Learn by doing

The integration of academic thinking with authentic, experience-powered learning is fast becoming the proven method for developing the skills needed to meet today’s business world demands. No one has greater experience evolving and applying this approach than the D’Amore-McKim School of Business. It’s an approach that allows students to expand their knowledge base beyond the classroom.

Our MS in Accounting students learn from faculty that come from an extensive industry background. Students are guided through project-based learning tasks including activities such as a real-world consulting project with an external company, utilization of data analytics, and exposure to forensic accounting. These components provide you with a powerful blend of experience and skills.

As an MS in Accounting student, you’ll have ample opportunities to dive headfirst into experiences that will give you a fresh perspective and in-demand skills. In this program, you can . . .

  • Join Compass to gain real industry experience working face-to-face with growing businesses in need of financial services during their starting phases

Gain real industry experience by working face-to-face with growing businesses in need of financial services during their starting phases. These special requests range from tax support to budgeting and analysis.

One of the unique parts of the MSA curriculum is that the professors teaching in the program have relevant real-world accounting experience. Learning from a textbook is very different than learning from professors who can add their own personal experiences and advice. During lectures, team projects and presentations, professors give us a taste of what to expect when we start working. There is so much to learn about accounting and business, but the real-world experience allows professors to focus on teaching us the most important and relevant concepts.

RYAN PECK, MSA’18

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