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Westfield State University to host information session for M.S. in accounting program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 28, 2018
CONTACT: Troy Watkins, twatkins@westfield.ma.edu, 413.572.5523

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Westfield—The College of Graduate and Continuing Education (CGCE) at Westfield State University will host an information session for its Master of Science in accounting program on Tuesday, January 29 at 6 p.m. in the lobby of the Horace Mann Center, 333 Western Avenue, Westfield.

At Westfield State, the objective of the accounting graduate program is to prepare students for management positions in accounting. The MSA program builds on the knowledge and tools from a student’s undergraduate education and the experience of the working professional, allowing them to achieve a greater degree of sophistication in accounting and auditing. Also, the MSA program enables students to meet the 150-hour educational requirement for the Certified Public Accountancy license in Massachusetts.

The University’s MSA program is a hybrid, with coursework split between in-person and online. Students may enroll on either a full- or part-time basis. With two curriculums, the MSA program welcomes students with or without an accounting background who are looking to earn an advanced degree in accounting. The Foundation Curriculum offers students who have a business background, but lack coursework in accounting, to earn their MSA. The Advanced Curriculum offers students who have an academic background in accounting to complete their MSA in just two semesters.

Information session attendees will have an opportunity to speak with faculty and members of the Outreach Team about the program and its application process. The $50 application fee will be waived for all attendees. To RSVP, visit www.GoBackNow.com. For more information, call 413-572-8020 or email wsucgce@westfield.ma.edu.

Founded in 1839 by Horace Mann, Westfield State University is an education leader committed to providing every generation of students with a learning experience built on its founding principle as the first public, co-educational college in America to offer an education without barrier to race, gender or economic status. This spirit of innovative thinking and social responsibility is forged in a curriculum of liberal arts and professional studies that creates a vital community of engaged learners who become confident, capable individuals prepared for leadership and service to society. For more information on Westfield State University, visit www.westfield.ma.edu, www.twitter.com/westfieldstate, or https://www.facebook.com/WestfieldStateUniversity.

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