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Pursuing an advanced degree is a great way for those who enjoy their current industry to further their skills and solidify themselves in a profitable career. Students who acquire this type of degree can work in a variety of different industries and sectors. For example, someone who is interested in accounting may pursue an MSc in Accountancy, which is highly sought after because they are needed by virtually every company in the world.

Before beginning one of these programs, the first question most students ask is “What is an MSc in Accountancy?” An advanced degree in accounting equips students with the necessary problem-solving and critical thinking skills necessary to succeed in their field. Additionally, this degree helps students understand the strict laws and regulations relating to financial principles.

The financial sector is highly competitive. Not only will students who acquire this degree be well prepared to succeed in an accounting position, but they will also have the credentials necessary to stand out above their competitors in their field. This degree can also prepare students to achieve further certification, such as the certified public accountant designation in the U.S.

The cost of acquiring this degree varies greatly by the specific institution. Prospective students should research the school they wish to attend to understand individual program fees and tuition costs.

Graduates can pursue a career as an auditor, investigative accountant, financial manager, personal financial planner, budget analyst, tax planner, and any other position that requires advanced financial knowledge. Students interested in this degree should keep in mind that with this certification, they will be able to begin a career in almost any field they want to work in.

 

There are a variety of different institutions around the world that offer an MSc in Accountancy. Some of these are even online, which may allow students with busy schedules, or those living in remote locations, to continue their education. 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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MSc In Marketing Management

EAE Business School
Campus Part time 1 year October 2017 Spain Barcelona Madrid + 1 more

This leads to a clear conclusion: the work of the Marketing Management are increasingly complex and changing, requiring managers with ability to learn and evolve continuously. [+]

Master in Marketing Management

Recent years have seen how companies must learn to operate in an environment increasingly dynamic, competitive and globalized world, influenced by the Internet and new ways to communicate with our customers.

The new information technologies energize all market players, so mastering these technologies serves to provide a competitive response in a global environment and local time. The market has also seen as consumers increasingly demanding and better informed we are forced to reinvent how we communicate with them. Saturation advertising, the search for new distribution channels or the new way of eating that have brought the digitization and the Internet are factors to consider. ... [-]


Online MS in Secondary Education

Saint Joseph's University Online
Online Full time September 2017 USA Philadelphia

This progressive online program prepares you for positions in middle schools, junior high schools, and high schools as a professional classroom teacher, supervising teacher, or department chairperson, and allows you to apply the skills you have developed immediately in your career. [+]

Earn a Secondary Education Master’s degree in Math, Science, English, or Social Studies together with an Online Accelerated Teacher Certification (OATCERT). This progressive online program prepares you for positions in middle schools, junior high schools, and high schools as a professional classroom teacher, supervising teacher, or department chairperson, and allows you to apply the skills you have developed immediately in your career. The OATCERT is aligned with the knowledge, skills, and practices related to effective teaching as described in the Pennsylvania Standards for Certification and Professional Development. Graduates of this unique combined program earn a Master’s degree in Secondary Education and PA teaching certification, including reciprocity in most states. [-]

MSc in Project Management (Oil & Gas)

University of Liverpool Online Programmes
Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Choose the fully online MSc in Project Management with a specialisation in Oil & Gas to gain the knowledge, skills and confidence to deliver advanced project management in the energy sector. Develop strategic project management skills that are [+]

MSc 2017. Choose the fully online MSc in Project Management with a specialisation in Oil & Gas to gain the knowledge, skills and confidence to deliver advanced project management in the energy sector. Develop strategic project management skills that are highly sought after globally in every sector. Modules include Sustainable Programme and Portfolio Management, Oil and Gas Management, and Management of Energy. The University of Liverpool has been reviewed and approved as a provider of project management training by the Project Management Institute (PMI). This online MSc in Project Management programme is covered by the University of Liverpool Management School’s AACSB Accreditation [-]

MSc ISE (MSc Innovation, Strategy and Entrepreneurship)

GISMA Business School
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Germany Berlin

In addition to its proximity to research-intensive, international companies and scientific organizations, this program also comes from a top quality international teaching team made up of academics and professionals, thus creating an atmosphere supportive of teaching, learning, creative thinking and research. [+]

MSc ISE (MSc Innovation, Strategy and Entrepreneurship) In addition to its proximity to research-intensive, international companies and scientific organizations, this program also comes from a top quality international teaching team made up of academics and professionals, thus creating an atmosphere supportive of teaching, learning, creative thinking and research. The program’s main objective is to provide a multidisciplinary approach to the field of Innovation, Strategy and Entrepreneurship. [-]

