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School of Accountancy & MIS

DePaul offers customized degree options for both undergraduate and graduate students with an unsurpassed track record of job placement.

Business student in a DePaul Loop classroom

Located in the heart of Chicago's financial and business community, DePaul's School of Accountancy and Management Information Systems (MIS) is in a unique position to connect students with prominent corporate executives and top-performing companies in various industries. Highlights of our accounting program include:

  • The Master of Science in Taxation (MST) program is consistently ranked one of the top tax programs in the nation, according to a survey of heads of corporate in-house tax departments conducted by TaxTalent (2016).
  • Undergraduate and graduate students both continue to have strong career and salary outcomes. At the time of graduation, or six months following graduation, 91% of accounting students are employed.
  • In 2013, the average starting salary for accounting undergraduate students was $51,175, while the average starting salary for accounting graduate students was $71,233.
  • In 2013, 20% of the graduating class was hired by the big four accounting firms (Deloitte, PwC, EY and KPMG) while 27% were hired by the top 10 firms in Chicago.

MS in Audit and Advisory Services

The Master of Science in Audit and Advisory Services covers advanced training in audit and the functions accounting firms provide clients under their advisory services, including data analytics and forensic accounting.

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MS in Taxation

One of the first programs of its kind in the U.S., the Master of Science in Taxation is designed for working professionals to enhance understanding of complex tax regulations, tax statutes and the Internal Revenue Code.

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School of Accountancy & Management Information Systems
1 E. Jackson Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60604
Phone: (312) 362-8770
Fax: (312) 362-6208

AACSB accredited