Master of Science in Accounting

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Virtual Information Sessions

Learn more about our MS in Accounting program. Register for our online information sessions.

Earn the credentials to fast track your career.

Acquire the complete package of skills, credentials, experience and network to rise to the top in today’s competitive and data-driven workplace. At UB, you'll satisfy the 150-credit-hour CPA licensure requirement while advancing your skills in critical thinking, communications, time management, leadership and other areas.

Number 1.
RANKED
BUSINESS SCHOOL
IN SUNY
Top 10 percent.
OF AACSB-ACCREDITED B-SCHOOLS BY BUSINESSWEEK, FORBES,
U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT
Number 1.
CPA EXAM PERFORMANCE
AMONG LARGE ACCOUNTING PROGRAMS IN NEW YORK STATE
1 of 31.
PROGRAMS WORLDWIDE
ENDORSED BY THE INSTITUTE OF INTERNAL AUDITORS
Apply by Feb. 8 for fall 2021

The full-time, one-year (30 credit hours) MS in Accounting program offers admission in the fall only. Applicants must have an undergraduate accounting degree from an accredited U.S. college or university. Questions? Attend our online info session.

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WHERE WILL YOUR UB MS ACCOUNTING TAKE YOU?

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Check out a few of the companies that employ our graduates.
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90% employment within 6 months of graduation.
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Our Graduates


Our Graduates
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MS Accounting Ambassadors

Want to learn more about the UB MS Accounting program? Ask us anything. Connect with an MS Accounting Ambassador or check out the latest issue of UB Bullish: The MBA and MS Ambassadors Blog.

IT'S WHO YOU KNOW.

Join the ranks of thousands of School of Management alumni who live in all corners of the world. Leaders in accounting and industry actively serve on our highly engaged Accounting Advisory Council, providing faculty and students with a direct connection to real-world issues and opportunities. You've got connections.