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Building upon generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), Simon’s MS in Accountancy program addresses the operational, analytical, and theoretical aspects of accounting to give you a fully immersive experience into the field. Through a carefully considered curriculum, you will gain critical skills in these areas:

  • Financial information interpretation and analysis
  • Auditing procedures
  • Utilizing financial statement information to inform business strategies and decisions
  • Assessing an organization’s financial position and predict future performance
  • Identifying, understanding, and evaluating tax-planning opportunities
  • Laws, regulations, and ethical considerations, as they apply to accounting practices

MS in Accountancy students are generally interested in starting their career in public accounting. Some candidates may also pursue employment within a corporate accounting or internal audit role. With an MS in Accountancy, you may have a career in:

Public Accounting:
  • Accountant
  • Advisory
  • External audit
  • Tax preparer
Corporate Accounting:
  • Assistant controller
  • Business analyst
  • Compliance officer
  • Controller analyst
  • Corporate tax
  • Cost accountant
  • Internal audit
  • Research analyst
  • Valuation

Job Acceptance Rate—Class of 2018

93% Employment Rate | Six Months Post Graduation

Hiring Companies

  • Accenture
  • Bank of Communications
  • China Everbright Bank
  • Deloitte
  • Exxon Mobil Corporation
  • EY
  • Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Mars, Incorporated
  • Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation
  • PwC
  • Royal Business Bank

MS Class of 2018 Employment Report

MS Class of 2018 Employment Report

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