Master of Science (MSc) in Accounting in North America

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Accounting

An MSc, or Master of Science, is an academic distinction bestowed upon those who effectively complete a predetermined set of coursework in what is often a science-based discipline. The MSc often enhances career opportunities as well as earning potential.

Accounting is often referred to as the “language of business.” It is a process which measures a business or organization’s financial and economic activity. There are various organizations within the field of accounting that assist with this process. Some of these groups may include standard-setters, professional bodies, and accounting firms.

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M.S. Forensic Accounting

Webster University
Campus Full time 18 - 24 months August 2018 USA St. Louis

The Masters of Science in forensic accounting degree is a practitioner-based program that combines accounting with investigation, valuation and law while also providing insight into how forensic accounting findings are used in court cases to prosecute white-collar criminals. [+]

M.S. Forensic Accounting

Financial crises, legislation requiring greater transparency in financial reporting and other industry changes mean forensic accounting career opportunities continue to grow, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, which puts employment growth for accountants and auditors at 13 percent through 2022.

The Masters of Science in forensic accounting degree is a practitioner-based program that combines accounting with investigation, valuation and law while also providing insight into how forensic accounting findings are used in court cases to prosecute white-collar criminals.

As the only comprehensive graduate degree in forensic accounting program in the area, Webster’s faculty has worked hard to continually update and adapt the program to meet the demands of this growing profession.... [-]


MS in Accounting

Kogod School of Business, American University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 USA Washington + 1 more

Kogod’s Master of Science in Accounting (MSA) program prepares you for a rewarding career in all facets of the field, from nonprofit to forensic accounting. Whether you’re advancing your career, transitioning to a new one, or just starting out, the MSA will put you on track to compete in a flourishing field—one that’s projected to increase 22 percent in the next decade. [+]

Kogod’s Master of Science in Accounting (MSA) program prepares you for a rewarding career in all facets of the field, from nonprofit to forensic accounting. Whether you’re advancing your career, transitioning to a new one, or just starting out, the MSA will put you on track to compete in a flourishing field—one that’s projected to increase 22 percent in the next decade.

Casey Evans believes what sets Kogod’s MS Accounting (MSA) program apart is its inclusivity. “You don’t need any accounting experience before you get your master’s at Kogod,” says Evans, MSA program.

Jacob Spector admits Kogod’s MS Accounting (MSA) program was rigorous, but that it’s paying off now. “Ernst & Young, my current employer, tell me they’re surprised at some of the knowledge I have,” says Spector, MSA alumus. “That’s all knowledge I gained right here at American.”... [-]


MSc in Accounting

University of Tampa - Sykes College of Business
Campus Full time Part time September 2018 USA Tampa

The University of Tampa Master of Science in Accounting program prepares students for the dynamic nature of a professional career in accounting. Offering both full and part-time schedules, [+]

Master of Science in Accounting

The University of Tampa Master of Science in Accounting program prepares students for the dynamic nature of a professional career in accounting. Offering both full and part-time schedules, the Master of Science in Accounting graduate curriculum includes courses to help students meet the educational requirements for professional certifications and related exams.

Accounting is often called the language of business. Organizations plan, assess and report the results of operations, financial condition and cash position using accounting principles to prepare financial statements that express business operations to both internal and external users of financial information.... [-]


Master in Accounting

Fairleigh Dickinson University - Silberman College of Business
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Madison Teaneck

Silberman College is a recognized center of excellence for accounting and tax education, with a long history of providing innovative educational programs that meet the needs of the accounting profession and its practitioners. The MS in Accounting program features two tracks. Completion of either track will academically qualify students to take the CPA exam and meet licensing requirements. [+]

Silberman College is a recognized center of excellence for accounting and tax education, with a long history of providing innovative educational programs that meet the needs of the accounting profession and its practitioners.

The MS in Accounting program features two tracks. Completion of either track will academically qualify students to take the CPA exam and meet licensing requirements.

The first track, part of the College's 150-hour accounting program, is designed for students who have an undergraduate major or concentration in accounting. This track was recognized by the American Accounting Association's prestigious Innovation in Accounting Education Award. The other track is tailored to students who do not have an undergraduate background in accounting but desire to focus in this area at the graduate level.... [-]


Master of Science Accounting (M.S.A.C.)

Seton Hall W. Paul Stillman School of Business
Online Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years January 2019 USA South Orange + 2 more

Accounting professionals have a vast number of career paths and industries to choose from, which means our graduates enjoy high employment rates and job security. [+]

Accounting professionals have a vast number of career paths and industries to choose from, which means our graduates enjoy high employment rates and job security.

Geared toward graduates without a bachelor's degree in accounting, Seton Hall's program prepares you for a successful career and satisfies the educational credits required to sit for the CPA exam in New Jersey, New York, and most other states.

Many of the biggest firms and best-known agencies turn to our program for recruiting at on-campus events, including our annual "Meet the Firms Night."

