A world-class accounting education and an outstanding student experience make the MSA Program distinctive.
Feb. 1, 2018- application deadline for international candidates who are not currently in the United States.
March 1, 2018- application deadline for domestic candidates and international students currently in the United States
$46,925 (Estimated total*)
* Does not include Campus Fees
100% of our domestic graduates landed a job within three months of graduation (based on the 2015 and 2016 data). Reported salaries ranged from $52,000 to $60,000.
Job placement on a combined basis (globally, including the U.S.) is high. International students wanting to work in the U.S. need strong soft skills (e.g. communication, networking, self-promotion) to compete in the U.S. job market, and we help you develop these skills.
Program graduates typically move into functional areas such as Assurance, Tax, Financial Management, Risk Assurance and Financial Analysis with both public and private accounting and financial service companies.
Illinois’ Business Career Services was ranked by a Businessweek student survey as the #1 career services office in the U.S. It provides recruiting and individualized job preparation services throughout the year.
Graduates landed jobs at:
Archer Daniels Midland
China Construction America
JP Morgan China
Redstone Haute Couture
#1 Accounting Faculty (BYU Accounting Faculty Research Rankings and UT Dallas Top Business Schools based on Research Contributions Rankings)
A top 3 ranked graduate accounting program (by Accounting Degree Review, Public Accounting Report, and U.S. News & World Report)
CPA exam pass rates exceed national averages
Largest alumni network in the United States, and 58,000+ living business alumni worldwide
Focused on delivering an outstanding student experience and developing your business skills through a personalized approach