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MS in Accounting Curriculum

The rigorous Whitman M.S. in Professional Accounting program is designed for students of all academic backgrounds. Those entering with a bachelor's degree in business administration with at least 24 credits in accounting courses are eligible for the one-year, 30-credit program. Students without the appropriate coursework in accounting, economics, finance, and quantitative methods may be required to take undergraduate and/or graduate-level foundation courses as part of the program.

To view course descriptions for each of the courses listed, be sure to visit the online course catalog to learn more about each course.

Total of 30 credits taken in the following areas:

Accounting Core (12 credits)

  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • International Reporting and Analysis
  • Advanced Auditing
  • Taxes and Business Strategy

Management Selective (6 credits, Select 2 courses) 

  • Principles of Fraud Examination
  • Venture Capital
  • Corporate Financial Policy & Strategy
  • Financial Modeling
  • Linear Statistical Models 1
  • Project Management
  • Supply Chain & Logistics Mgmt.
  • Risk Management

Accounting Elective (3 credits)

Electives (9 credits)

Including up to six credits from other Syracuse University schools and programs