Grenoble MSc Marketing Management

De Broc School of Business
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 24 months September 2017 United Kingdom London + 1 more

Become the person pulling the strings behind integrated, international marketing campaigns – campaigns that drive revenue growth. This industry-focused programme will develop in you the advanced analytical and strategic thinking skills required in modern marketing management. [+]

MSc 2017. Grenoble MSc Marketing Management Become the person pulling the strings behind integrated, international marketing campaigns – campaigns that drive revenue growth. This industry-focused programme will develop in you the advanced analytical and strategic thinking skills required in modern marketing management. The programme is designed and awarded by the Grenoble Ecole de Management (GEM) and is delivered at De Broc School of Business in Central London. With a second year research project that can be tailored to meet your aspirations, this programme delivers the tools you need to define your own future. Course Requirements Strong undergraduate degree from a recognised university (assessed by GEM admission board) English Proficiency: TOEFL – IBT: 94 (minimum of 22 in each band) IELTS – 6.5 (minimum of 6.0 in all areas) Cambridge Proficiency Exam: A, B, C Pearson Test of English (PTE) – minimum of 63 [-]

MSc.F in Islamic Finance

Geneva Business School Barcelona Campus
Campus Full time 18 months February 2017 Spain Barcelona

The Master in Islamic Finance is a comprehensive post graduate program for people who are seeking a detailed understanding of the concepts and mechanisms of Islamic Finance. The program offers an opportunity to study the structure of the Islamic banking and finance industry, including its theoretical foundations, products, performance, Islamic financial instruments and risk management issues... [+]

The Master in Islamic Finance is a comprehensive post graduate program for people who are seeking a detailed understanding of the concepts and mechanisms of Islamic Finance. The program offers an opportunity to study the structure of the Islamic banking and finance industry, including its theoretical foundations, products, performance, Islamic financial instruments and risk management issues. Program The program requires the successful completion of 90 credits. The program consists of 4 groups of courses common for all Masters, from which students may select the desired subjects to study: Core Courses, Elective Courses, Master Thesis and the following Orientation Courses, which are mandatory to complete the selected major: Islamic Accounting Introduction to Islamic Finance Principle of Islamic Jurisprudence Islamic Banking Islamic Insurance – Takaful Case Studies Career Options The program is of particular relevance to those working in, or planning to work in: Islamic Banker Adviser Islamic Banking Finance Manager Banking Relationship Manager Admission Requirements - Bachelor degree or equivalent in a related field (plus 2 years experience). For Executive Master, 5 years experience - Completed application form with passport photo included - Photocopy of all academic diplomas or certificates - Official English exam results: IELTS 6.0, TOEFL IBT 70, proof of studying previously in an English speaking environment for a minimum of 3 years, or successful completion of the university’s admission examination. - Photocopy of your passport - Receipt for the payment of the application fee - Curriculum Vitae (C.V.) - Recommendation letter [-]

MS, Instructional Design and Technology

Concordia University Chicago
Campus Full time 1 - 2 years October 2017 USA Chicago

This MS degree will teach you how to design and improve instructional technologies, helping a range of organizations to improve their learning systems and the experiences of students or participants. [+]

MSc 2017. MS, Instructional Design and Technology This MS degree will teach you how to design and improve instructional technologies, helping a range of organizations to improve their learning systems and the experiences of students or participants. You will gain an understanding of how different people learn and how to facilitate all forms of learning. These skills will help you impact the world; you could be designing technologies that affect everything from medical training to children’s educational apps. As technology continues to advance rapidly, graduates from this course will be immersed in the latest theories and techniques. With this qualification, you will be able to change the landscape of traditional education and training. Typical career paths for graduates include: Corporate trainer Performance improvement coordinator Educational technology specialist Director of instructional design technologies Curriculum designer Curriculum and instructional director Course Requirements Academic Entry Requirements: Bachelor’s degree from a U.S. equivalent, regionally accredited institution GPA earned 2.85 or above English Language Proficiency*: IELTS: minimum 6.0 or TOEFL: minimum 60 (internet-based) or Michigan Test: minimum 85 or Bachelor’s degree from international English-speaking university or advanced degree from a U.S. institution Official test scores should be provided. [-]

MSc in Luxury Management & Marketing

emlyon business school
Campus Full time 16 months September 2017 Germany Munich

Study Luxury Marketing & Management in three of the world's centers of the luxury industry, Paris, London or New York and Shanghai, while benefiting from the expertise of emlyon business school. [+]

MSc in Luxury Management & Marketing

Want to work in the Luxury Industry? This programme is for you!

