Prerequisite Courses

Build a strong foundation for success.

The Master of Science in Accounting with Data and Analytics (MSADA) degree gives students a thorough knowledge of accounting with the added expertise of cutting-edge data analytics skills that are needed in today’s business world. To help ensure student success, applicants must complete all prerequisites before beginning the MSADA program. They are:

  • Intro to Financial Accounting (BUS-A201)
  • Intro to Managerial Accounting (BUS-A202)
  • Intermediate Financial Accounting I and II (BUS-A311 and BUS A312)
  • Cost Accounting (BUS-A325) 
  • Tax (BUS-A329)
  • Auditing (BUS-A424)
  • Business Information Systems (BUS-K201)
  • Business Law (BUS-L201)
  • Principles of Finance (BUS-F300 or I-Core)

Applicants currently in undergraduate programs: Contact the Graduate Accounting Programs office at acctgrad@indiana.edu in advance of registering to make sure your classes will fulfill the MSADA prerequisites.

Applicants who have already earned bachelor’s degrees: You may be able to take prerequisites at a local college or university. Contact the Graduate Accounting Programs office at acctgrad@indiana.edu in advance of registering to make sure your classes will fulfill the MSADA prerequisites.

Application Deadlines

US undergraduates in their senior year:
May 1
(Kelley students are encouraged to apply in their junior year)

Non-US undergraduates:
December 1

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Invest in Your Future

By the time they graduate, more than 95% of our students have a job in their field—and command higher starting salaries.

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The Kelley Advantage

Graduate accounting students can take the six-week Becker FastPass CPA review course. With an MSADA pass rate of 97%, you’ll hit the ground running in your career.