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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
  • Tax Preparer
  • Consultant
Corporate Accounting:
  • Valuation
  • Business Analyst
  • Research Analyst
  • Controller Analyst
  • Internal Audit
  • Financial Analyst
  • Financial and Managerial Accounting
  • Cost Management

Job Acceptance Rate—MS in Accountancy Class of 2016

87% accepted employment three months post graduation

Hiring Companies

MS in Accountancy students have gone on to work for prestigious firms such as:

  • Autocraft USA LLC
  • Barkan Management Co., Inc.
  • Chang & Deka, LLC
  • Changjiang Securities
  • China Airline
  • CITIC Securities Company Limited
  • Donghai Securities
  • EisnerAmper, LLP
  • Ernst & Young
  • Guotai Junan Securities, Co., Ltd.
  • Hongjiu Angel Investment, Inc.
  • JPMorgan Chase & Co.
  • LeEco
  • Memsic
  • Michael Page
  • Orient Appraisal
  • Origene
  • PwC
  • PVH Corporation
  • RSM US LLP (formerly McGladrey LLP)
  • Saks Fifth Avenue
  • Simon School
  • Twain Financial Partners

MS Class of 2018 Employment Report

MS Class of 2018 Employment Report

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