Master of Science in Accounting Careers

MASTER OF SCIENCE IN ACCOUNTING Careers

 

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The School of Accountancy offers our students the tools and guidance they need to hit the ground running in the job market.

Through personalized guidance and services, our students become some of the best-prepared job seekers out there.

Job Placement

Some international MSA students are not eligible to work in the US without sponsorship from an employer or choose to return to their home country upon degree completion.  These students were not included in the job placement statistics below.

MSA Graduates

MSA Job Placement


Career Development

Meet the Firms

Meet the Firms is an event put on by the School of Accountancy once a semester which is a career-fair type of event. Accounting students are highly encouraged to attend. At this event, students get to meet professionals from approximately 25 accounting firms. These firms include local, regional, national, and global accounting firms, industry firms, and governmental entities as well.

Meet the Firms is a great way for students to personally meet and network with professionals from different firms. Students can learn more about career opportunities, internships, externships and full-time positions being offered. After Meet the Firms, students apply for various career opportunities and if selected to interview, the first round of interviews typically take place on campus.

The following firms typically attend Meet the Firms:

  • Deloitte
  • EY
  • PwC
  • KPMG
  • BDO
  • Grant Thornton
  • CBIZ/MHM
  • Clifton Larson Allen
  • Frank Rimerman
  • Protiviti
  • Beach Fleischman
  • KLK
  • R&A CPAs
  • Heinfeld & Meech
  • Reiger Carr & Monroe
  • Hammel Beal & Lauer
  • Honeywell
  • Auditor General
  • Internal Revenue Service
  • Caterpillar
  • Texas Instruments

Resources

The Eller College of Management and the University of Arizona offer many resources to students seeking employment.

Accounting Clubs

The School of Accountancy has two student led clubs, the Accounting Students Association and Beta Alpha Psi, that offer students an opportunity to network with recruiters and accounting firms. All accounting master's students are encouraged to join one or both of these organizations.

Accounting Students Association

Beta Alpha Psi

Student Engagement and Career Development 

Student Engagement and Career Development supports students as they engage in experiences that expand their capacity to make an impact on authentic challenges facing businesses and communities. Their mission is to help students design and implement career plans aligned with personal strengths and values for a lifetime of opportunity and well-being.  Student Engagement & Career Development offers a variety of services including Handshake, which is an online job search resource. View more information.


Recruit MSA Students

Employers looking to recruit qualified accounting students from the School of Accountancy can contact gradacctprograms@email.arizona.edu.

Please include position information including job qualification, job description, and other relevant information.