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Accountancy is a subdivision of mathematical science and is a study of communicating financial data about an organization to managers, shareholders, and any other concerned party. Masters in Accountancy is a higher graduate level business degree designed on a curriculum that prepares persons to work in the field of accounting in various roles like an auditor for an accounting firm or managerial positions in corporate accounting. Graduates are prepared to sit for accountancy exams that are a common requirement for most advanced accounting jobs.

Masters in Accountancy programs run for between one and two years of study and it contains 10 to 12 three-semester credit courses. The curriculum may feature every graduate accounting courses or a mixture of graduate accounting courses, tax, graduate management, graduate business electives, and leadership. In addition to preparing students for CPA exams, the program is also designed to provide a vast knowledge of business applications and accounting principles.

Individuals with strong attention to detail and great interest in working with figures can fit perfectly in this career field. An accounting undergraduate degree is not a requirement to study for Masters in Accountancy, but if one's degree is not business related, he/she may need to complete some prerequisites before starting.

The course work for this program may include financial accounting, financial decision-making, financial statement analysis, applied statistics for business decisions, financial statement analysis, business taxation, etc.

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Rady School of Management

The Rady School's Master of Professional Accountancy (MPAc) enhances future career opportunities by preparing students for a wide range of accounting career opportunities ... [+]

Launch Your Career in Professional Accountancy

The Rady School's Master of Professional Accountancy (MPAc) enhances future career opportunities by preparing students for a wide range of accounting career opportunities that span public accounting firms, corporate accounting departments, and not-for-profit and governmental organizations. The foundation of the MPAc experience at Rady includes outstanding faculty, integrative accounting knowledge, team projects, emphasis on communication and teamwork, case studies, professional seminars, guest speakers, simulations, and hands-on-experiences.

In the Rady School MPAc program you will: Fulfill accounting education requirements for CPA licensure. Acquire an advanced degree to become more attractive to potential employers. Be part of the UC San Diego and Rady School networks. Access personal career coaches via Rady’s Graduate Career Connections. Work in a diverse team as you learn key business functions such as marketing, finance and operations. ... [-]
USA San Diego
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Full-time
12 years
Campus
Bentley University - McCallum Graduate School of Business

Technology does the number-crunching. Accountants provide the wide-ranging analysis, insight, and expertise that makes those numbers useful. Originally founded as a schoo ... [+]

Technology does the number-crunching. Accountants provide the wide-ranging analysis, insight, and expertise that makes those numbers useful. Originally founded as a school of accounting and finance, Bentley continues to educate technically proficient accountants who enter the workforce with the critical thinking, analytical, and communication skills required in a global business environment.

Sign up for a Webinar - Join us for an interactive hour to learn more about our MS programs in Finance and Accountancy. Hear from admissions officers and current students. Visit: https://admissions.bentley.edu/graduate/events.

Founded as a school of accounting and finance, Bentley continues to educate technically proficient accountants. Equally important, our graduates develop the critical thinking, analytical, and communication skills required in a global business environment.... [-]

USA Waltham
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
Rutgers Business School - Newark and New Brunswick

Ranked among the top 40 graduate accounting programs in North America by Eduniversal, and with a curriculum endorsed by the Institute of Management Accountants, our accou ... [+]

Ranked among the top 40 graduate accounting programs in North America by Eduniversal, and with a curriculum endorsed by the Institute of Management Accountants, our accounting master’s program is strategically designed to help meet the career goals of recently-graduated accounting majors looking to prepare for the CPA exam and launch satisfying careers.

The Rutgers Business School Master of Accountancy in Financial Accounting is a 30-credit, hybrid graduate accounting program that combines the best of in-person and online learning to provide optimal flexibility for both you and hiring accounting firms.

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USA New Brunswick
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
Howard University

The Howard University Master of Accountancy MAcc program is a specialized advanced graduate-level business program focused on preparing graduates for successful careers i ... [+]

The Howard University Master of Accountancy MAcc program is a specialized advanced graduate-level business program focused on preparing graduates for successful careers in corporate accounting, governmental accounting, non-profit accounting, auditing, and advisory and consulting services.