Full-time students can complete their coursework, on campus or online, in just 12 months; part-time students typically finish our program in two years.... [-]


Master of Science in Accounting (MSA)

University of St. Thomas
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 years Open Enrollment USA Houston + 1 more

The Cameron School of Business MSA program provides students essential knowledge in all subject areas included in the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) examination. [+]

The Cameron School of Business (CSB) helps students reach success with flexible programs. We accommodate working professionals with our class offerings. The small class environment coupled with access to Houston’s business community provides a unique liberal arts focus.

The MSA program provides students essential knowledge in all subject areas included in the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) examination. The program trains students to succeed in the accounting profession. This program is accommodating to career professionals in a variety of areas, including:

Public accounting Private industry Government Nonprofit organizations Education Taxation Consulting

The Cameron MSA Advantage... [-]


MSc in Accounting

Syracuse University - Whitman School of Management
Campus 2 years September 2018 USA Syracuse

In today’s marketplace, rapid innovation and business without borders require accounting professionals to think critically and conceive strategic solutions for complex commerce scenarios. The Joseph I. Lubin School of Accounting in the Whitman School of Management offers an M.S. in professional accounting that combines a rigorous curriculum with practical industry experience to fully prepare you for the challenges of a career as a practicing accountant, consultant or manager. [+]

Overview

In today’s marketplace, rapid innovation and business without borders require accounting professionals to think critically and conceive strategic solutions for complex commerce scenarios. The Joseph I. Lubin School of Accounting in the Whitman School of Management offers an M.S. in professional accounting that combines a rigorous curriculum with practical industry experience to fully prepare you for the challenges of a career as a practicing accountant, consultant or manager.

Our program accommodates students with a background in accounting as well as those with education in other disciplines. If entering with a bachelor’s degree in accounting, you will complete 30 credits to earn your M.S. in professional accounting. If entering without an undergraduate accounting degree, you will need to take additional courses during your time in the program, depending on your previous business and accounting coursework. This path could lengthen your time in the program.... [-]


Master of Science degree in Accounting (MSc)

California State University Los Angeles - College of Business and Economics
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Los Angeles

The M.S. degree in Accountancy prepares students for a wide range of employment opportunities in public accounting, industry, and finance, government and nonprofit organizations. [+]

Master of Science degree in Accounting (MSc)

The M.S. degree in Accountancy prepares students for a wide range of employment opportunities in public accounting, industry, and finance, government and nonprofit organizations. The program is designed to produce individuals who are qualified with knowledge and techniques in one or more accounting areas: Accounting Information Systems; Financial and Public Accounting, including auditing and taxation; and Managerial and Cost Accounting. Graduates of the program are prepared to successfully challenge a professional examination for entry into the selected area; committed to professional and career development beyond their formal education into the highest executive levels of the selected area; capable of becoming leaders who exhibit high standards of ethical conduct within the profession; and prepared for doctoral study and research positions.... [-]


Master of Science in Accounting

University at Buffalo School of Management
Campus Full time 10 months August 2018 USA Buffalo

The one-year full-time curriculum, together with most undergraduate accounting programs, should satisfy the 150-hour educational requirement for certification and licensure as a certified public accountant (CPA). This is the educational standard advocated by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) that is required in most states. [+]

Since 1923, the UB School of Management has built an impressive reputation as one of the best schools of business in the world. In our nationally-ranked full-time MBA program, our four specialized Masters of Science in Accounting, Finance, Management Information Systems (MIS), and Supply Chain and Operations, or our Ph.D. program in six management disciplines, you have an opportunity to study, experience, and prepare for your career. The UB School of Management programs are held on the globally diverse campus of a premier, research-intensive public university and the largest, most comprehensive institution in the 64-campus State University of New York system. From the day you walk on campus to the day you receive your degree, experience deep engagement in a vibrant and welcoming community atmosphere.... [-]


Master of Science in Accounting

University of Maryland College Park
Campus Full time Part time 9 - 16 months September 2018 USA College Park + 1 more

The MS in Accounting is the flagship graduate accounting program offered by the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland. Designed for accounting professionals looking to maximize their marketability, the program will provide you with the tools you need to advance your organization – and your career – in this challenging legal and regulatory business environment. [+]

MS in Business: Accounting

The MS in Accounting is the flagship graduate accounting program offered by the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland. Designed for accounting professionals looking to maximize their marketability, the program will provide you with the tools you need to advance your organization – and your career – in this challenging legal and regulatory business environment.

In today's era of heightened accountability, organizations are charged with carrying out rigorous internal auditing to meet strict corporate governance and other accounting and auditing standards. The demand for highly trained accounting professionals who can successfully interpret new rules, better understand business control processes, and design effective internal controls has never been greater.... [-]


Master of Accounting

International Accelerator
Campus Full time Part time September 2018 USA Boston

Gain the competitive skills you’ll need to tackle accounting’s ever-changing challenges. You can complete this prestigious, accelerated Master of Accounting degree in just ten months of weekend coursework. The program is designed to equip you with both the technical knowledge and full range of practical applications for tackling our industry’s most pressing issues. [+]

Accounting

Master Technology, International Business, and Leadership

Effective executives need global knowledge; strong technology skills; and collaborative finesse. The Chapman Graduate School of Business covers it all:

International perspective: expands and deepens your global viewpoint across countries and cultures.

