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Accounting
Be a Master of Finances
One of the most versatile graduate degrees, prepare yourself for an array of top-level financial positions in the public and private sectors.
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Pursuing your master's in accounting may be a great fit for you, particularly if you already have an undergraduate degree in a business-related field. It is an ideal pathway for people with a talent for numbers, appreciation for attention to detail, and interest in contributing a financial perspective to strategic decisions in leadership positions.

In just nine-months, Ithaca College's AACSB-accredited master's (MS) in accounting program will prepare you to provide auditing, consulting, and income tax services for individuals, corporations, and not-for profit organizations. When combined with the appropriate undergraduate degree, it is approved to meet the 150-credit educational requirement for CPA licensure in New York State. 

Our 30-credit, program, which can be completed full-time or part-time, includes required core coursework alongside elective coursework to provide you with the flexibility to tailor the degree to an area of interest. Taught by faculty experts in a variety of accounting fields, you will graduate ready to hold a range of positions in both the public and private sectors.

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Earn your degree in nine months, and choose whether to start in spring or fall.
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Apply to pursue specialized study in accounting, and graduate ready for consistent demand for your services.
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Graduate Scholarships
Apply for an endowed scholarship available to Ithaca College master in accounting students.
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Deadlines for Fall 2022 Entry

The 2022-2023 application cycle is open! The deadline to apply to the program is March 15, 2022; however, preference is given to complete applications submitted prior to that date. The deadline for endowed graduate scholarship consideration is March 1, 2022.

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Margaret Shackell
Program Director
Room 317, Park Center for Sustainable Enterprise
953 Danby Rd. • Ithaca, NY 14850