The curriculum prepares students, in a significant fashion, for the Certified Public Accounting (CPA) examination through intensive and challenging coursework during the 30-hour program. States demand 150 hours, normally the fifth year of accounting education, to sit for the examination. Our program provides the required additional coursework while allowing students to concurrently earn the prestigious MAcc degree.... [-]

USA Washington
July 2020
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Golden Gate University

Begin your career as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Management Accountant (CMA) while enjoying unparalleled networking opportunities made possible by Go ... [+]

A comprehensive graduate degree designed to prepare students for a career as a CPA or CMA certified accountant.

The Master of Accountancy (MAc) degree program is intended to meet the needs of both career-changers and current accounting professionals who wish to further develop their expertise. For many students, the MAc will satisfy the education requirements to sit for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) examination.

Job support activities run concurrently with course work. The Accounting Career Fair is held yearly in late September, after which public accounting firms, government agencies, and corporations compete for candidates. Online students will be invited to our San Francisco campus to take part in this weekend of professional development and networking with top firms.... [-]

USA San Francisco
August 2019
Full-time
Part-time
5 - 7 semesters
Campus
Online
Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) School of Business

The programme is designed for recent graduates who intend to pursue a career in professional accounting. It will also benefit those working in non-accounting areas, who s ... [+]

Overview

The programme is designed for recent graduates who intend to pursue a career in professional accounting. It will also benefit those working in non-accounting areas, who seek a thorough education in the principles and practice of accounting. The programme emphasizes substantive and operational knowledge as well as the skills and competencies for an accounting professional/practitioner. Additionally, the programme has been accredited by global accounting qualifications such as HKICPA, ACCA, CPA Australia, CIMA, and AIA.

Learning goals The MAcc programme aims to equip students with the following: Contemporary knowledge of accounting Analytical and critical thinking skills to solve real business problems Fundamental knowledge in professional ethics as well as business and company law An understanding of the accounting theory and the latest developments in accounting practice. Programme structure ... [-]
Hong Kong Kowloon Tong
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
The University of Scranton Online

The University of Scranton's online, AACSB-accredited Master of Accountancy will provide you with a working knowledge of corporate governance and accountability. As a top ... [+]

Gain the finance and accounting skills needed for career advancement with The University of Scranton's online Master of Accountancy (MAcc). Housed in the AACSB-accredited Kania School of Management, students experience a rigorous curriculum developed by award-winning instructors and researchers. The program is built on core competencies that emphasize the development of soft skills and practical strategy. The 30-credit-hour online MAcc program fulfills the 150 credit hours required by most states to take the CPA exam.

Upon completion of the program, students are prepared to:

Apply practical knowledge in the field of accounting including how knowledge is generated and disseminated. Apply advanced approaches to leveraging accounting as a means of solving business problems. Comprehend and employ skills needed for identifying and navigating red flags that could indicate occupational fraud. Critically analyze accounting information to disseminate value-added insights for the firm for effective economic decisions. Understand the global environment and critical leadership roles that are associated with the broader business environment. Demonstrate effective and advanced communication skills to key stakeholders within and outside of the firm. ... [-]
USA Scranton
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
10 - 20 months
Online
McGovern Education Group

The Master of Accountancy is a professional degree designed to prepare students for public accounting and to provide them with the 150 credit hours of classroom and clini ... [+]

The Master of Accountancy is a professional degree designed to prepare students for public accounting and to provide them with the 150 credit hours of classroom and clinical hours required by most places in the United States before taking the Uniform Certified Public Accountant Examination.

The curriculum may consist only of graduate accounting courses or may consist of a combination of graduate accounting courses, management, tax, leadership, and other business electives. The program is designed not only to prepare students for the CPA examination but also to provide a strong knowledge of accounting principles and business applications.

