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Choose Your Path

M.S. in Accounting students have a multitude of career paths available to them. Additional certifications and past and future work experience will define how you leverage your degree. Potential positions for our graduates include:

Certified Public Accountant
Corporate Controller
Forensic Accountant
Government Auditor

Chief Financial Officer
Management Consultant
Internal Auditor
Financial Analyst

For our students interested in working for an accounting firm, your employment options are endless. The majority of top firms recruit LMU accounting students for full-time employment. A sample of some of the firms that visit the LMU campus include:

Green Hasson Janks
Moss Adams
Lucas Horsfall


Government agencies actively recruit our accounting students as well, including the California Franchise Tax Board, California State Auditor and Los Angeles County Auditor.

Where Our Alumni Work

The majority of M.S. in Accounting alumni elect to work at an accounting firm, while others accept opportunities in government, corporations or small businesses. Here is a small sample of where you can find our alumni.

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Meet MSA Alumni

Jessica Ashley (“Jashley”) Dy '19, M.S. '20

When Jashley Dy heard LMU accounting students speak at Preview Day, she decided she wanted to earn her bachelor’s degree, master’s degree and CPA license, all at LMU.