Master of Art Programs in Accounting

Compare 4 MA Programs in Accounting

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Students who have an undergraduate degree in mathematics or business can choose to focus their education on their career by completing a Master in Accounting program. More so than lower levels of study, a master's program can prepare students with real world knowledge and experience so they can start their career once they’ve graduated.

So what is an MA in Accounting? Technically, it’s a subcategory of mathematics but is actually where math meets business. At its most basic level, accounting is the practice of communicating information about a business to managers, shareholders, the IRS, and others. It’s also considered to be a technical job where precision and accuracy are vital skills. In addition to the mathematics skills required, programs in this field usually serve to prepare students with the reporting standards, business ethics, and other responsibilities that are part of the job.

Students in accounting may benefit from preparation for a very viable and important career. They can be heavily relied on upon graduation in what is often a fulfilling job. Additionally, students might gain access to a business school without having to compete in the more traditional business major.

The expenses involved with earning an MA in Accounting vary from program to program. The university and program you choose as well as the duration of the program are some of the factors that influence costs. Research your options and contact the admissions office of any school you’re considering before making a commitment.

There is usually not much job variety for graduates, but the demand for accountants is quite high. Nearly every company in the world has a need for a professional team of accountants, so jobs in this field are usually plentiful. Besides working for an existing company, it is possible to work independently and offer accounting services to individuals.

If you are ready to begin your education to become an accountant, start with a search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Master of Arts in International Management - Finance & Accounting Specialization

New European College
Campus Full time 4 semesters February 2018 Germany Munich

Financial managers are masters of the utilization and flow of funds and are responsible for all requisite financial activities within a firm. [+]

MA Degrees in Accounting. The Master of Arts (MA) in International Management is a 4 semester program designed to build upon your existing undergraduate studies enabling you to pursue a broader range of careers in business. Consisting of courses in finance, international marketing, management accounting, operations, ethics, organizational behavior and human resources, the program prepares you to excel in an ever evolving and international workplace. All courses are taught in English, with a range of teaching methodologies which are reminiscent of undergraduate teaching such as presentations and group projects coupled with real world examples and case studies. The program provides a scope for greater specialization, with a precise academic and theoretical framework designed to help you become an expert in international management. This allows you to apply to more specialized roles and offers better preparation for a PhD program in the future. ... [-]

MA in Corporate Finance and Accounting

Cracow University of Economics
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2018 Poland Kraków

Short information: programme aimes at deepening knowledge of finance and accounting in the area of monetary and financial policy, managerial accounting, local and household finance, financial statements, financial engineering, taxation; programme graduates are equipped with specialized knowledge essential in jobs in international companies and institutions of the financial markets related to... [+]

Short information: Programme aimes at deepening knowledge of finance and accounting in the area of monetary and financial policy, managerial accounting, local and household finance, financial statements, financial engineering, taxation; Programme graduates are equipped with specialized knowledge essential in jobs in international companies and institutions of the financial markets related to corporate finance and accounting. Courses Monetary Policy Managerial Accounting Portfolio Management Intellectual Property Law Ethics in Business Mathematical Economics or Global Economics Business Communication in Foreign Language Master’s Seminar Cost Account Credit Institution Management Standards of Financial Statements Financial Policy Local Finance or Household Finance Corporate Finance II Financial Engineering International Finance III Consolidation of Financial Statements Tax System Elective Course [-]

Master International Management - Finance & Accounting (for EU students)

IUBH Campus Studies (for EU students)
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2018 Germany Bad Honnef Berlin + 1 more

The Master International Management - Finance & Accounting prepares you for working in and with global finance markets. Over four semesters, you will gain skills in planning, deploying and monitoring financial resources in international organisations... [+]

MA Degrees in Accounting. The Master International Management - Finance & Accounting prepares you for working in and with global finance markets. Over four semesters, you will gain skills in planning, deploying and monitoring financial resources in international organisations. Focus on Finance & Accounting Business activities on international markets have much to do with investment, financing and financial risk. This major develops the competencies you will need to make international financing decisions. You will also learn how to record them in financial statements in accordance with international financial reporting standards. There is a strong focus on financial options on international capital markets as well as on international reporting standards. The programme also builds a foundation in investment analysis and portfolio management. This will allow you to manage investment portfolios and to optimise the financial performance of organisations. Programme information Education Language of instruction is English Specialisation: Finance & Accounting Management Courses to improve soft skills, leadership and negotiation skills Outstanding Teaching and Individual Attention A global and accomplished faculty that shares knowledge and experience with students Intensive work in small groups (around 20 students) with an international profile Practice-Oriented Through and Through Academic knowledge is put to work in case studies, projects and hands-on research Real-life experience through guest lectures, company presentations, company projects and excursions Excellent Campus Infrastructure Student dorms, campus WLAN and a good range of food options Career Services, International Office and alumni network advice and support you in your studies and your career planning Facts &... [-]

MA in Finance and Accounting

Vistula University & Warsaw School of Tourism and Hospitality Management
Campus Full time Part time 2 years October 2018 Poland Warsaw + 1 more

If You already got "past" the undergraduate studies and You are interested in expanding your knowledge of the functioning of financial institutions and banks, analysis of economic phenomena and economic and financial situations, start graduate studies in finance and accounting. Study also in e-learning system, anywhere and anytime! [+]

If You already got "past" the undergraduate studies and You are interested in expanding your knowledge of the functioning of financial institutions and banks, analysis of economic phenomena and economic and financial situations, start graduate studies in finance and accounting. Study also in e-learning system, anywhere and anytime! You will gain skills to design IT systems used in finance and accounting, to perform accurate diagnosis of phenomena and processes occurring in the area of ​​finance and accounting, to develop financial reports, to manage assets and liabilities of financial institutions, to effectively work with entities of the financial market, and to prepare plans and financial budgets. You will also gain various social skills, such as the ability to work in a group and the ability to share knowledge with other colleagues following the principle of subsidiarity and entrepreneurship. You can study in e-learning systems, at a time and place that suit You best. 60% of classes are conducted via a web-based platform available 24 hours a day, from any PC. You are in constant contact with the teacher thanks to discussion forums and chats, so that You don't need to take any notes or summaries during lectures - all materials are available on the platform. It's a great option for working busy people who do not have the time to participate in weekly gatherings. Contact classes require You to be present at the University only once a month. Strenghts: You can study anywhere, any time thanks to the e-learning option; You... [-]