Schools offer one and two-year programs with tuition starting at $20,000 USD per academic year, although partial merit scholarships are available for high performing international students based on IELTS (6.5+) and TOEFL (90+) exam scores as well as CGPA and GRE (300+) or GMAT (550+) exam scores.... [-]

USA Oklahoma City
September 2019
Full-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Lingnan University

Lingnan University’s Master of Accountancy programme equips its students with up-to-date, broad knowledge of developments in accounting theory and practice from both a gl ... [+]

Lingnan University’s Master of Accountancy programme equips its students with up-to-date, broad knowledge of developments in accounting theory and practice from both a global and local perspective.

A Global and Local Perspective

The one-year, full-time Master of Accountancy (MAcc) programme gives students an up-to-date knowledge of accountancy theory and practice from a global and local perspective. The programme provides a high-quality education in accountancy, auditing, and taxation, and equips future executives and leaders with the skills applicable to the needs of Hong Kong and, increasingly, mainland China and beyond. The MAcc programme is designed for those who want to achieve CPA qualification in mind.... [-]

Hong Kong Tuen Mun
September 2019
Full-time
1 - 3 years
Campus
Manderson Graduate School of Business The University of Alabama

Accountancy at the master's level replaces the rudiments of financial management with real hands-on experience. The Master of Accountancy degree program provides students ... [+]

Master of Accountancy

Accountancy at the master's level replaces the rudiments of financial management with real hands-on experience. The Master of Accountancy degree program provides students with a greater understanding of accounting and business than is possible in an undergraduate program. The program prepares students for careers as professional accountants in financial institutions, government, industry, nonprofit organizations and public practice. Graduates are prepared to research various databases related to troublesome accounting problems, and to exercise judgment in making accounting-related decisions by drawing on their integrated, comprehensive body of accounting knowledge and experience—what all masters have in common.Required CoursesStudents must take a minimum of 30 hours of graduate courses, including a minimum of 21 hours of accounting courses. Up to six elective hours, as approved by an advisor, may be chosen from 500-level courses and must be approved by the coordinator of the M.Acc. program. Students cannot receive graduate credit for a course if they have taken an equivalent course at the undergraduate level. Another accounting course should be substituted with the approval of the coordinator of the MAcc program. Students who have not taken AC 456 and AC 471, or their equivalents, must take AC 456 or AC 556 and AC 471 or AC 571.... [-]

USA Tuscaloosa
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
Michael F. Price College of Business, University of Oklahoma

The Dual MAcc/MS in MIS is an option for the student who wishes to pursue career options in professional services and consulting firms. Students graduating with this comb ... [+]

The Dual MAcc/MS in MIS is an option for the student who wishes to pursue career options in professional services and consulting firms. Students graduating with this combination of degrees will possess the accounting background necessary for the practice of public accounting and additionally, will have expertise in the MIS area that will facilitate a wide range of career paths in the area of financial information design and evaluation. Following the guidelines for the generic masters degree, the program will jointly count 20 percent or less of the total hours in both degrees. MAcc/MS in MIS (For students with an AACSB Accredited Bachelors)

Prerequisites: (these may be taken at OU or elsewhere.)Math 1503 Elementary Functions Acct 2113 Financial Accounting Acct 2123 Managerial Accounting (prerequisite: Acct 2113) Acct 3113 Intermediate Accounting I (prerequisite: Acct 2123) Acct 3123 Intermediate Accounting II (prerequisite: Acct 3113) Acct 3313 Cost Accounting (prerequisite: Acct 2123) Acct 3603 Income Tax I (prerequisite: Acct 3113) Acct 4543 Auditing (prerequisite: all of the above) 12 hours of core business courses MGT 5083 Organizational Behavior MGT 5053 Production/Operations Analysis ECON 5X33 5733 (Macro/Micro) or 5033 (Managerial) XXX XXX3 Graduate business elective (no MIS or Acct)18 hours of graduate information systems courses MIS 5003 Management Information Systems MIS 5113 Database Design and Application MIS 5203 System Architecture and Design 9 Hours of MIS Graduate Electives15 hours of graduate accounting courses ACCT 6553 Seminar in Accounting Theory 12 Hours of Graduate Accounting Electives9 hours of graduate business electives These may be additional... [-]

USA Norman
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Full-time
Campus
Coursera

A cutting-edge degree from an accounting powerhouse, completely online. ... [+]

Overview

A cutting-edge degree from an accounting powerhouse, completely online.

