Self-Designed Specialization - MS in Accounting


Design a specialization based on your goals and interests. The Self-Designed specialization allows you to investigate industries and technical accounting areas that might not otherwise be readily accessible. Tax analysis, systems thinking, not-for-profit accounting, and government accounting are among the many subjects from which to choose.

Completion Requirements

  • 30 total semester credits
    • Core courses (15 sem. cr.)
    • Specialization courses (15 sem. cr.)
      • Accounting courses (9–15 sem. cr.)
      • Management and leadership courses (0–6 sem. cr.)

This sequence represents the minimum time to completion. Time to completion will vary by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. For a personalized estimate of your time to completion, call an enrollment advisor at 1-866-492-5336.

MS in Accounting students must complete five required core courses and five additional courses to complete the Self-Designed specialization.

Core Courses

Students must choose a total of five courses from the following specializations:

Accounting (select 3–5 courses)

Management/Leadership (select 0–2 courses)

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