right arrow
Examples: Monday, today, last week, Mar 26, 3/26/04
STUDENT GUEST OF THE WEEK: Ethan is a burgeoning tech enthusiast who got accepted into Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Duke, Brown. This week he's answering your questions on how to best craft your application and narrow down your college search/decision process. ASK HIM ANYTHING!
Concerned about how to pay for college amid COVID-19 economic changes? Join us for a webinar on Thu, Apr. 9 at 5pm ET. REGISTER NOW and let us know what questions you have and want answered.
Most of the decisions are in by now. Connect with fellow students and share support for those who didn't get the best news.

One year accounting masters

CupCakeMuffinsCupCakeMuffins 1116 replies107 threads Senior Member
If a student is planning to go for an MBA in finance or a PhD in data science, is it any advantage to take two more semesters at undergrad college to get a masters in accounting?
7 replies
· Reply · Share

Replies to: One year accounting masters

  • blossomblossom 10245 replies9 threads Senior Member
    No. Those two more semesters are better used post grad to get a job which is finance-adjacent or data science adjacent to confirm that this is the right path forward.

    Can't see what advantage the accounting brings to the table.
    · Reply · Share
  • happy1happy1 23574 replies2338 threads Senior Member
    Typically people in the one year MS in Accounting programs are there to get the additional 30 credits needed to become a CPA ( 150 credits are needed to become a CPA and a typical bachelor's degree is around 120 credits.).
    · Reply · Share
  • CupCakeMuffinsCupCakeMuffins 1116 replies107 threads Senior Member
    Thanks
    · Reply · Share
  • TomSrOfBostonTomSrOfBoston 15486 replies1042 threads Senior Member
    All top MBA programs require at least 2 years of work experience.
    · Reply · Share
  • PublisherPublisher 10430 replies130 threads Senior Member
    edited January 25
    Consider the University of Mississippi masters degree in accounting & data analytics as it seems to align with your interests. Also, offered at 7 or 8 other universities including Villanova & Baylor.
    edited January 25
    · Reply · Share
  • CupCakeMuffinsCupCakeMuffins 1116 replies107 threads Senior Member
    Thanks
    · Reply · Share
  • PublisherPublisher 10430 replies130 threads Senior Member
    The University of Mississippi, Villanova, Ohio State, Baylor, Univ. of Southern California (USC), Virginia Tech, Arizona State University (ASU), University of Georgia, & the University of Missouri all offer the same masters program in Accounting & Data Analytics.

    Ole Miss was the first to offer this masters degree.
    · Reply · Share
Sign In or Register to comment.

Recent Activity