If you are interested in becoming a certified public accountant and want to develop deeper subject‐matter expertise and data-analytics skills, this degree is ideal.
The M.S. in Accounting with Data and Analytics (MSADA) degree offers an intensive one-year in-residence curriculum to open a variety of career options with businesses and organizations of all sizes. With this STEM-designated master's degree, graduates will be prepared for careers in assurance, corporate finance, data analytics, risk management, or taxation.
Indiana University undergraduates in this program will have the option of including a spring internship during their senior year through the "W-internship" option. This enables students to gain valuable work experience, connect with recruiters, and earn credit hours to apply toward the MSADA.
After completing the master's in accounting with data and analytics, graduates will be able to:
- Understand and apply accounting principles and rules to many areas of business.
- Integrate technical accounting knowledge with other business functions.
- Use critical thinking with legal and ethical principles in a way that results in holistic solutions.
- Show effective management competency along with teamwork and communications skills.
Kelley was ranked eighth in the latest national reputational survey of professors conducted by Public Accounting Report. In addition, the largest employers of Kelley graduates, including the Big Four firms, have been pleased with the caliber of the program’s alumni, 95 percent of whom have job offers within 90 days of graduation. Indiana University is the No. 1 producer of sitting CFOs from a public university, according to the 2020 Crist|Kolder Associates Volatility Report.
Depending on your specific area of interest, you might want to look at a comparison of the 3/2 MBA and the MSADA to find the right program for your career goals.
Offered at IU Bloomington by Kelley School of Business