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Indiana University Bloomington

Graduate Accounting Programs

Alumni Spotlight

Hyesung Yoon MPA 2007

Emcon Technologies, Columbus, IN

I needed to learn more about accounting and business strategies to advance my career, so I researched schools. I knew Kelley would suit my needs thanks to its reputation, curriculum, career services support system, and quality of education. The small classes foster networking with professors and students from all over the world. You wont regret it if you choose Kelley.

Master of Science in Accounting


The MSA is an intensive, one-year program in which you will work in student teams, tackling collaborative learning exercises, case analyses, presentations, and consulting projects.

MS in Accounting Learning Goals:

Students who earn an MS in Accounting degree will achieve the following goals:

  • Goal 1: Basic Principles of Accounting
    Demonstrate a thorough command of the basic principles and operations of accounting.

  • Goal 2: Integration
    Integrate technical accounting knowledge with other functional areas of business to analyze and recommend solutions to business problems.

  • Goal 3: Legal and Ethical Considerations
    Identify, interpret, and apply legal and ethical principles as they relate to accounting.

  • Goal 4: Communication
    Communicate effectively in a business environment.

  • Goal 5: Team work
    Work effectively in teams and organizations.

  • Goal 6: Professional Skills
    Identify and exemplify attributes of career success.

MSA students take a minimum of 30 credit hours for graduation. Our flexible curriculum allows you to pick and choose courses in assurance/risk management and/or taxation. You decide your appropriate concentration of study.

Each fall, MSA student teams (commingled with 3/2 MBA second-year students) engage in a semester-long field consulting project for an area business.