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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MS in Accounting

Kogod School of Business, American University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2019 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 2019 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.... [-]


MS in Accounting

University of Maryland College Park
Campus Full time Part time 10 - 16 months September 2019 USA College Park + 1 more

The Master of Science in Accounting program produces highly trained accounting professionals who are prepared for the accountability and the expanded role accounting plays in consulting, information management and strategic planning. [+]

The Smith School is known for its academic excellence. Our specialty masters programs optimize our top faculty, resources and location to transform you into a business professional ready to lead, no matter which specialization you pursue.

The Master of Science in Accounting program produces highly trained accounting professionals who are prepared for the accountability and the expanded role accounting plays in consulting, information management and strategic planning. You’ll learn to carry out the rigorous internal auditing required to meet today’s strict accounting and auditing standards. Key topics include: internal auditing application and practice; forensic auditing and its role in fraud prevention, deterrence, detection and control; business ethics for accountants and auditors; and current trends in corporate governance.... [-]


Master of Science degree in Accounting (MSc)

California State University Los Angeles - College of Business and Economics
Campus Full time September 2019 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.... [-]


MSc in Accounting

Syracuse University - Whitman School of Management
Campus 2 years September 2019 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 in Accounting (MSA)

University Of St. Thomas Houston - Cameron School Of Business
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... [-]


Master in Accounting

Fairleigh Dickinson University - Silberman College of Business
Campus Full time September 2019 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 Accounting

International Accelerator
Campus Full time Part time September 2019 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.... [-]


Masters of Science in Accounting and Business Advisory Services

University of Baltimore, Merrick School of Business
Online Campus Full time September 2019 USA Mount Vernon

This is a specialized degree program designed to both further the success of current accounting professionals and equip career-changers with the skills necessary to enter and excel in this industry. [+]

Now is the time to learn the language of business.

When you choose the Masters of Science in Accounting and Business Advisory Services program you'll go beyond just accounting; you'll build your knowledge in areas of finance and information systems, too.

This is a specialized degree program designed to both further the success of current accounting professionals and equip career-changers with the skills necessary to enter and excel in this industry. This innovative program is ideal for those interested in the areas of public accounting, corporate or nonprofit accounting.

Enhance Your Accounting Career

The M.S. in Accounting and Business Advisory Services programs gives you the competitive advantage and the technical skills you need for effective and ethical business consulting and is an ideal choice if you are looking to:... [-]


MSc In Accounting

Grand Canyon University
Online Campus Part time September 2019 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.... [-]


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.... [-]


MSc in Accounting

Northeastern Illinois University
Campus Part time 3 years August 2019 USA Chicago Grayslake + 1 more

The M.S. in Accounting offers you a broad base of knowledge about accounting and business theory and practice, tailored for students who wish to meet Illinois' 150-credit hour requirement to become a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). The curriculum is designed to meet the needs of students with or without undergraduate preparation in business or accounting. [+]

The M.S. in Accounting offers you a broad base of knowledge about accounting and business theory and practice, tailored for students who wish to meet Illinois' 150-credit hour requirement to become a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). The curriculum is designed to meet the needs of students with or without undergraduate preparation in business or accounting.

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 M.S. in Accounting program and cannot be applied to the degree requirements. The second phase is made up of 30 hours of advanced core courses and is required of all students in the program. Among these advanced courses are six hours of accounting elective classes and nine hours of non-accounting elective classes. ... [-]

Master of Science in Accounting Forensics (MSAF)

Roosevelt University
Campus Full time Part time September 2019 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.... [-]


M.S. in Accounting

Long Island University
Campus September 2019 USA Brookville

The Master of Science in Accountancy with a concentration in Professional Accounting will prepare you for a career in public accounting, corporate settings, or government enterprises. This widely respected program offers a rigorous course of study taught by top tax and accounting professionals with expertise in a broad range of topics. [+]

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The Master of Science in Accountancy with a concentration in Professional Accounting will prepare you for a career in public accounting, corporate settings, or government enterprises. This widely respected program offers a rigorous course of study taught by top tax and accounting professionals with expertise in a broad range of topics.

Founded in 1974, LIU Post’s School of Professional Accountancy holds the proud distinction of being the first independent school of professional accountancy in the nation.

Learn from faculty members who are proven pioneers in their field and bring real-world experience into the classroom, and study curriculum that incorporates the latest technology and software applications in the digital accounting and taxation fields.... [-]


Master of Science in Accounting

Seton Hall University Online
Online Part time 18 months September 2019 USA South Orange

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. [+]

About Us

Founded in 1856, Seton Hall is one of the country’s leading Catholic universities. Rich in history, Seton Hall is also an institution on the rise. U.S. News ranks us among the top 125 National Universities, and we have moved up 13 places in just five years. Our research grants have soared by 75 percent in the last five years, and 11 of our faculty have received Fulbright awards over the past three years.

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. We cultivate leaders who align personal achievement with a deep commitment to civic good.... [-]