Masters Programs in Accounting and Finance

Compare 14 Masters Programs in Accounting and Finance

Accounting and Finance

Although a bachelor’s degree in accounting can send you well on your way, if you plan on being successful in an accounting and finance career, you may need additional study and certification. A Master in Accounting and Finance can make you competitive in the international market in an increasingly competitive career field.

What is a Master in Accounting and Finance? It is a usually competitive program that focuses on advanced accounting and financial management studies, including international accounting. The course of study can take one to two years to complete, and the requirements for admission and continuation of studies is often quite strict. Since it is a popular and competitive field of study, students who apply must have a bachelor’s degree in a related field and maintain a minimum GPA at most universities.

Earning a master’s degree in accounting and finance offers many advantages to graduate students. It makes students more marketable all over the world. The program usually helps to prepare students for certification exams to earn certificates as a public accountant (CPA) or internal auditor (CIA).

The cost of such a master’s degree differs depending on the institution and length of the program. Students should also take into account additional costs of living on campus versus studying online. Additional certifications may also cost extra. Research your program thoroughly to find out what the costs include.

Graduates of a Master in Accounting and Finance can usually find careers with the government, in business or in consulting. This degree is also useful in academic research related to accounting and finance. For those planning to become accountants, this degree increases marketability for one of the fastest growing job fields, and may even include certification as a CPA or CIA.

Students can often choose to complete their studies on campus or online. Transcripts are usually required along with the application. Some institutions may also require interviews for their programs. For more information, 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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Master in Accounting and Finance

Catholic University of Central Africa
Campus 2 years February 2019 Cameroon Yaounde

The training aims to train executives and professionals in accounting-finance. [+]

FORMATION'S GOAL

The training aims to train executives and professionals in accounting-finance.

TRAINING DURATION

This training lasts two years.

TARGETED SKILLS

The holders of the Master will be able to:

To act as chief accountant and financial manager of large companies Practice as an internal auditor in a company Practicing as a Controller Practice as a case manager, supervisor or mission director

CONDITIONS OF ADMISSION

Two possibilities :

Direct admission in the first year of students holding a Bachelor's degree in Accounting and Finance with an average greater than or equal to 12/20, Admission in 1st year of students holding other licenses after a test and an interview. ... [-]

Accounting and Finance

Instituto Superior de Contabilidade e Administração do Porto
Campus October 2019 Portugal Porto

The Master of Accounting and Finance is designed for the development of skills and professional qualifications in accounting and corporate finance. Its main objective is to develop the skills and expertise primarily in the fields of financial area; in particular, in Accounting, Taxation and Corporate Finance as well as providing the opportunity to explore these issues and to carry out an approach to scientific research in these areas. [+]

Goals

The Master of Accounting and Finance is designed for the development of skills and professional qualifications in accounting and corporate finance. Its main objective is to develop the skills and expertise primarily in the fields of financial area; in particular, in Accounting, Taxation and Corporate Finance as well as providing the opportunity to explore these issues and to carry out an approach to scientific research in these areas.

Recipients:

The complete formation of the 1st cycle provided by a degree in accounting, management, finance, economics and other related fields. This is a master of professional nature in order to ensure that students who complete the course enhancing its prospects of employability and future career; Professionals Accounting, Finance and related areas who feel the need to increase their knowledge and monitoring of changes in these areas. ... [-]

Master of Accounting & Finance (MAccFin)

HELP University
Campus Full time October 2019 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur

The MAF aims to provide the theoretical framework and skills which accountants and financial managers need in order to cope with an increasingly complex and global accountancy environment. [+]

Professional accountants are increasingly being appointed to helm large corporations in a rapidly challenging and highly dynamic business environment in both the private and public sectors. With a clear mandate from government and industry regulators to enhance business performance, accountants have taken up key positions in the corporate world, expanding their expertise into other service industries such as in ICT, transportation and aviation and many other areas.