Hemispheric focus: leverages our pivotal Miami location, bringing Latin America and the Caribbean within close reach.

Technological excellence: strengthens your IT prowess for more effective learning.

Master of Accounting

Gain the competitive skills you’ll need to tackle accounting’s ever-changing challenges. You can complete this prestigious, accelerated Master of Accounting degree in just ten months of weekend or evening coursework.... [-]


MSc In Accounting

Grand Canyon University
Online Campus Part time September 2018 USA Phoenix Albuquerque Sun City Scottsdale + 3 more

Offered by the Colangelo College of Business, this comprehensive graduate MSA degree program allows you to develop your skills in financial reporting, taxation, and auditing while preparing for your Uniform CPA Examination. [+]

Offered By: Colangelo College of Business

Overview

Earn a Master of Science in Accounting (MSA) and Prepare for your CPAPrepare for an advanced career in corporate or public accounting with Grand Canyon University's (GCU) Master of Science in Accounting. Offered by the Colangelo College of Business, this comprehensive graduate MSA degree program allows you to develop your skills in financial reporting, taxation, and auditing while preparing for your Uniform CPA Examination. Designed for students with a bachelor’s in accounting, this accelerated path to learning offers a robust foundation that encourages legal and ethical practice for accountants and managers bound to policies of the Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Act.... [-]


MSc in Accounting

Northeastern Illinois University
Campus Part time 3 years September 2018 USA Chicago Grayslake + 1 more

The Accounting MS Program prepares students for the changing accounting profession of the new millennium. The Accounting MS Program provides students with a balanced, rigorous, and in-depth core-course exposure that covers financial accounting, managerial accounting, auditing, income taxation, and research methodology. [+]

Northeastern Illinois University offers a two-phase Master of Science in Accounting Program.

The first phase consists of a set of foundation courses, some or all of which may be waived depending on your prior academic preparation. If your bachelor's degree is not in accounting, you will also need to show proficiency in six undergraduate prerequisite courses: Cost Accounting, Auditing Theory and Problems, Federal Income Tax (Individual), Intermediate Financial Accounting I, Intermediate Financial Accounting II and Business Calculus. You may demonstrate proficiency either through competent coursework or by passing a proficiency examination. Please note that these six courses are program prerequisites. They are not part of the MS in Accounting program and cannot be applied to the degree requirements.... [-]


MS in Accounting

Walden University
Online Full time 2 years September 2018 USA USA Online

Whether you are just starting out, preparing for your CPA exam, or interested in furthering your accounting career, Walden University’s MS in Accounting program can help you strengthen your skills in analysis and financial decision making. [+]

Whether you are just starting out, preparing for your CPA exam, or interested in furthering your accounting career, Walden University’s MS in Accounting program can help you strengthen your skills in analysis and financial decision making. Designed to help you progress in this rapidly changing profession, the challenging curriculum covers managerial accounting, financial management, current topics, and legal and ethical accounting issues.

Specializations Accounting for the Professional Accounting With CPA Emphasis Self-Designed

Walden University’s MS in Accounting is accredited by the ACBSP and have earned the organization’s Specialized Accounting Accreditation.

Most states require individuals to complete 150 semester (225 quarter) hours in certain subject areas in order to be eligible to sit for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam and/or obtain a CPA license. Walden’s accounting programs can help graduates progress toward meeting those requirements. The BS in Accounting offers 120 quarter (80 semester) credit hours that include upper-level courses in topics such as financial accounting, auditing, taxation, and management accounting. The MS in Accounting offers 30 semester (45 quarter) credit hours, while the MBA Accounting specialization offers nine semester (13.5 quarter) credit hours. These programs include graduate courses in topics such as financial accounting, managerial accounting, and legal and ethical accounting practices. This will require students to complete additional coursework to meet state requirements.... [-]


Master of Science in Accounting Forensics (MSAF)

Roosevelt University
Campus Full time Part time September 2018 USA Chicago Schaumburg + 1 more

The Master of Science in Accounting Forensics (MSAF) is designed to prepare graduate students for a career in a new, exciting field of accounting. [+]

Accounting Forensics, MSAF

Offered in: CHICAGO | SCHAUMBURG

The Master of Science in Accounting Forensics (MSAF) is designed to prepare graduate students for a career in a new, exciting field of accounting. This program is for people of various professional backgrounds including accountants, tax professionals, attorneys, bankers, insurers, law enforcement and criminal justice personnel, and various government employees.

Accounting forensics is the specialty practice that looks at the evidence behind the numbers and then digs into their contents. Forensic accountants, also referred to as forensic auditors or investigative auditors, often assist lawyers in performing investigations or act as expert witnesses in the litigation process. The forensic accountant combines the skills of an accountant, an auditor, and an investigator. To be successful in this profession, the student should have a sense of curiosity. Through the program, the student will develop strong analytical and deductive skills and professional judgment.... [-]