About this course
The MSA program provides a curriculum intended to prepare graduates for meaningful careers as professional accountants in public practice, industry, financial institutions, government, and nonprofit organizations. This program will create more career advancement opportunities in accounting, such as Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Controller, and Internal Auditor. The MSA student will develop advanced technical accounting knowledge, strong analytical skills, exceptional written and oral communication skills, and highly developed interpersonal skills. The MSA student will evaluate the ethical and professional components of various accounting and organizational decisions. The MSA student will interpret the impact of global and international business issues on the reporting of accounting information. A portion of this program will also be available through “certificate of completion”.
- Possess an undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited college or university; or a U.S. equivalent degree from a nationally or internationally accredited college or university.
- Have maintained a GPA of 2.5 or better from the most recent 60 credits of coursework earned toward the bachelor's degree.
- Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better for prior graduate work
- For the Master of Healthcare Administration only: have two years of related work history or equivalent experience.
- Colleges may require letters of recommendation and essays in certain circumstances.