 

This a 16-month programme delivered by emlyon business school in partnership with Parsons School of Design at The New School (New York City) and in association with London College of Fashion, preparing students for an international management career in the luxury industry. It offers you a true multi-campus and multi-country experience by studying in Paris, London or New York and Shanghai.

 

You’ll acquire the basics of management, dicover how to apply specialist management knowledge to the luxury industry, focus on the Fashion and Lifestyle Industry (London) or the Luxury Design Industry (New York City) and master fundamental skills that you will transpose to the luxury dimension of your choice. You will also experience the differences in international business cultures. Furthermore you will gain tangible work experience through the internship and business projects that are an inherent part of the curriculum. If you want to build a successful career in the highly competitive, highly international luxury industry, then this programme offers you all that you need.... [-]


Master in Entrepreneurship and Innovation

University of San Francisco - School of Management
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 USA San Francisco

Just steps from some of the world’s most innovative companies in Silicon Valley and San Francisco, the USF MSEI helps you build essential skills, handle real-world startup scenarios, and establish professional associations to launch an entrepreneurial career in the region that constantly reinvents itself. [+]

MSc 2017. Launch your entrepreneurial career in Silicon Valley. Just steps from some of the world’s most innovative companies in Silicon Valley and San Francisco, the USF MSEI helps you build essential skills, handle real-world startup scenarios, and establish professional associations to launch an entrepreneurial career in the region that constantly reinvents itself. During this one year master's degree, take an entrepreneurial journey to launch your new career. Join small classes of motivated students, experience a cutting-edge curriculum, and leverage the Silicon Valley innovation ecosystem. USF delivers essential theoretical, applied, and experiential learning to help you launch your new career or new venture. Develop your career as an innovative leader who will help fashion a more humane and equitable world through the creation of products, services, and new ventures that serve communities around the globe. CUSTOMIZED CAREER GUIDANCE MSEI Students will have access to professional networking events, career workshops, and other career services. Students will also receive on-going mentorship and build a personal advisory board to aid in their professional development. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES Intern with a San Francisco Bay Area firm Work on company-based projects Visit Silicon Valley companies Attend entrepreneurial pitch events Prepare a new business venture for launch GLOBAL REPUTATION The University of San Francisco has a long tradition of entrepreneurial excellence. In 2015 Forbes ranked USF among the top 20 entrepreneurial research universities in the United States, and the Financial Times ranked the joint USF Master in Global Entrepreneurial Management among the top 75 international master of management programs. Professor Mark Cannice writes the widely followed quarterly Silicon Valley Venture Capitalist Confidence Index Report® [-]

Master in Human Resources

Rome Business School
Campus or Online Full time Part time 1 year March 2017 Italy Rome + 1 more

LAST SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE, APPLY NOW! The ideal choice for all those who wish to excel as human resources professionals in the job market at the international level. World-class training, internships, study tours, professional and networking opportunities on a global scale. [+]

LAST SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE, APPLY NOW! Nowadays Human resources represent a crucial factor for companies and non-profit organisations in order to gain a competitive advantage. The individual’s competencies, motivations, innovation capabilities and overall professional performance quality determine an organisation’s success. From such a perspective, companies and institutions must equip themselves with experts capable of both fully understanding the central role of the individual and of overseeing the related managerial processes, such as: selection, hiring, training, communication, development and compensation. Structure (1 year) 6 months in Rome: Lectures + Additional Activities 6 months of Project work Study tours in Europe An international paid internship: In a country of your choice   Target Recipients undergraduates or graduates recruiters; trainers; coaches; professionals who operate in contexts other than human resources entrepreneurs who wish to acquire an advanced education in human resources management. Contents Part 1 – General Management The company and the competitive environment Business strategy Project management Marketing management fundamentals Finance and business planning  Part 2 – Professionalising teachings Strategic management of human resources: approaches, trends and tools Job analysis and strategic planning of human resources Selection, hiring and retention Training Development: coaching, counselling, mentoring Career plan and career development Performance management and evaluation Global Compensation Organisational theories and development Industrial relations and collective bargaining Workplace health and safety International management of human resources Part 3 – Themed Focuses Work psychology Organisational behaviour Leadership and team management Part 4 – Study and research seminars Workforce diversity, inclusion and equal opportunity employment Internal communication Change management Human resources metrics Part 5 – Special Contents The technical/professional teaching is enriched by: Company tours, to get to know managerial systems and players from the inside Artistic-cultural programmes, aimed at stimulating creativity, innovation capability and complex system understanding Training in interdisciplinary competencies, such as: Business English Self-marketing Interpersonal communication techniques and PNL Public speaking Learning Options and Tuition Fees The Rome Business School offers numerous didactic formulas, to allow you to take advantage of the Master in International Human Resources Management in the most suitable way for your needs. Full Time Formula (on-campus or online): € 12.000 Executive Formula (on-campus or online): € 5.500 euro Professional Formula (on-campus or online): € 3.500 euro ... [-]

