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The Master of Science in Accounting program is designed for students who have completed their undergraduate accounting degree and who seek to enhance their professional and technical skills through an advanced degree in accounting. Pursuing an M.S. in Accounting degree provides advanced preparation for careers in public accounting, private industry and government and non-profit entities. For students who completed an undergraduate Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, this graduate program will prepare students for the CPA exam.
Graduates will be qualified for employment as public accountants, corporate accountants, and in private industry and nonprofit organizations.
Demand for accountants in New York State is expected to continue to be robust. New York State Labor Department analysis projected that there will be a 9.4% increase in demand for accountants through 2018 (NYS Labor Department).
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detailed information on Monroe's Master's of Accounting degree program.
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New students may be required to take additional foundation courses that were not completed during their undergraduate studies in accounting. These Foundation classes are offered either online or on campus. The campus classes are offered during a weekend, either before the semester begins or early in the semester. Your admissions counselor will advise you as to which classes you may be required to take. There is a separate tuition for Foundation classes.
Foundation classes associated with the M.S. in Accounting include:
KG 580 - Foundations Graduate Research and Critical Analysis (1)This interdisciplinary foundation course is required for all students enrolled in the King Graduate School. Graduate study on the master’s level demands specialized research, writing, and time management skills; therefore the objective of this seminar is to strengthen skills in academic writing and a thorough understanding of the research process. The following topics and concepts are covered: the writing process; the thesis statement; appropriate organization of written work; finding, selecting, reading, and evaluating scholarly sources; use of APA style for citations and bibliography; and discovering, narrowing and focusing a research topic. To further understand the process of conducting primary/original research, students participate in a group primary research activity. Prerequisite: None.
KG 583 - Foundations Statistics (1)
This foundation workshop covers concepts in Descriptive Statistics, Inferential Statistics, Probability, and OLS estimates (trend line with intercept and slop). The objective of the workshop is to strengthen skills in abstract thinking, critical analysis, and forecasting. Topics include implementation of basic statistical applications, probability outcomes of experiments and events, graphing of linear equations, correlation, regression, and sample testing.
The KGS MBA Program offers an
optional track for students who feel they need more work experience to supplement their academic work. This
“Professional Track Option” allows students to take up to four one-credit
internships in parallel with the completion of normal the 37 credit MBA