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MS(A) Placement After Graduation

Despite economic turmoil in many modern industries, the job market remains very strong for accountants – especially for those who graduate from Purdue’s esteemed MS(A) program. Industry, consulting, and CPA opportunities are available around the country and in every corner of the world. As a Purdue master’s graduate, your opportunities for high profile and prestigious positions are even greater.

You will also be joining a distinguished and active alumni network, a group sought by firms around the world. Earning your Master of Science in Accounting from Purdue (in only one year) puts you into a very select group of professionals. Our curriculum is designed to prepare students for careers in public or corporate accounting. Customization allows students to focus on public accounting careers and CPA exam preparation but it also allows students to choose courses that support corporate careers and CPA/CMA exam preparation.

Placement Statistics

Accepted by
90 days after Graduation

Average Salary

Non-Permanent Work Authorization

40%

*Not Available

Permanent Work Authorization

88%

$53,710

Total

69%

$53,710

 

ACCOUNTING PLACEMENTS

PUBLIC ACCOUNTING EMPLOYERS (INCLUDE):
Deloitte, EY, KPMG, PwC, McGladrey, Crowe Horwath, BKD, Plante Moran, DOZ, Blue, Katz, Sapper and Miller and others

CORPORATE EMPLOYERS (INCLUDE):
Abbott Labs, Archer Daniels Midland, Caterpiller, General Mills, Citi, Eli Lilly, Morningstar, Raytheon, United Technologies, Cummins and others

GOVERNMENT AND NOTFORPROFITS (INCLUDE):
Purdue University, IRS, FBI, Defense, Finance and Accounting Services and others