Program Overview

The 30-credit Master of Science in Accountancy with a concentration in Professional Accounting will prepare students for a career in public accounting, industry or government enterprises. This program is taught by top tax and accounting professionals with expertise in a broad range of topics. The program is offered in a blended learning format, which combines the convenience of online learning with the richness of live classroom discussion and interaction.

Four courses are available online: Not-for-Profit Entity Accounting, Financial Statement Analysis, Advanced Accounting Information Systems, and Advanced Assurance Services and Computer Auditing. The remaining six courses are held in the headquarters of the School of Professional Accountancy, Lorber Hall, which is equipped with “smart” classrooms, computer labs, wireless Internet, and faculty and academic advising offices.

This program is intended for those individuals who have completed an undergraduate degree in accounting at an accredited college or university and who wish to fulfill the 150-hour requirement. Upon completion of this program students will be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding beyond the core accounting fundamentals, demonstrate ability to analyze, synthesize, and apply accounting issues in domestic and international settings, demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills through case analyses, simulations, and projects, and use information technology for decision making and problem solving in business.

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    Degree Level: Master

    Delivery Format: Hybrid

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    Students must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college with at least a 3.0 cumulative grade point average in undergraduate studies or successful completion of another master’s degree. An undergraduate major in accounting is required for the M.S. in Accountancy program.

    School Overview

    Long Island University is a four-year private school located in Brooklyn, New York. LIU was formed in 1926 by the New York State Education Department to provide effective and affordable education to people from all walks of life.

    LIU has two main campuses, one located in Brooklyn, and one located in Brookville. Educational programs are offered at LIU sites located in Brentwood, Riverhead, Rockland, and Westchester. The Brooklyn campus is the original location of Long Island University. Long Island University offers certificates of completion, associate’s degrees, bachelor’s degrees, master’s degrees, and doctor’s degrees. LIU Brooklyn offers online degrees from the School of Nursing.


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