Master of Science in Pharmaceutical Business and Technology

Innopharma College Of Applied Sciences
Online & Campus Combined Full time 12 months September 2017 Ireland Dublin

This 12 month programme is a unique blend of a technology and business qualification. It will focus on core competencies such as Pharmaceutical Processes and Production, Pharmaceutical Business Introduction & Technology transfer, Emerging trends in the industry, the implementation of Operational Excellence (Lean & Six Sigma), Regulatory aspects of the Pharmaceutical industry, Data Analytics, Strategic Thinking and Leadership development and Professional Skills. [+]

MSc 2017. MSc Pharmaceutical Business and Technology This 12 month programme is a unique blend of a technology and business qualification. It will focus on core competencies such as Pharmaceutical Processes and Production, Pharmaceutical Business Introduction & Technology transfer, Emerging trends in the industry, the implementation of Operational Excellence (Lean & Six Sigma), Regulatory aspects of the Pharmaceutical industry, Data Analytics, Strategic Thinking and Leadership development and Professional Skills. With extensive input and participation from the pharmaceutical and clinical trials sectors, this programme is ideal for those involved in manufacturing, compliance, business improvement, quality assurance, validation, data analytics, clinical trial co-ordination and engineering. All classes are broadcast live using an online training platform, offering the learners the opportunity to either physically attend or join the class online. All classes are recorded also allowing learners the opportunity to view later and support revision. Online learning and support will be provided through the use of Moodle. Extensive coaching and mentoring workshops will be provided with specific focus on individual assessment and improvement. Opportunities This highly desired qualification will help you open the door to an exciting and successful career in the pharma or life sciences industries. This unique masters' qualification could help kick-start your career progression as an executive, manager or firector in the following specialities: Business Operations Business Development Clinical Trial Management Quality Fucntiuons New Business Introduction Business Improvement and Lean Six Sigma Project Planning Technology Specialist How to Apply Our flexible application process is designed to enable you to apply in the way most convenient to you. Initial applications should be made by emailing us at education@innopharmalabs.com with details of the course you are interested in doing or call us on +353 1 485 3346. Fees Contact the Innopharma College of Applied Sciences offices to obtain the current pricing and payment options. [-]

MSc in Accounting

University of Tampa - Sykes College of Business
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 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 Accountancy

The University of Notre Dame, Mendoza College of Business
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 USA Notre Dame

The Master of Science in Accountancy program has consistently been ranked in the top ten in the nation. Currently, it is ranked nationally as the sixth “Best Accountancy Program” for 2012 by Public Accounting Report and is open to domestic and international applicants who hold a bachelor’s degree (or its international four-year equivalent) from an accredited college or university with an accounting concentration... [+]

