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Introducing the iMSA—Accepting Applications for Fall 2017

by Karen Bollinger | 06/02/2017

IMSA Program
Business Instructional Facility (BIF) at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

The new fully online iMSA, Master of Science in Accountancy is ideal for anyone with an undergraduate foundation in business, economics, data analytics, or accounting, however, no previous business or accounting experience is required. Consistently ranked as a top-three program in the country, an accounting degree from Illinois puts students at the center of business decision-making.

The iMSA is unique and innovative with courses offered in a stackable, flexible and affordable format. Students have several options to get started:

  • Engage with the course content with non-credit status
  • Enroll in courses for credit prior to committing to apply for admission to the program
  • Stack individual for-credit courses into a specialization certificate in Accountancy
  • Dive in and apply now to the iMSA Degree and complete in as little as 18 months
Students will build expertise in the fundamentals of accounting – financial reporting, audit and control, and US federal taxation. The iMSA is a hands-on and practice oriented program designed for people already working in the accounting field looking to refresh their skill set, or for those who intend to use the iMSA degree to enter the accounting field for the first time. For more information or to apply now, go to