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MS Accounting

Master of Science in Accounting



 in North America, 2021

Positioning individuals to launch their careers through advanced technical training.

With fall OR spring start dates, you can choose the option that best suits you!

Through the Krannert School of Management’s Master of Science in Accounting (MSA) program, you will not only be better positioned in your career path – you’ll cultivate your approach to leadership, problem-solving, global cognizance, and self-reliance.

The MSA program offers specialized graduate‐level courses in accounting, such as auditing and auditing analytics, advanced taxation, SEC reporting, and experiential learning opportunities. It is designed to provide you an opportunity for growth to help you achieve fulfillment in your career and ultimately prepare you for the CPA exam and other professional certifications.

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Now offering early admission to current Krannert students through the Accounting Pathway Program. You may apply as early as your sophomore year. Click here for more information.

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With one of the most affordable tuition rates available — combined with the fact that graduates with an MS Accounting degree and a CPA license are estimated to receive $1.5m more in lifetime career earnings  Krannert's accounting program offers exceptional return on investment.




A Conversation about the MS Accounting Program

We sat down the Krannert's Academic Director for the accounting program, Troy Janes, as well as program manager Sarah Lee to discuss what you can do with an MSA and why it matters. Transcript