The Master of Accounting Science (MAS) program is a one-year program for students with a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy degree from the University of Illinois or the equivalent from an accredited U.S. institution. The program is for students interested in careers in all facets of accountancy, including both public and non-public practice. The program provides an opportunity to obtain a more comprehensive foundation in accounting and, through electives, advanced knowledge in areas such as finance, taxation, information systems, and more.