The MAF aims to provide the theoretical framework and skills which accountants and financial managers need in order to cope with an increasingly complex and global accountancy environment. The program provides an advanced study of accounting and financial management enabling accounting and finance graduates to extend their academic training to the frontiers of professional knowledge and also enabling professionally qualified accountants to take stock of, and enhance, what they have learned in practice. Qualifying candidates with the MAF may be acceptable for up to two (2) exemptions for the CPA Australia professional examinations; students are advised to confirm the status of this CPA exemption when they register for the course.... [-]


Master of Management: International Accounting and Finance

University of Windsor, Graduate
Campus Full time 16 months September 2019 Canada Windsor

Investing in your education with the Master of Management - International Accounting and Finance will provide you with the thorough business knowledge that will serve as a foundation throughout your career. [+]

Program Overview

Investing in your education with the Master of Management - International Accounting and Finance will provide you with the thorough business knowledge that will serve as a foundation throughout your career. This program will help you to become a professional and leader in the international business world. The course-based Master of Management - International Accounting and Financing will prepare you for a leadership position within the accounting or nance industry in Canada or abroad.

You will study and live in Canada for 16 months. This program includes 12 prescribed courses completed over 4 academic terms. The International Accounting and Finance specialization has two intakes (September and January).... [-]


University Preparation Year - Foundation and Bridge Year

Ca' Foscari University of Venice
Campus Full time October 2019 Italy Venice

For those students who have a school background of less than 12 years, or want to get credits in specific subjects or want to improve their abilities in Italian and/or English language, the Ca’ Foscari School for International Education (SIE) offers two preparation programs that help them to bridge the gap: Foundation year and Bridge Year [+]

Masters in Accounting and Finance.

We offer three year-long University Preparation Year programmes (Foundation programmes) aimed at providing students with a solid background in preparation of their studies at a University in Italy. Each programme offers a thematic study track combined with a language component and is designed for students coming from all over the world.

Foundation Year

The Ca' Foscari Foundation Year is designed to give international students the chance to strengthen their academic background before beginning an undergraduate degree in English at a University in Italy. The programme offers courses on the English language, an introduction to Italian and general European history, as well as a basic introduction to the main disciplines of future study. Applications for the 2019/2020 academic year will open in early 2019.... [-]


Master of Accounting and Finance

Al-Ahliyya Amman University
Campus Full time September 2019 Jordan Amman

Master of Accounting and Finance [+]

(M.Sc) of Accounting and Finance (Comprehensive Track) Compulsory Requirements:

0557301 Research Methodology in Accounting & Finance

0557302 Accounting Theory and its Applications in Practice

0557303 Advanced Auditing

0557304 Advanced Cost and Managerial Accounting

0557501 Advanced Financial Management

0557505 Monetary and Financial Markets

0557502 Investment Analysis & Portfolio Management

0557506 Research Project

(M.Sc) of Accounting and Finance (Thesis Track)

Compulsory Requirements:

0557301 Research Methodology in Accounting & Finance

0557302 Accounting Theory and its Applications in Practice

0557303 Advanced Auditing... [-]


International Master in Accounting & Financial Management

EADA Business School Barcelona
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 Spain Barcelona

The program enables participants to pursue a career in one of the "Big 4" Audit and Consulting firms. Participants develop expertise in strategic and management accounting, financial accounting, financial management, reporting procedures and auditing. [+]

Latest Professional PracticeACCA accredited program with exemption from 6 exams Thomson Reuters Eikon Certification Course International business trip to explore and debate real-world challenges Corporate ConnectionsFaculty with extensive professional experience Company visits and conferences On and off-campus recruiting events and corporate presentations International ExposureFaculty from all over the world +50 nationalities in our student body Exchange program with +30 top-ranked partner schools

Participant profile

Recent university graduates with the vision and drive to pursue a career in one of the "Big 4" Audit and Consulting firms.

