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Earning a Master of Science (MSc) often requires earning a bachelor’s degree in a related field first. Many master’s degree programs take one to two years to complete and require a thesis, project or internship before graduating. Earning an MSc in Professional Accounting could help graduates pursue professional careers in the finance industry. What is an MSc in Professional Accounting?… Read more

Earning a Master of Science (MSc) often requires earning a bachelor’s degree in a related field first. Many master’s degree programs take one to two years to complete and require a thesis, project or internship before graduating. Earning an MSc in Professional Accounting could help graduates pursue professional careers in the finance industry.

What is an MSc in Professional Accounting? This program is usually designed for students who have already earned a Bachelor's in Accounting or a related business field. The master’s degree program expands on the bachelor’s degree program by encouraging students to think innovatively while building ethics, oral communication and writing skills. Coursework often involves studying financial statements, use of financial instruments, international accounting, advanced accounting techniques, research and internships.

Students who pursue a master’s degree in professional accounting may find that their coursework is applicable to many different aspects of business, both domestic and international. Aside from an internship, most coursework may even be able to be completed online, making this program perfect for international students or distance learners.

The cost of earning a Master in Professional Accounting depends on the school and length of program. Students are encouraged to thoroughly research their programs of choice to understand all of the costs involved.

Students who graduate with an MSc in Professional Accounting and pass the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam may be able to find employment as personal accountants or in the accounting department of public and private businesses. Taking courses that focus on international business subjects may also help graduates to find work in businesses all over the world. For programs that require an internship, that can be a great place to start for a career search. 

Earning a Master in Professional Accounting can lead to a lucrative career almost anywhere in the world. To learn more about the details of earning this degree, 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 Professional Accounting, we offer you an intellectually challenging environment, real-world experiences and the support of a close- ... +

Through online programs such as our M.S. in Professional Accounting, we offer you 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
Online
 
The University of Law Business School Postgraduate
Leeds, United Kingdom +4 More

The MSc Global Accounting provides a postgraduate award with a strong focus on employability. It is ideal for students with numerical backgrounds who have an interest in devel ... +

The MSc Global Accounting provides a postgraduate award with a strong focus on employability. It is ideal for students with numerical backgrounds who have an interest in developing in-depth specialist knowledge and a critical understanding of the key aspects of global accounting, and in particular, who are looking to pursue, advance or switch to a career in global accounting. The course offers the development of in-depth intellectual and professional knowledge of corporate financial management that is covered by a range of modules covering governance, social responsibility, risk management, banking regulation, corporate reporting, finance and performance management. -
MSc
Full-time
English
Campus
 
The University of Law Business School Online
UK Online, United Kingdom

The MSc Global Accounting Online provides a postgraduate award with a strong focus on employability. It is ideal for students with numerical backgrounds who have an interest i ... +

The MSc Global Accounting Online provides a postgraduate award with a strong focus on employability. It is ideal for students with numerical backgrounds who have an interest in developing an in-depth specialist knowledge and a critical understanding of the key aspects of global accounting, and in particular, who are looking to pursue, advance or switch to a career in global accounting. The course offers the development of in-depth intellectual and professional knowledge of corporate financial management that is covered by a range of modules covering governance, social responsibility, risk management, banking regulation, corporate reporting, finance and performance management. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 21 months
English
Online
 

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Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
Suzhou, China

The MSc Professional Accounting programme has a strong focus on professional training, equipping you with the skills and knowledge to succeed in an international business care ... +

The MSc Professional Accounting programme has a strong focus on professional training, equipping you with the skills and knowledge to succeed in an international business career. You will study the professional syllabus of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) and will obtain exemptions from all six professional-level papers of the exams needed to gain chartered accountant status (subject to validation of the programme by ICAEW), as well as receiving preparation to sit the final advanced-level papers. -
MSc
Full-time
18 months
English
Sep 2021
15 Jun 2021
Campus
 
University of Nottingham Malaysia
Semenyih, Malaysia

The MSc Professional Accountancy is a unique specialist course developed through a collaborative effort between Nottingham University Business School (NUBS) Malaysia and The I ... +

The MSc Professional Accountancy is a unique specialist course developed through a collaborative effort between Nottingham University Business School (NUBS) Malaysia and The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) to meet the demand for highly qualified accountants. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English (UK)
Campus
 
San Jose State University - Lucas College and Graduate School of Business
San Jose, USA

If you plan to become a CPA and want to live and work as a professional accountant in Silicon Valley, you will not find a better program than ours. The MSA program consists of ... +

If you plan to become a CPA and want to live and work as a professional accountant in Silicon Valley, you will not find a better program than ours. The MSA program consists of 30 units offered in an accelerated format, which you can complete in two to three full-time semesters. -
MSc
Full-time
12 months
English
Campus
 
Texas A&M University Mays School of Business
Texas City, USA

The Assurance Services/Information Management track examines business and accounting concepts from an assurance services professional's perspective. This track encourages stud ... +

The Assurance Services/Information Management track examines business and accounting concepts from an assurance services professional's perspective. This track encourages students to develop technical, yet common sense answers to a variety of accounting situations. -
MSc
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Caldwell University
Caldwell, USA

Caldwell University’s 30-credit M.S. in Accounting is designed for those who wish to specialize in accounting at the graduate level. Given the requirement for 150 credits in o ... +

Caldwell University’s 30-credit M.S. in Accounting is designed for those who wish to specialize in accounting at the graduate level. Given the requirement for 150 credits in order to qualify for CPA licensure in NJ and many other states, the M.S. in Accounting is an ideal program for students anticipating a career as a CPA. -
MSc
English
Sep 2021
 
Prairie View A&M University/PVAM
Prairie View, USA

The Master of Science in Accounting program is a specialized graduate degree offered through the PVAMU College of Business. Students receive advanced training in accounting to ... +

The Master of Science in Accounting program is a specialized graduate degree offered through the PVAMU College of Business. Students receive advanced training in accounting to prepare aspiring accounting professionals for careers in public, private and governmental accounting. This program assists graduates in meeting the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy prerequisites for the Uniform CPA Examination. -
MSc
English
Sep 2021
 

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