Experience 4th in Best Professors 5th in Greatest Opportunity for Women 10th in Toughest to Get into At the Isenberg School of Management, our commitment to business education also includes preparing business educators themselves: Graduates of our Ph.D. program—the oldest in business at a public school of higher education in New England—hold faculty positions at more than one hundred colleges and universities. Read less
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