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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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    The application cycle for entry in 2023 is now open! Information on applying for your master's degree in accounting and how to complete your application is available here. If you are not quite ready, but would like to be notified when future enrollment cycles open, please complete our graduate interest form

    Why Students Chose the IC MS Accounting Program

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