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154 Master of Science Programs in Accounting

A Master of Science gives the graduate many opportunities to obtain the specific skills they need for success in their chosen field of employment. They learn research skills and develop the understanding they need to work in many professional positions. The MSc in Accounting can provide access to the specific knowledge, skills, and competencies needed to obtain lucrative employment opportunities.… Read more

A Master of Science gives the graduate many opportunities to obtain the specific skills they need for success in their chosen field of employment. They learn research skills and develop the understanding they need to work in many professional positions. The MSc in Accounting can provide access to the specific knowledge, skills, and competencies needed to obtain lucrative employment opportunities.

An MSc in Accounting typically prepares students through financial statement analysis courses, strategic cost analysis, advanced auditing, business strategy, tax strategies, economics, statistics, and many relevant electives. The courses will prepare students to fill jobs that require business strategy, consultation, business management, decision-making, and more. Other areas such as financial reporting and analysis may also be part of this program. The technical and practical aspects of accounting responsibilities will be covered throughout the course of the program.

Accountants often benefit from higher degrees. More education often translates into better pay and higher level positions. The master’s program prepares students for the CPA Exam and other evaluations that employers may have in mind. In addition to these benefits, the student often obtains management training, information about opening their own businesses, and a foundation for a wide variety of careers.

The cost of participation in an MSc in Accounting is not the same from one school to another. The cost will also vary across countries. The investment required to participate in the program should be taken into consideration when choosing a school, but should not be the only consideration.

Most of the careers available upon completion of this program are related directly to the accounting field, such as Chartered Accounting, tax work for corporations, and work for the law enforcement or other government agencies. Some of the job titles for graduates include chief financial officer, controller, certified public accountant, auditor, investigative accountant, and personal financial planner.

As you work to determine which university is most appropriate for your situation, take some time to browse through the comprehensive database. 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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Seton Hall University Online
South Orange, USA

Through online programs such as our M.S. in Accounting, we offer an intellectually challenging environment, real-world experiences and the support of a close-knit community th ... +

Through online programs such as our M.S. in Accounting, we offer an intellectually challenging environment, real-world experiences and the support of a close-knit community that propels great minds. -
MSc
Part-time
18 months
English
Sep 2023
Online
 
IU International University of Applied Sciences - Online Studies
Berlin, Germany

Finance professionals, especially accountants and tax experts, are the connective tissue that binds the business world together, helping companies from many different sectors ... +

Finance professionals, especially accountants and tax experts, are the connective tissue that binds the business world together, helping companies from many different sectors follow the same best practice guidelines and work with each other. With a Master’s degree in Finance, Accounting and Taxation, you’ll be a valuable asset to any company, as your understanding of international monetary regulations and financial compliance will help your future employers operate on a global scale. Set yourself up for a successful career in financial planning and management – apply now. -
MSc
Full-time
24 months
English
Online
 
Alliance Manchester Business School - The University of Manchester
Manchester, United Kingdom

Boost your career prospects by developing an advanced knowledge of accounting theory and practice, and prepare for a leading role in the accountancy profession.

Boost your career prospects by developing an advanced knowledge of accounting theory and practice, and prepare for a leading role in the accountancy profession. -
MSc
Full-time
12 months
English
Campus
 

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Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) School of Business
Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong

The MSc in Applied Accounting and Finance (MScAAF) is a master's degree programme in Hong Kong that integrates applied knowledge and skills in accounting and finance to train ... +

The MSc in Applied Accounting and Finance (MScAAF) is a master's degree programme in Hong Kong that integrates applied knowledge and skills in accounting and finance to train professionals who will be at home in both fields. The programme emphasizes real, practical international cases. Students acquire an in-depth understanding of and updated knowledge in both accounting and finance. This makes the programme suitable not only for accounting and finance professionals but also for managers and executives in other business areas. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2023
03 Jan 2023
Campus
 
Kogod School of Business, American University
Washington, USA

Offered by the Kogod School of Business, the Accounting (MS) program provides advanced study for students with undergraduate accounting degrees who seek a fifth year of profes ... +

Offered by the Kogod School of Business, the Accounting (MS) program provides advanced study for students with undergraduate accounting degrees who seek a fifth year of professional education to satisfy 150-hour CPA licensure requirements. The program is also sufficiently flexible to prepare both students with non-accounting undergraduate business degrees and those with non-business undergraduate degrees for accounting careers in a variety of organizational settings. The program may be completed on a full- or part-time basis. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Jan 2023
10 Dec 2022
Campus
 
The University of Law Business School Online
UK Online, United Kingdom

For those looking for greater flexibility, this course is also available to study 100% online. This degree is ideal for those interested in a future career in banking, persona ... +

For those looking for greater flexibility, this course is also available to study 100% online. This degree is ideal for those interested in a future career in banking, personal finance and corporate finance or as an accountant, offering an excellent foundation for your career or for further study. As well as gaining a formal qualification, you will build a skills portfolio that you can show to future employers. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 21 months
English
Jan 2023
Online
 
Rutgers Business School - Newark and New Brunswick
Newark, USA

The Rutgers Business School Master of Accountancy in Professional Accounting (M.S.) program is a 30-credit, 100% online, part-time accounting degree for people like you who do ... +

The Rutgers Business School Master of Accountancy in Professional Accounting (M.S.) program is a 30-credit, 100% online, part-time accounting degree for people like you who don't have a traditional educational or professional accounting background but are seeking an advanced degree in accounting other than an MBA. -
MSc
Part-time
14 months
English
Campus
 
Escuela de Negocios, Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez
Santiago, Chile

The Master of Science in Finance achieves that professionals of the area, in their early years, reach a degree of specialization and job positioning that will allow them to ac ... +

The Master of Science in Finance achieves that professionals of the area, in their early years, reach a degree of specialization and job positioning that will allow them to accelerate their career, jumping initial positions of recent graduates, and achieve strategic positions in the company in a short time. -
MSc
Full-time
10 months
Spanish
Mar 2023
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
National University of Singapore Business School
Singapore

Our Master of Science in Accounting program is designed to help recent graduates adapt to the cultural and technological shifts in the accounting field. With the increased ado ... +

Our Master of Science in Accounting program is designed to help recent graduates adapt to the cultural and technological shifts in the accounting field. With the increased adoption of technology, accounting firms now face new demands to recruit employees who possess data analytics skills combined with accounting knowledge. Our curriculum will equip you with the necessary skills, network, and knowledge to be competitive in the industry. -
MSc
Full-time
12 months
English
Campus
 
University of Lincoln
Lincoln, United Kingdom

MSc Accounting and Finance is designed to provide students with the knowledge, skills, and u