MSc 2017. MS in Accounting The Master of Science in Accountancy program has consistently been ranked in the top ten in the nation. Currently, it is ranked nationally as the sixth “Best Accountancy Program” for 2012 by Public Accounting Report and is open to domestic and international applicants who hold a bachelor’s degree (or its international four-year equivalent) from an accredited college or university with an accounting concentration. The AACSB accredited M.S. in Accountancy program satisfies the 150-hour educational requirements adopted by more than 48 states and jurisdictions for certification and licensure as a CPA. The M.S. in Accountancy program is a one-year, two-semester (30-hour) degree program, which is offered on a full-time, traditional academic year basis. Admission is granted on a rolling basis for fall or spring semester entry. Looking for an opportunity to study abroad? During each semester, a two week International Interterm study abroad course is offered. In the fall or spring semester, students have the opportunity to study abroad in China. Objectives These courses have four components: seminars and lectures, field trips (heritage and cultural visits), dialogues and exchanges, and introduction to local language. To learn about the latest political, economic and social developments from experts operating in these regions To have a contextual experience of living and studying in China Financial Reporting and Assurance Services Track The Financial Reporting and Assurance Services Track provides depth in the areas of financial reporting and assurance services, as well as finance. This track is ideal for those preparing for a career in public accounting, especially in the audit area. Students interested in corporate finance or in careers with financial institutions will also benefit from this specialization. Core Courses: Financial Management or Financial Policy Negotiation Taxes and Business Strategy Tax Services Track The Tax Services Track equips students with the knowledge and skills necessary to confront the increasing complexity of tax laws and to meet the growing demand for highly trained tax professionals. This track provides an in-depth study of taxation issues in the context of today’s business environment while improving students’ problem-solving skills. The Tax Services Track is designed to prepare students for a variety of professional opportunities in the taxation area, including careers with public accounting firms, business enterprises, and governmental agencies. As a result of industry input, students choosing the Tax Services Track have the ability to complete 21 credit hours of tax related courses. Core Courses: Financial Management or Financial Policy Negotiation Taxes and Business Strategy Admissions The M.S. in Accountancy program welcomes qualified applicants who possess a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university. Applicants should have at least a major in business with the required accounting courses. Students lacking a sufficient business and/or accounting background may need to complete additional coursework to enroll in the M.S. in Accountancy program. Candidates may apply to the M.S. in Accountancy program at the completion of their junior year in college. Personal interviews will not be scheduled until a completed application is on file. The Admissions Committee seeks to admit motivated applicants with superior intellectual ability, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and the potential for a successful career as a professional accountant. The Admissions Committee evaluates applicants based on the following criteria: Undergraduate academic record including: GMAT score GMAT code is XM72D73 Transcripts from all colleges and universities attended Course descriptions from accountancy and business coursework Proficiency in the English language** TOEFL code, if required, (sent by ETS) is 2456. Personal statement* Professional, community and extracurricular activities Personal interview (if requested by the Admissions Committee) Two letters of recommendation *Applicants to the M.S. in Accountancy program must submit a personal statement which details the applicant’s personal characteristics which will enrich the University of Notre Dame. Your personal statement should be typed, a maximum of two pages, and double spaced. Please put your name at the top of each page. The personal statement should include as many of the following components as apply: Significant life experience and/or challenges overcome Ethnicity/cultural heritage Educational attainment of parents and grandparents (i.e., whether you are a first generation college student) Unique background or special talents Community service Goals and achievements How past leadership experiences have prepared you for active involvement in the University of Notre Dame M.S. in Accountancy program. **TOEFL: All non-U.S. citizen applicants (and U.S. citizen applicants, who have lived/studied extensively in other countries) must submit scores on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL®). The (TOEFL®) may be waived for applicants who have completed a minimum of six full-time semesters or nine full-time quarters in a U.S. university or for applicants who have completed at least six full-time semesters or nine full-time quarters from an approved university. Applicants seeking approval must submit (1) official documentation from the Registrar’s office of their undergraduate institution showing that the primary method of instruction was English and (2) receive M.S. in Accountancy Admission Committee consent. [-]

MSc Management

University of Liverpool Management School ULMS
Campus Full time Part time 12 months August 2017 United Kingdom Liverpool + 1 more

The MSc Management program is for students who want to pursue a career in management. The program is suitable for students who would like to study management for the first time. [+]

The program aims to provide a general overview of the processes of management and organization. It supports development of the subject specific and key transferable skills necessary for employment in management positions. You have the opportunity to acquire a range of analytical techniques required for the effective tactical and strategic management of organizations, enabling you to develop your IT skills and gain familiarity with a range of financial and statistical software. You will also develop your written and verbal communication skills. The SBA (Strategic Business Analysis module) allows you to take part in an interactive, virtual simulation where your learning can be put into practice. You will gain a sound theoretical grounding in the broad area of business sand management and will develop a range of communications skills. Program Structure This 12-month program consists of eight compulsory modules, followed by a research project (Strategic Business Analysis) or dissertation carried out over the summer period upon completion of Semester 2. Compulsory modules Applied Research Methods Management Perspectives Marketing Management Managing Finance Economics for Management Strategic Organization International Management Business Ethics Optional modules Strategic Business Analysis Dissertation Entry Requirements Normally a 2:1 honours degree in any discipline is expected from a UK university, or an equivalent academic qualification from a similar non-UK institution is required. Non-graduates with very extensive professional experience and/or other prior qualifications may also be considered. All candidates must meet our required level of English. Career Prospects Graduates will gain a sound theoretical grounding in the broad area of business and management and will have developed a range of analytical and personal skills. This will prepare students for management careers and the program will appeal to the students who want to gain a postgraduate qualification before commencing their career path. Newly qualified graduates should enhance their access to a wide range of entry level managerial positions in financial and management services companies, ‘blue chip’ manufacturing and service companies and the major retail industry sectors. [-]

