Dual-Degree Bachelor’s/MS in Accounting (4+1)

Program contact: D'Lisa McKee 203-582-7913

The Dual-Degree BS/MS and BA/MS in Accounting (4+1) programs respond to the demand for well-trained certified public accountants. The curriculum takes 5 years and provides a foundation in the principles, concepts and technical practices of accounting, with the master of science degree providing advanced skills and accounting theory to support success on the Certified Public Accountant certification exam. The curriculum is designed to help students transition from undergraduate to graduate study to the 150-credit education requirement to sit for the CPA exam. Qualified students from all majors may apply for this program in the spring of their junior year or fall of their senior year.

Dual-degree accounting students have access to the same internship opportunities as the traditional BS, BA and MS program students. They also can take advantage of networking events and career fairs that bring representatives from Big 4 accounting firms and other employers from the public, private and government sectors to campus.