The nationally ranked Master of Science (MS) in accountancy is intended for students who do not have an undergraduate accountancy degree. Through the program’s challenging integrated sequence of
courses, students become proficient in topics that are relevant to the work of
a professional accountant. Students also gain a solid
understanding of other business disciplines and their relationship to
Faculty expertise and experience.
Bringing both theory and practice into the classroom,
DePaul’s accountancy faculty includes
distinguished scholars and professionals who have served as internal auditors,
team managers, chief financial officers, controllers and partners in accounting
Location. DePaul's location in the
heart of Chicago’s financial and business district gives students access to
employers at top companies, including international accounting and consulting
Strong alumni network. The alumni of DePaul's undergraduate and graduate accountancy programs form one of the largest accounting and tax networks in the Chicago area, providing unparalleled access to opportunities and networking.
Online learning option. The
program can be completed partially or entirely online, a benefit for
students who seek a flexible schedule or do not live in the area. The online
option provides full access to the MS in Accountancy’s comprehensive
curriculum through video lectures and course materials presented in a
convenient, supportive and engaging online format.
Graduates achieve some of the highest internship
and job placement opportunities during, and immediately following, degree
completion. Graduates have gone on to work at major accounting firms such as
KPMG, Deloitte, PwC, EY, Grant Thornton and RSM, as well as in industry, corporate
accounting, non-profit accounting and government positions.