M.S. in Accounting Northeastern Illinois University
The M.S. in Accounting offers a broad base of knowledge about accounting and business theory and practice, tailored for students who wish to meet Illinois' 150-credit hour requirement to become a CPA. The program is designed to meet the needs of students with or without undergraduate preparation in business or accounting.
Northeastern offers a two-phase program. The first phase consists of a set of foundation courses, some or all of which may be waived depending on prior academic preparation. The second phase is made up of 30 hours of advanced core courses and is required of all students.
The M.S. in Accounting program demonstrates quality through AACSB accreditation, which represents the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide. In 2018, accountingedu.org named Northeastern's M.S. in Accounting the most affordable among Illinois four-year public universities.
The M.S. in Accounting prepares you for careers such as:
- Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
- Financial Accountant
- Managerial Accountant
- Income Tax Professional
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