Simon Business School master’s students prepare for a challenging case competition.

Learn, grow, lead.

Career advancement is the goal of virtually every business school student. That’s why our 150-credit-hour compliant MS in Accountancy program not only educationally qualifies you to sit for the New York State CPA exam, it equips you with the skills you need to succeed in the field.

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93% of job-seeking graduates in the Accountancy Class of 2022 accepted employment within 6 months of graduation.


View the 2022 MS Career Highlights Report

Where do our Accountancy graduates go?

We connect graduates with top employers who understand the value of a world-class business education and offer comprehensive services to prepare you for career success. The following companies have recruited Simon Accountancy graduates:

Bianchi & Associates LLC   China Reform Holdings Corporation Ltd   Grant Thornton    Hedgeserv Corporation   Huarong Securities Company Limited    IQVIA   IREX (International Research & Exchanges Board)   KPMG   Mediacom Communications Corporation   Midea Group    New Century   PwC   Sinopec Group   Thaney and Associates CPA   The Wright Star LLC    Zheneng Capital


LEAD WITH in-demand industry skills.

Our comprehensive curriculum gives you critical skills that address the operational, analytical, and theoretical aspects of accounting to give you a fully immersive experience.

Financial information interpretation and analysis

Auditing procedures

Utilizing financial statement information to inform business strategies and decisions

Assessing an organization’s financial position and predict future performance

Identifying, understanding, and evaluating tax-planning opportunities

Laws, regulations, and ethical considerations, as they apply to accounting practices

Beyond the classroom.

Accountancy graduates have the well-rounded skill-set employers look for by preparing with experiences that expand beyond the classroom.

Integrated Student Experience »

Helps prepare you to succeed as a business professional by tailoring both your education and activities to help meet your career goals.

Experiential Learning »

Be ready for a constantly evolving business world by tackling problems for real companies with our hands-on learning opportunities.

The Benet Career Management Center »

Supports you throughout your job search by teaming up to offer a wide range of professional development services and programs that will help you gain the critical behavioral skills that employers want.

Leadership and Student Clubs »

Benefit from involvement in our many social and professional clubs that can help you develop leadership skills and expand your professional network.


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A wealth of opportunity.

Students who graduate with their MS in Accountancy are generally interested in starting their career in a public accounting role, such as accountant, advisor, external auditor, or tax preparer. Other candidates may pursue employment within a corporate accounting or internal audit role, such as business analyst, compliance officer, cost accountant, or a number of other business critical roles.