Master of Science in Accounting (MS) Degree

MS in Accounting Career Advancement and Job Placement

Whether you’re entering or advancing your career in accounting, an MS degree will expand your opportunities and salary potential. The Drexel LeBow College of Business understands that post-graduation support is important. Students can take advantage of our Graduate Career Services to explore their career options throughout their program and beyond.

Skills Acquired with an MS in Accounting

Some skills developed in the Drexel LeBow MS in Accounting program include:

  • Accounting Information Systems
  • Auditing
  • Data Analysis
  • Decision-making
  • Financial Reporting
  • Leadership
  • Professional Ethics


Job Placement Industries

Accounting specialists find careers in almost any industry, including:

  • Banking and Financial
  • Education
  • Government
  • Healthcare
  • Hospitality
  • Manufacturing
  • Retail


Job Titles

Many MS Accounting graduates go on to become Certified Public Accountants. However, there are a wide variety of job opportunities for those with a specialized degree in accounting, including:

  • Auditor
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Comptroller
  • Consultant
  • Controller
  • Financial Compliance Specialist
  • Fundraising Coordinator
  • Payroll Supervisor
  • Senior Financial Analyst
  • Tax Specialist


Salary Range for Master of Accounting Degree Graduates

Graduates of LeBow’s MS in Accounting program earned an average of


Drexel LeBow MS in Accounting Graduate Landings

Below is a list of some recent employers who have hired graduates of the Drexel MS in Accounting program:

  • Grant Thornton
  • J.P. Morgan
  • KPMG