The Master of Science in Accountancy with a concentration in Professional Accounting will prepare you for a career in public accounting, corporate settings, or government enterprises. This widely respected program offers a rigorous course of study taught by top tax and accounting professionals with expertise in a broad range of topics. Founded in 1974, LIU Post’s School of Professional Accountancy holds the proud distinction of being the first independent school of professional accountancy in the nation. Learn from faculty members who are proven pioneers in their field and bring real-world experience into the classroom, and study curriculum that incorporates the latest technology and software applications in the digital accounting and taxation fields. Network with NYC’s leading firms through our extensive internship program, and meet accounting professionals face-to-face during our campus events. Our graduates are recruited by the “Big Four” global accounting firms as well as international, national, regional, and local accounting firms, corporations, and government agencies. The M.S. in Accountancy is registered by the New York State Education Department to qualify for a one-year reduction of the experience requirement for CPA licensure. It is intended for those individuals who have completed an undergraduate degree in accounting at an accredited college or university and who wish to fulfill the 150-hour requirement.