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Master's in Accounting Plan of Study

Explore topics in accountancy, analytics and business acumen to be prepared for coveted industry credentials or career enrichment. Drexel LeBow’s 12-month plan of study ensures you’re prepared no matter which path you choose.

Below are the degree requirements and a generalized plan of study for students enrolled in our full-time, in-person program. Students will determine a customized plan of study when they select a concentration with their program advisor.

To learn more about opportunities with a Master’s in Accounting, you can request more information from our Graduate Admissions department.

MS in Accounting Full-time Sample Plan of Study

Term Course Title Credits
Fall (12 credits) ACCT 600 Accounting Analysis and Theory 3
TAX 630 Corporate Taxation 3
BSAN 601 Business Analytics for Managers 3
ORGB 511 Leading in Dynamic Environments 3
Winter (12 credits) ACCT 605 Advanced Audit 3
MIS 642 Emerging Information Technologies in Business 3
Concentration Class 1 (See below for options) 3
Acumen Core Class Elective Select One of the Following: MGMT 715: Business Consulting, TAX 715: Tax Experiential Learning, INDS T680: Interdisciplinary Business Special Topics, ACCT T680: Accounting Special Topics 3
Spring (12 credits) ACCT 606 Current Issues in the Accounting Profession 3
ORGB 640 Negotiations for Leaders 3
Concentration Class 2 (See below for options) 3
Analytics Core Class Elective Select One of the Following: STAT 632: Datamining for Managers or MIS 630: Inter-Active Decision Support Systems 3
Summer (9 credits) ACCT 655 Data Analytics and Technology in Accounting 3
PROJ 501 Introduction to Project Management 3
Concentration Class 3 (See below for options) 3

Concentration Course Options

Business Analysis, Planning and Reporting

Select three (3) of the following courses:

  • ACCT 608: Government and Not-for-Profit Accounting
  • ACCT 622: Advanced Financial Accounting
  • ACCT 635: Strategy and the Master Budgeting Process
  • ACCT 665: Financial Statement Analysis

Tax Analysis and Planning

  • TAX 611: Tax Research
  • TAX 660: Tax and Business Strategy
  • TAX 645: Flow Through Entity Taxation

Accounting Information Systems and Controls

Select three (3) of the following courses:

  • ACCT 653: Analytical Accounting and Systems
  • CT 620: Security, Policy and Governance
  • MIS 632: Database Analysis and Design for Business
  • ACCT T670: Accounting Special Topics

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To learn more about Drexel LeBow’s master’s programs, students are encouraged to attend an information session or request additional information.

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