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Zicklin School of Business

Graduate Accountancy Programs

Zicklin offers a Master of Science (MS) in Accountancy and an MBA in Accountancy. Graduates of these programs satisfy the educational requirements for CPA licensure in New York State.

➤ MS Accountancy

MS Accountancy

➤ MBA Accountancy

MBA Accountancy

Differences between Programs

MS Accountancy
  • More specialized than MBA Accountancy
    • Designed for students who have undergraduate background in accountancy or other business-related major
  • Credit Range: 30-70 credits
    • by academic background:
      • 30-35 credits – students with an Accountancy degree
      • 35-45 credits – students with a business degree
      • 45-55 credits – students that have completed majority of business courses and 1-2 Accounting courses
      • 55+ credits – students that have non-Accountancy or non-business degrees
MBA Accountancy
  • Designed for students who do not have an undergraduate degree in accounting or business
  • Credit Range: 61-72.5 credits


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