Academics & Curriculum

Our curriculum emphasizes technical expertise built on a foundation of critical core competencies and business savvy.

Students listening to Professor Sharockman in class

The result is a comprehensive learning opportunity designed to help you become an analytical thinker, polished communicator and effective leader.

Cohort Model

You and your fellow students are admitted in small groups, called cohorts, and will take all your classes together through graduation. Cohorts provide both a supportive community of learners and insight into the team environment that is the cornerstone of today’s business world.

Learn more about the value of a cohort-based program »

Integrated Courses

Faculty work closely with one another to ensure a highly integrated and coordinated curriculum, exploring core concepts in depth from multiple perspectives, giving special attention to the development of ethical leadership. 

View course descriptions for the MSA program. 

Paid Accounting Internship

The paid “busy season” internship provides you with the opportunity to both apply what you have learned and bring new perspective to final courses. The internship provides real-world experience – an essential aspect of the program. Many students find that earnings from their internship help finance their graduate studies.

Professional Skills Development

Extensive personal coaching develops the knowledge, skill and confidence that will distinguish you in today’s competitive environment. Our Professional Development Seminar features experts drawn from the business world who are focused on preparing you for success. The Professional Communications course helps you develop a polished communication style that will enhance your personal abilities.