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Your Career

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You’re smart, ambitious and focused. You’re willing to invest the time to enhance or transition your professional career into something better. You know a graduate degree in business is your ticket to the job and the salary you want, in a field that excites you. For you, career success means more than just a financially rewarding job. It’s about making a positive, sustainable impact on the world.  Below you will find examples of some of the career paths and employers our MS in Accounting students obtain.

Industries Functions Titles Employers
Public Accounting Auditing Staff Accountant Aronson
Management Accounting Accounting Analyst Cohn Reznick
Government Service - Federal, State and Local Assurance Auditor Deloitte
Consulting   Staff Consultant Dixon Hughes
    Accounting Clerk Ernst & Young
    Corporate Accountant KPMG
    Associate Comptroller PwC

Graduate Management Admission Council's® (GMAC®) 2016 Corporate Recruiters Survey Report

Percentage of Employers Planning to Recruit MS in Accounting Candidates by Industry

  • 30% Consulting
  • 50% Finance/Accounting
  • 39% Healthcare/Pharmaceuticals
  • 47% Technology
  • 30% Manufacturing
  • 47% Products and Services

MS in Accounting candidates can expect to see a median starting salary of $62,000
Range = $53k-$80k

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Career Services for Master of Science Students

  • One-on-one Coaching and Group Coaching
  • Cross-Industry Programming Curriculum/Workshops
  • Expanded Experiential Programs
  • Employer Events
  • Signature Events
  • Technology Resources such as HIreSmith, VMOCK and InterviewStream
  • Resume Books

For more information, visit the Office of Career Services website.


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