Average age: 25 years old Average professional experience: work experience welcome, but not required; max. 3 years Educational requirements: undergraduate university degree Dedication: full-time ... [-]

WSB Wroclaw - Master in Finance and Accounting

WSB Wroclaw
Campus Full time 2 years October 2019 Poland Wrocław

The programme includes not only various financial and accounting aspects of the international environment but also improves managements’ competences. This programme is aiming into preparing to the role of the manager who would be able to work on different work markets. The classes are held by the experienced academic teachers, but also by people who are experienced in this field – workers from companies of different trades. [+]

WSB UNIVERSITY IN WROCŁAW Taught in English Full-time PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The field of International Finance and Business Finance is a programme taught fully in English.It gives the opportunity to fulfill the financial-connected education to people, who are already experienced workers, but also to those who would like to work at an international financial market in the future. This programme allows improving business English which is crucial within the international cooperation context.The programme includes not only various financial and accounting aspects of the international environment but also improves managements’ competences. This programme is aiming into preparing to the role of the manager who would be able to work on different work markets.The classes are held by the experienced academic teachers, but also by people who are experienced in this field – workers from companies of different trades. Meetings are held only on weekends – that allows WSB students to combine studies and work. Subjects are planned into 4-hours blocks – workshops. Within the programme, we have planned 3-semester-lasting MA seminar and the possibility of mastering the second foreign language thanks to the Rosette Stone platform.... [-]


Master of Professional Accounting and Finance

Massey Business School
Online Campus Full time Part time 2 - 6 years March 2019 New Zealand Auckland Wellington + 3 more

Join the only master’s programme in New Zealand endorsed by the Chartered Financial Analysts (CFA). The Master of Professional Accountancy and Finance is the only postgraduate degree in New Zealand combining the vital business disciplines of accountancy and finance. [+]

One of a kind

Join the only master’s programme in New Zealand endorsed by the Chartered Financial Analysts (CFA). The Master of Professional Accountancy and Finance is the only postgraduate degree in New Zealand combining the vital business disciplines of accountancy and finance.

The Master of Professional Accountancy and Finance (MPAF) is the only master’s qualification in New Zealand endorsed by the CFA (Chartered Financial Analysts). Massey University is one of only 130 partner universities around the world to have a partnership agreement with the CFA

Elevate your career

The Master of Professional Accountancy and Finance shows a commitment to gaining the business capabilities that are sought-after by potential employers. It will build on your previous study and/or practical work experience to help you develop an excellent understanding of accountancy and finance principles and practical applications. It is the only master's qualification where your study covers both these disciplines.... [-]


Master in Finance and Accounting – ACCA

Sopot University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time Part time 2 years October 2019 Poland Sopot + 1 more

ACCA is a prestigious institution for accounting professionals, offering accounting, finance and managerial qualifications and standards that are significant from the business perspective. ACCA operates in 181 countries. It is recognized by the EU member states. It operates in North and South America, Asia and Australia (more at www.accaglobal.com). [+]

ACCA is the largest and the fastest developing international organization associating finance and accounting professionals. The ACCA qualification is one of the most prestigious qualifications in this field, appreciated by employers worldwide: http://studiujzacca.pl/ and http://accapolska.pl/.

The Sopot University of Applied Science is accredited by ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants), therefore we can offer ACCA Finance and Accounting specialization to the students of second-degree studies.

The specialization is dedicated to the persons who want to achieve a high professional position in the fields of accounting, auditing, and finance.

The specialization program provides the graduates with the opportunity to be exempted from 9 exams that enable acquisition of the ACCA certificate.... [-]


2-year Master in Finance and Accounting

Kozminski University
Campus Full time Part time 2 years October 2019 Poland Warsaw + 1 more

The MSc program prepares students for active careers in international, multicultural business environment. [+]

In 2017 our Master in Finance program was ranked 15th in the world by the Financial Times!

The Master's in Finance and Accounting program is designed in close cooperation with practitioners - representatives of companies and financial institutions. It Delivers in-depth specialized knowledge and develops skills of analyzing complex business problems through combining financial and accounting information with knowledge from other areas. Students will get knowledge about advanced financial tools and techniques and develop skills of their application through workshops and real-life case studies. Through the program, students will be able to develop data gathering and analyses skills, communication skills and ability to use IT tools effectively.... [-]


MIFA Master in Finance and Accounting

University of Economics Prague - Faculty of Finance and Accounting
Campus Full time 2 years April 2019 Czech Republic Prague

