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The University of Wyoming offers graduate level programs in both Accounting and Finance at the master's level.
MS in Accounting degree was developed in response to emerging needs of the accounting profession. Those students who wish to become professional accountants, whether that be in a corporate setting, a not-for-profit setting, or public accounting, will find the MS in Accounting degree to be one that enables them to develop both the personal and professional skills needed to enjoy a productive career. The MS in Accounting program satisfies the Wyoming requirements for individuals to take the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam and it further develops students’ professional skills. The MS in Accounting program focuses on the two main areas of development: 1) advanced accounting and business education, and 2) professional skills development–including written, oral, interpersonal communication, computer applications, critical thinking, and adaptability.
The Masters in Finance program allows students to obtain advanced training built on the foundations of principles and practices of modern finance. The MS in Finance program is a rigorous, yet practical program that encompasses the fundamentals as well as cutting-edge topics in investment analysis, portfolio management, financial modeling, risk management, and fixed income securities. The MS in Finance program aims to make you well prepared to evaluate and react to change with confidence and to develop effective solutions to meet the needs of markets and industries.
Given that courses offered to obtain our Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) certificate program is a subset of the MS in Finance program, we additionally appeal to wider audience of aspiring practicing finance professionals who see exceptional value in simultaneously obtaining both a well sought-after professional certificate, CFP, and competitively advantageous graduate degree, MSF.