MS in Accounting

Build your career at Kelley

Specialize in assurance, data analytics, risk management, or taxation

With +Kelley, you’re able to transition into the MS in Accounting (MSA) program, building on your undergraduate degree by obtaining a deep understanding of accounting paired with advanced financial skills.

It’s a year well spent. Kelley MSA students are among the brightest minds in accounting. You’ll work closely with students who are driven, ambitious, and serious about accounting. By the time you graduate, you’ll meet the requirements to sit for the CPA exam in most states, and, by partnering with the Kelley School’s top-ranked Graduate Career Services, you’ll have an edge in your job search.

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+Kelley MSA: How it works

The MS in Accounting program involves field consulting and other experiential learning opportunities and a flexible curriculum that allows you to choose courses in assurance, data analytics, risk management, and/or taxation. The program can be completed in one year if prerequisites are met before beginning the program.

How do you become a CPA? The 150-hour requirement to sit for the CPA exam in most states is satisfied. Learn more about the MSA plan of study and see course descriptions. No previous work experience is required—just an undergraduate degree from an accredited university.

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