Master of Science in Accounting
This 30 hour program further prepares students for careers in public, industrial, and not-for-profit accounting through advanced study in financial and managerial accounting, auditing, taxation, and accounting systems. It also is a foundation for entrance into doctoral programs and other professional studies.
The graduate programs build on the students' technical competence in undergraduate accounting and business courses. To provide a background for successful study at the graduate level, a series of foundation courses or their equivalents must be completed before enrolling in courses for graduate credit.
View the list of required courses for a degree
The degree requirements are an overview of courses required to complete the degree program.
Concentrations in specialized fields of study can be obtained under the non-tax Master of Science program. Each concentration consists of 3 or 4 specific courses. These courses fill the required accounting or non-accounting electives in the Master's programs; thus, no additional hours of course work are required to obtain a concentration.
Course concentrations can be achieved in three areas:
- Accounting Information Systems
Student Learning Outcomes
Student Learning Outcomes specify what students will know, be able to do, or be able to demonstrate when they have completed a program of study.
WHY GET YOUR MS IN ACCOUNTING AT UNO?
- Fast track your degree in 9 months or take your time in parallel with your job on your own timeline.
- Obtain your degree from a program in the top 2% of accounting programs worldwide.
- Get the opportunity for an MS in Tax Accounting from the only school in Louisiana to offer such a program and is recognized as one of the premier Accounting programs in the South.
- Earn a degree from a program that supports students through numerous scholarships and commands a higher starting salary in the marketplace.
- Be offered the opportunity to participate in on-campus recruiting by regional and national accounting firms and be more likely to have a job by the time you graduate.
- Build individual relationships with your professors and peers due to the small class size, helping you improve your communication and interactive skills.