Accountancy Graduate Concentration

for the Graduate Concentration in Accountancy


interim chair of department: Cele Otnes

director of graduate studies: Deepak Somaya

director of admissions committee: Rakesh Bhatt

email: ba@business.illinois.edu


department website: https://giesbusiness.illinois.edu/msba

department faculty: https://business.illinois.edu/people/


overview of grad college admissions & requirements: https://grad.illinois.edu/admissions/apply

college website: https://giesbusiness.illinois.edu/


department office: 360 Wohlers Hall, 1206 South Sixth, Champaign, IL 61820

phone: (217) 333-0857


The Accountancy concentration is available for:


Graduate Degree Programs in Accountancy

Graduate Majors:

Accountancy, MAS

with optional concentrations: Business & Public Policy, Corporate Governance & International BusinessData Analytics in Accountancy, Finance, Information Technology & Control, Real Estate, Supply Chain Management, Taxation

Accountancy, MS (on campus & online)

with optional on campus concentrations: Business & Public Policy, Corporate Governance & International BusinessData Analytics in Accountancy, Information Technology & Control, Supply Chain Management

Accountancy, PhD

Graduate Minors:

Accountancy

Graduate Concentrations:

Accountancy

Data Analytics in Accountancy


Admission

Applicants will complete a Graduate Concentration in Accountancy application, signed by their graduate advisor and/or graduate program
director. The Director of the MSA program will monitor the admission process.

Admission is limited and acceptance is on a competitive basis.


Faculty Research Interests

Faculty research interests are in the areas of marketing, organizational behavior, organization theory, decision sciences, information systems, strategic management, risk analysis, judgment under uncertainty, international business, production and operations management, accounting, economics, entrepreneurship, and finance. The Gies College of Business houses computer facilities, a behavioral science laboratory, and a separate library. The college maintains contacts with industry and government through its Survey Research Laboratory, Illinois Business Consulting, the Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership and several professional and scholarly journals edited by its faculty.


This concentration requires twelve graduate hours of coursework. Admission to the concentration requires an application to the Department and admission to one of the following graduate programs:

  • Finance, MS (MSFA)
  • Technology Management, MS (MSTM)
  • Business Administration, MBA (full-time)
  • Business Administration, MBA (part-time)
  • Business Administration: International Management, MS (MSBA)

Admission is limited and acceptance is on a competitive basis.

Choose three from this list:
ACCY 501Accounting Analysis I4
ACCY 502Accounting Analysis II4
ACCY 503Managerial Accounting4
or ACCY 517 Financial Statement Analysis
Or, substitute graduate accountancy courses approved by an Accountancy MSA program advisor.
Total Hours12

Other Requirements

In addition to the concentration requirements, students must also complete the requirements of their major degree.

for the Graduate Concentration in Accountancy


Choose three from this list:
ACCY 501Accounting Analysis I4
ACCY 502Accounting Analysis II4
ACCY 503Managerial Accounting4
or ACCY 517 Financial Statement Analysis
Or, substitute graduate accountancy courses approved by an Accountancy MSA program advisor.
Total Hours12

Other Requirements

In addition to the concentration requirements, students must also complete the requirements of their major degree.