“The 6-month program is a perfect fit for me because I am able to complete it right after finishing my undergraduate degree in accounting and just in time for busy season,” says Reyes.
“The people that surround me every day are just as eager to learn and develop their careers as I am,” says Dekel, “being around people who are of the same mentality pushes me to really challenge myself.”
“From this program, I have gained the skills necessary to excel in my lifelong career aspirations,” says Charest, “I feel well prepared for the CPA exam and to begin my career in public accounting.”
A controller at the Raptor Group, Quirk says, “The MSA prepares you with expertise in accounting, and the MBA gives you a strong business background.”
“By working closely with the students, the professors ensure each student has gained knowledge, skills, and values to carry into the future,” says Katsoulis.
“This firsthand experience in corporate finance has been crucial. It not only helped me land a full time finance position after graduation, it also gave me the opportunity to talk to people in different functions of finance while identifying areas of interest to me,” Wang says.
“Prior to my residency, I had planned on taking up supply chain management as my concentration, however this Corporate Residency has helped me gain a clearer picture of my career goals. I’ve decided to go with Marketing—specifically product management,” says Venkateshappa.
“The program really prepares you for public accounting by learning to work with different personalities successfully and working towards deadlines. Having spent 8 years in public accounting before my current position, these skills were invaluable,” Pilcher says.