Master's in Finance (MSF)

Boston College Carroll School of Management
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 20 months September 2017 USA Chestnut Hill + 1 more

Whether you are an experienced or aspiring professional, the MSF program at Boston College will help you deepen your knowledge of finance, and broaden your opportunities within the industry. [+]

MSc 2017. Whether you are an experienced or aspiring professional, the MSF program at Boston College will help you deepen your knowledge of finance, and broaden your opportunities within the industry. The BC MSF offers you a comprehensive curriculum grounded in fundamental economic principles to develop specialized knowledge and skills as well as insights into innovative methodologies. Worldwide, the BC MSF program ranked #17 in the 2015 Financial Times Master's in Finance rankings among pre-experience programs. The Program ranked #2 in the United States. Additionally, U.S. News and World Report ranked the BC MSF #12 among graduate finance programs in 2017. MSF Academics The MSF Program at Boston College is designed to meet the diverse needs of finance professionals, recent undergraduates beginning their careers in finance, and mathematicians, economists, engineers, computer scientists, and others who are considering a new career in the world of finance. Two scheduling options are available: Full-Time: the full-time option allows you to complete the MSF in one full year of study. Full-time students typically take four classes in each the fall and spring semesters, and finish their degrees by taking two classes during the summer. Part-Time: the part-time option offers a flexible schedule, enabling you to earn your degree while continuing to advance your career. Part-time students take two classes per semester on average. At this pace, the total duration of the program will be approximately 20 months. FULL-TIME PROGRAM The MSF Full-Time Track is a full-time program completed in one full year of study in the Carroll School. Through small class size, you learn in a collaborative environment with remarkable access to our accomplished faculty, while also broadening your network by taking courses with BC MBA and BC MSA students. PART-TIME PROGRAM As a working professional, the Part-Time MSF offers you the flexibility needed to further your education while advancing your career. You follow the same curriculum as the MSF Full-Time Track, but as a part-time student, you control the intensity of your study based on your personal needs. MSF Prerequisites The following prerequisites must be completed prior to beginning the BC MSF program. These courses must be taken at an accredited 4-year, not-for-profit, college or university. Courses to satisfy the prerequisites may be taken online. Students must earn a grade of “B” or better in order to meet the requirement. Most students with an MBA or an undergraduate degree in business meet the prerequisites. FULL-TIME AND PART-TIME PREREQUISITES ACCOUNTING Students should have completed a course focused on the development and use of accounting information to evaluate the status and performance of business enterprises. Specifically, students should have a thorough grounding in the income statement, balance sheet, and statement of cash flows. The course should cover reporting of information for use by persons and institutions outside the enterprise as well as the use of accounting information in managerial decision making. CALCULUS Students should have completed an introductory course in Calculus covering a brief review of polynomials, trigonometric, exponential, and logarithmic functions, followed by discussion of limits, derivatives, and applications of differential calculus to real-world problem areas. The course concludes with an introduction to integration. FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT Students should have completed an introductory course in Finance that covers projected financial statements, the time value of money, capital budgeting, financial leverage, security valuation, risk/return, working capital management, and international finance. The course should also cover financial statistical analysis and tools of planning and control. STATISTICS Students should have completed a course focusing on the analytical tools of statistics that are applicable to management practice. The course should include descriptive statistics and probability and progress to inferential statistics relative to central tendency and dispersion. In addition to basic concepts of estimation and hypothesis testing, the course should include coverage of topics such as analysis of variance, regression, probability, hypothesis testing, Z-scores, P-values, the standard normal distribution, OLS regression, t-statistics, and Chi-square distributions. ADJUNCT COURSE - ECONOMICS The MSF Program also requires that students have a basic understanding of economics. Students must complete undergraduate- or graduate-level course work in microeconomics and macroeconomics before the MSF degree will be conferred. This coursework is not required to start the program. [-]