Presentation on theme: "Why Choose an MSA? Master of Science in Accountancy."— Presentation transcript:
Why Choose an MSA? Master of Science in Accountancy
Why Choose an MSA? The state of Ohio allows a variety of methods to qualify to sit for the CPA exam. One of the ways candidates can qualify to sit is through a specialized graduate degree in accounting called a Master of Science in Accounting, or an MSA degree.
Why Choose an MSA? Several reasons: Nationwide an increasing number of candidates are selecting MSA degrees. The trend in graduate degrees selected is shown next.
Comparison of Graduate Degrees
Why Choose an MSA? Another reason: Nationwide, candidates who qualify for the CPA exam with an MSA degree have the highest pass rate. CPA exam pass rates over the last thirteen years are shown next.
First-Time Candidate Pass Rates
Other Reasons? MSA programs are specialized programs that focus on accounting. In contrast, MBA programs provide a very generalized background in business. Alumni of UT’s MSA program are highly sought after in the job-market.
Questions? Information about UT’s MSA is available at Still more questions? Contact Donald V. Saftner, the MSA program advisor, at