In the Masters of Accounting program graduate students learn the more professional side of accounting along with more in depth practical experience gaining and learning opportunities. As accounting majors, students will learn more than just how to crunch numbers. They will attain excellent conceptual technical skills that will allow them to excel in productive and successful careers as a future business leaders. They will practice the communications skills necessary to share the story the numbers reveal. They will learn from some of the best accounting professionals in the nation, people who keep ahead of the curve through their engagement with ongoing research on the evolving national and international accounting standards and professional development though their involvement in the job sector. The accounting degree students obtain at the University of Oregon will enable them to drive decisions and impact the bottom line. It's why the graduates go on to excel in a variety of fields—from public accounting firms to publicly traded companies—and accelerate into management positions.