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MS in Accounting Students

Welcome to the MS in Accounting program at the Stern School of Business. This is a 1 year program that prepares you to sit for the New York CPA. Students in the MS in Accounting program take courses at Stern's Greenwich Village location. Please contact Academic Affairs and Advising at if you have any questions.

In order to earn the MS in Accounting, students must complete 30 credits in 1 year. Curriculum for the program is outlined below.

Fall semester - 15 Credits
    Advanced Managerial Accounting (3 credits)
    Auditing (3 credits)
    Foundations of Corporate Finance (3 credits)
    Professional Responsibility (1.5 credits)
    Taxation of Individuals and Business Income (3 credits)
    Topics in Advanced Communication in Accounting (1.5 credits)

Spring semester - 15 Credits
    Business Acquisitions, Deferred Taxes, Translations, and Derivatives (3 credits) *
    Financial Reporting and Disclosure (3 credits) *
    Forensic Accounting and Financial Statement Fraud (3 credits) *
    Internal Controls & Accounting Information Systems - A Data Analytics Perspective (3 credits)
    Modeling Financial Statements (3 credits) *

* This course requires Financial Statement Analysis as a prerequisite. If you have not established proficiency in Financial Statement Analysis, you will be required to register for NYU Stern’s Financial Statement Analysis intensive workshop to be offered in the Fall semester.