Be An Invaluable Asset to Any Organization
Expert accountants who can steer organizations through volatile economic times are in high demand. They don’t just report financial positions – they create tangible economic value. The NSU Master of Accounting program offers three concentrations for students to choose from, all of which empower you to number-crunch your way to career domination, whether you're pursuing your CPA or CMA.
Choose From Four Master of Accounting Concentrations
Identify process improvements to help organizations increase efficiencies and gain the ability to sharpen your skills in cybersecurity, financial reporting, and auditing.
Achieving the CMA (Certified Management Accountant) credential demonstrates your mastery of financial planning, analysis, control, and decision support, as well as professional ethics.
Meeting all CPA requirements, the Public Accounting program will prepare you to enter or further your current career as a professional accountant in financial institutions, government, industry, nonprofit organizations, and public practice.
An enrolled agent with the privilege of representing taxpayers before the Internal Revenue Service is the highest IRS-awarded credential you can earn. Gain the skills you need to pass the comprehensive IRS test covering individual and business tax returns.
Curriculum: NSU’s Master of Accounting can be completed in as little as 18 months. The program curriculum is 30-51 total credits, depending on undergraduate coursework.
Start Dates: The Master of Accounting concentrations are available to start in August, January, and May.
Delivery Options: Classes for the Master of Accounting concentrations are offered through alternate weekends, limited weeknights at our Fort Lauderdale/Davie campus, or online.
Tuition: Tuition for the degree program is $967 per credit hour. Discounted rates are available through our employer's tuition program.
Certificate: The College of Business also offers an Accounting Analytics Certificate program for non-degree-seeking students. Learn more about obtaining an Accounting Analytics Certificate.
Director of Accounting & Financial Reporting: $116,975 (Average Salary Per Year)
Financial Controller: $80,362 (Average Salary Per Year)
Tax Director: $148,383 (Average Salary Per Year)
Intermediate Accounting I
Intermediate Accounting II
Financial Statement Analysis
Accounting Information and Control Systems
Survey of Taxation: Individuals, Entities, and Property
Completed Master's Application for Admission and non-refundable $50 application fee.
A conferred bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution or an equivalent degree for international applicants.
Official transcripts from all colleges and universities previously attended. The applicant's bachelor's degree transcript must show the degree conferral date in order to be evaluated for admission consideration. If a graduate degree has been earned, the transcript must show the degree conferral date in order to be evaluated for admission consideration.
Other admission documentation may be required.
English Language Proficiency Requirement
All applicants who received their bachelor's and any graduate degrees from a college or university where English is not the primary language of instruction are required to take an English language test. Test scores cannot be more than two years old.
Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) minimum scores required.
Internet based (iBT) = 79, Computerized score = 213, Paper score = 550.
International English Language Testing System (IELTS) minimum score required = 6.
Pearson Test of English (PTE) minimum sore required = 54.
TALK International, School of Languages: Completion of level 9 test with a score of 85% or higher.
Duolingo Test of English: 105 or higher
Completion of ENC 1101 and ENC 1102 with a grade of 'C' or higher from a regionally accredited institution.
If bachelors or master degree coursework was fully completed in English outside the USA within the last two years, a letter from the institution on official letterhead will be required to waive the English Language requirement. The letter must state that all coursework was taught in English.
Completion and passing of ELS Level 112 Intensive Program English for Academic Purposes
*An interview may also be required to determine the current level of English proficiency, even if the required scores and guidelines have been fulfilled.