Build a solid foundation in accounting and finance by learning from faculty with real experience in the field. Plus, you can earn your Master of Science in Accounting at Medaille by staying on just one extra year!
The Bachelor of Science in Accounting is right for you if you're looking for a career such as a certified public accountant (CPA), financial manager, corporate accountant, internal auditor, fraud examiner or forensic accountant, to name a few. While you can work in accounting firms or businesses without your master's degree, choose Medaille's 4+1 program and complete your Master of Science in Accounting (MSA) by staying just one extra year! The MSA program provides the additional 30 credits and instruction required for you to sit for the CPA exam.
What can you do with this degree?
Gain experience you will be able to use on your résumé through our internship program, which often turns into job offers. You may also choose to help manage Medaille's Commons Café, created and run by our own business and accounting students. Involvement in the café will give you real-world experience in:
- Financial statement reporting
- Budget preparation
- Maintaining inventory
- Paying employees
- Day-to-day operations
Harness the opportunity to learn from knowledgeable professors who are experts in their fields, like Medaille's assistant professor Corinne Jones, MSA, CPA, and associate professor Patrick M. Johnson, MBA, CPA.
"Professor Johnson helped me become prepared for a career in accounting. He provided a baseline of knowledge to prepare us for life after school, as well as for the CPA exam."
– Sam Bloomberg, '17, '18; staff accountant at Amato, Fox & Company, PC
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Major Core (63 credits)
Medaille's 4+1 Accounting Program
Stay one extra year and complete your Master of Science in Accounting (MSA), qualifying you to sit for the New York State CPA exam.
MSA Required Courses (24 credits)
MSA Electives (6 credits)
Choose two from the following:
BS/MS Accounting Total Credits: 150 credits
Accounting Bridge Program - CPA Track
This non-degree program provides the necessary training for individuals interested in becoming a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). Designed for students who already have an undergraduate business degree, this program facilitates entry into the MSA program, allowing them to complete all educational component requirements to sit for the CPA exam.
Medaille Fits Your Life
At Medaille College, we understand the challenges of being a working adult with high career aspirations. That’s why Medaille’s Adult & Graduate programs are designed specifically to fit your already busy schedule. With Medaille, you can earn your degree and still have time for work and family. Medaille College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.
- Personalized support.
- Guaranteed classes.
- Collaborative learning environment.
- Financial aid and scholarships are available.
About the School
Medaille College is a private, nonsectarian four-year college with campuses in Buffalo, Rochester and online. Medaille focuses on your success as a student and as a future professional by offering und ... Read More