Simon Business School

MS in Accountancy
A new level of clarity.

Unabashedly analytical. Intentionally collaborative. All the opportunities and encouragement you need to reflect, refine, and take risks. That's how clarity takes shape at Simon. The result: You see sharper. And you can get to the heart of any problem.

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CPA Pass Rate

in 2016 surpassed the national average

270

companies hired Simon MS talent
(2014-2016)

Ms in Accountancy, A New Level of Clarity - 730 x 300

Build on our
strengths.

Our 150-credit-hour compliant Accountancy program educationally qualifies you to sit for the New York State CPA exam—but goes far beyond ordinary test preparation. Simon's leadership in accounting, economics, and finance means you'll be learning from some of the world's best professors. Accelerate your program completion with our 10-month study track, or gain real-world experience with an expanded 17-month internship option. No matter which path you choose, you'll gain deeper insights into what's on the horizon for auditing, regulations, and financial analysis.

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 Application Deadline 

January 5
 
  • Jan 052018Full-Time MBA and MS Programs Application Deadline

    Fall 2018 Entry

  • Mar 152018Full-Time MBA and MS Programs Application Deadline

    Fall 2018 Entry

  • May 152018Full-Time MBA and MS Programs Application Deadline

    Fall 2018 Entry

A Master's degree is about more than a
credential.

Accountancy graduates earned a mean base salary of $60,000. The majority of our MS in Accountancy graduates are employed in the financial service and consulting industries.

The Career Management Center and the Simon Accounting Association offer support and professional development opportunities for MS in Accountancy students.

"We teach career skills that will last a lifetime and prepare you to be a leader in the accounting world." -- Heidi Tribunella, Faculty Director of MS in Accountancy.

85% accepted employment three months post graduation

top recruiting companies

  • Autocraft USA LLC
  • Barkan Management Co., Inc.
  • Chang & Deka, LLC
  • Changjiang Securities
  • China Airline
  • CITIC Securities Company Limited
  • Citigroup, Inc.
  • Deloitte
  • Donghai Securities
  • EY
  • Guotai Junan Securities, Co., Ltd.
  • Hongjiu Angel Investment, Inc.
  • JPMorgan Chase & Co.
  • KPMG, LLP
  • LeEco
  • Memsic
  • Michael Page
  • Orient Appraisal
  • Origene
  • PepsiCo
  • PwC
  • PVH Corporation
  • RSM US LLP (formerly McGladrey LLP)
  • Saks Fifth Avenue
  • Standard Chartered
  • Twain Financial Partners

Accountancy
Curriculum

Note: This chart reflects the 2017-18 academic schedule. This is subject to change.

TERM 1 TERM 2 TERM 3 TERM 4

BPP43
Business Law

ACC423
Financial Reporting I

ACC436*
Research into Professional Accounting Standards

ACC419
Positive Accounting Research

ACC437
Basic Federal Income Tax Accounting

ACC417
Auditing

ACC424
Financial Reporting II

ACC411
Financial Statement Analysis

ACC438
Auditing II – Auditing and Information Systems

 

Elective**

Elective**

Elective**

COMMUNICATING BUSINESS DECISIONS (Modules I, II, III)

MODULE I
MGC461

MODULE II
MGC462

MODULE III
MGC463

 
  • * 17-month track
    • MSA students in the 17-month track will NOT take ACC436 in the fall term but will take it the following fall as their last class. There are no exceptions for this course.
  • ** Electives -- MSA students are required to take 2 elective courses during their program of study
    • One elective is taken in the winter
    • One elective is taken either in fall or spring
    • Electives are dependent on a student’s undergraduate studies and will be advised on particular elective requirements during the program overview session

Where We Go.

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Wyatt Buerkle

MS in Accountancy, Class of 2017

Audit Associate
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

"To prepare for my interview with PwC I benefitted from multiple CMC resources, including: the MS Accounting Fast Track program, "Got Mock" interviews, practice sessions with the accounting student career advisor, the Simon Works platform, and multiple meetings and phone calls with my dedicated career advisor, Heidi Ames."

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Christopher Burke

MS in Accountancy, Class of 2016

Audit Staff I
EisnerAmper LLP

"The curriculum at Simon was rigorous and thorough, which ultimately helped me prepare for the CPA Exam."

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An Le

MS in Accountancy, Class of 2016

Staff Accountant
Alexander Aronson Finning CPAs

"Simon's team of dedicated faculty and staff ensures that you have the support and resources you need to navigate through the hurdles and meet your goals."

Life Lessons.

Kalkidan (Kal) Tiruneh
MS in Accountancy, Class of 2017
Audit Staff, Deloitte

 
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