The University of Illinois, consistently ranked among the nation's top three accounting programs, now offers a full Master of Accountancy program, completely online and very affordable.

Taught by some of the best accountancy faculty in the world, the iMSA offers hands-on practice, an innovative curriculum that evolves as the profession evolves, and cutting-edge analytics.

Who is this degree for:

The iMSA is open to students of all academic backgrounds. It is suited for people already working in the field and for those who intend to enter the field for the first time.

Tuition:... [-]

USA USA Online
September 2019
Part-time
18 - 36 find your juris doctor
Online
Metropolitan State University of Denver

The MPAcc degree gives you the opportunity to refine your critical reasoning skills, leadership talents and your ability to work in a team; develop an ethical basis to as ... [+]

Why MSU Denver's MPAcc Degree? Only 10 classes (30 credit hours) and no thesis. Concentrations in high demand areas: Public Accounting, Fraud Examination and Forensic Accounting, Internal Auditing, and Taxation. One of the most affordable MPAcc programs in Colorado and beyond. Small class sizes for more one-on-one teacher interaction. Evening or afternoon class options. Experienced instructors with varied backgrounds in all types of accounting. A vibrant and diverse downtown campus that’s near the business district. Students from all educational and career backgrounds are encouraged to explore.

The MPAcc degree gives you the opportunity to:

Refine your critical reasoning skills, leadership talents and your ability to work in a team; Develop an ethical basis to assist in adapting to today’s multifaceted business world and making complex decisions; Produce high quality, professional-level written and oral communications; Use technology applicable to the accounting field; Participate in service-learning, applied-learning, internships or get involved in other professional events; Do research and refine your presentation skills; Develop a sound foundation in regulatory and legal environments. 3+2 Program ... [-]
USA Denver
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 6 years
Campus
Duquesne University

The curriculum focuses on forensic accounting, ethics and regulation and reporting - the three most significant and challenging areas facing the accounting profession tod ... [+]

Your goal isn't simply to be an accountant; it's to be an accountable leader in a business environment. You realize more than ever that investors and boards of directors are demanding that businesses perform ethically as well as profitably. Your personal sense of responsibility to your employer and to society drives you to examine the breadth and depth of an organization's finances to ensure that it meets - if not exceeds - the highest standards. The Master of Accountancy (MAcc) program at Duquesne University's John F. Donahue Graduate School of Business is a full-time, 30-credit course of study. The curriculum focuses on forensic accounting, ethics, and regulation and reporting - the three most significant and challenging areas facing the accounting profession today. At the completion of the program, students will have fulfilled the 150 academic credit hours required to become licensed as Certified Public Accounts (CPAs) in Pennsylvania and most other states. In addition to satisfying the credit-hour requirement for CPA licensure, the program prepares students for careers in public and corporate accounting, non-profit and governmental accounting and forensic accounting. Duquesne's MAcc program emphasizes accounting as a profession and ensures that graduates are thoroughly prepared to be communicators, analysts, and responsible leaders. Equipped with essential accounting and financial analysis skills, MAcc program graduates also have expertise that extends beyond the scope of traditional accounting and auditing. Distinguished by a century-long legacy in accounting education, the School's focus on the future is equally exciting. Grounded in a tradition of ethical leadership,... [-]

USA Pittsburgh
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
Campus
University of South Carolina Darla Moore School of Business

The Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina offers the Master of Accountancy (MACC) degree to people like you who are looking at a graduate sch ... [+]

Master of Accountancy

The Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina offers the Master of Accountancy (MACC) degree to people like you who are looking at a graduate school and beyond.

Small class sizes, an impressive record of job placement for graduates, and solid preparation for the CPA exam are just a few of the benefits to consider. As a part of the University of South Carolina, the Moore School offers you resources and opportunities that can’t be matched at most other institutions. Our MACC program, one of the largest and most respected in the region, produces graduates who are in high demand and recruited by regional, national, and international accounting firms.... [-]

USA Columbia
September 2019
Full-time
Campus