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An Experience That Accelerates Your Career

Learn from top-notch faculty and become an expert in the language of business. Grow to be a trusted financial partner that makes a positive impact.

Program at a Glance

  • One year—Finish in eight months with 100% in-person classes
  • 30 credits—10 classes dive deep into curriculum aligned with the future
  • Relevant—Coursework aligned with emerging topics in the profession

Customize Your Education to Meet Your Career Aspirations

No matter where you’d like your career to go, this program prepares you for any path. Meet your career goals on your ascent to leadership. Relevant material is woven into the courses to prepare you for every section of the CPA exam.

Start by developing an advanced foundation in accounting and analysis.

Core Courses

MS in Accounting and Business Analysis Core


  • Foundation in Accounting Analytics
  • Information Risk, Control & Forensics
  • Accounting & Analysis for Reporting Entities

Expand your skill set further by selecting one of two career pathways.

Career Pathway

Accounting, Assurance, and Advisory

For students interested in pursuing careers in public accounting firms’ audit, assurance, and advisory practices, and a variety of roles in corporate finance and accounting functions.
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Advanced Auditing: Analysis, Policy, and Judgment
  • Accounting Theory: Reporting Incentives & Consequences
  • Analysis of Performance Measurement & Control
Career Pathway


For students interested in pursuing careers in public accounting firms’ individual and corporate tax practices or opportunities in wealth management and financial planning.
  • Analysis of Taxation for Passthrough Entities
  • Tax Research, Procedure & Analysis
  • Analysis of International Taxation
  • Analysis of Taxes & Business Decisions

Then choose coursework across five disciplines to specialize your knowledge.


Risk Management

Learn how to improve the understanding of risk, uncertainty, and potential consequences of decisions.
  • Principles of Risk Management
  • Risk Analytics and Behavioral Science
  • Cyber Risk & Regulation

Emerging Technology

Learn how to extract structured and unstructured data from databases for advanced data analysis.
  • Information Technology in Supply Chains
  • Cyber Risk & Regulation
  • Data Technology for Business Analytics


Learn how to incorporate sustainability into corporate decision-making and business analysis.
  • Challenges & Business Solutions in Business Sustainability
  • Sustainability, Environment and Social Risk Management
  • Diversity in Organizations

M&A Deal Advisory

Learn the practice of business valuations and the role of financial advisors in M&A.
  • Business Valuation
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Analysis of Taxes & Business Decisions (AAA) or Financial Statement Analysis (Tax)

Wealth Management

Learn the principles of portfolio management, estate and gift taxation, and wealth management.
  • Investment Theory
  • Estate Planning for Financial Planners
  • Wealth Management and Financial Planning
Katharine Widlak
“Curated coursework leads to highly skilled accounting professionals ready to succeed in the rapidly changing accounting profession and broader business environment.”
Katharine Widlak
Director, Professional Programs in Accounting

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