The main emphasis of the MSAIA program is on business solutions. Students learn how to use accounting information and technology to improve business processes and forge business solutions. Focal points include:
Students need twelve (12) elective credits to complete the degree. The Lehigh MSAIA curriculum enables students to use their electives to concentrate in a related area, such as finance, if they wish to do so. Students may count up to six credits of 300-level UG accounting courses taken at Lehigh toward the MSAIA program. These six credits include any 300-level accounting courses with a grade of B or better that did not count toward any other degree or UG major. This provision also allows some students to take UG courses such as Advanced Financial Accounting or Federal Income Taxation as MSAIA electives.
Graduate elective courses are generally available in the following disciplines:
The MSAIA Program Director approves all elective selections and will consider up to six credit hours of 400-level graduate electives taken at other units within Lehigh University