The original idea of the MIFA programme was to offer a high-quality programme for all students who see their future in Finance and Accounting. This became a vision that created an exceptional opportunity for those students that take their future into their own hands. [+]

The structure of MIFA programme: 1st semester (30 credits): Intermediate Accounting: Generally Accepted Principles (6 credits) Performance Management (6 credits) International Finance (6 credits) Economics II (6 credits) Corporate Finance (6 credits) 2nd semester (30 credits): Financial Derivatives (6 credits) Understanding Economic and Social Indicators (3 credits) Taxation in the CR and EU (6 credits) Business Valuation (6 credits) Business Ethics (6 credits) One elective course (3 credits) 3rd semester (30 credits): Elective courses (24 credits) with Project (6 credits) or Exchange programme or Internship (30 credits) 4th semester (30 credits): Audit and Assurance (6 credits) Economic Integration (6 credits) Master Thesis and Final state exams (18 credits) Optional courses: Financial Contracting, Financial Reporting under IFRS and US GAAP - Comparison and Case Studies, Fiscal Policy, Taxation of International Employment, Bonds Theory and Praxis, Contemporary Rhetoric, Public Economics, Corporate Governance, Public Economics, Corporate Governance, International Business Strategy, International Trade, Project Management, International Mergers and Acquisitions. Final state exam consists of: Finance Accounting Master Thesis Defense Minimum requirements for MIFA Master programme An academic degree (i.e. a BSc (undergraduate) degree or the equivalent at least 180 ECTS credits or 3 years of full-time studies). Faculty of Finance and Accounting accepts applicants in their last year of Bachelor's studies, but the applicant should be done with the BSc degree before the start of the MSc programme. Proficiency in English. No special tests or internationally recognized language certificates are required. Applicants must prove their English knowledge at the entrance exam. [-]

Master of Finance

Hult International Business School
Campus Full time 1 year August 2019 USA Boston San Francisco United Kingdom London United Arab Emirates Dubai China Shanghai New York Cambridge + 9 more

Hult’s one-year Master of Finance equips you with the foundation necessary to tackle the complex world of corporate financial management. Learn both the language of business and the tactical financial skills needed to make an impact in corporate finance and accounting. [+]

Pursue a career in corporate finance and make an impact within a multinational company.

Hult’s one-year Master of Finance equips you with the foundation necessary to tackle the complex world of corporate financial management. Learn both the language of business and the tactical financial skills needed to make an impact in corporate finance and accounting.

Locations

Start your program in Boston and have the option to rotate to up to two other Hult campuses for your electives as part of our Global Campus Rotation.

Your Master of Finance at a glance

Who is this program for?

Candidates who have recently graduated from university or college, as well as individuals with up to three years of work experience who want to launch a career in the finance function of multinational companies.... [-]


Master’s Programme in Accounting and Finance (MAccFin)

University of St. Gallen (HSG), School of Management, Economics, Law, Social Sciences and International Affairs
Campus Full time 3 semesters September 2019 Switzerland St. Gallen

The Master’s programme in Accounting and Finance (MAccFin) enables you to view financial corporate management from an integrative perspective. Our programme is characterised by its proximity to entrepreneurial practice: topical and relevant issues with case-related approaches to solutions play as important a role as do reputable guest lecturers and close cooperation with selected companies. The MAccFin programme thus creates optimal conditions for a successful career start. [+]

Master’s Programme in Accounting and Finance (MAccFin) Why MAccFin The Master’s Programme in Accounting and Finance (MAccFin) enables you to view financial corporate management from an integrative perspective. Our programme is characterised by its proximity to entrepreneurial practice: topical and relevant issues with case-related approaches to solutions play as important a role as do reputed guest lecturers and close cooperation with selected companies. The MAccFin programme thus creates optimal conditions for a successful career start. Objectives The MAccFin prepares you for responsible activities in the field of financialcorporate management. No matter whether you look at it from the perspective of a management consultant, a controller, an auditor or a banker:• you analyse an organisation’s sustainable financial and earning power, assess the profitability of customers, distribution channels and brands, and issue recommendations for further development;• you are able to put the new technologies and opportunities of digital transformation for specific use in financial management;• you deal with the requirements imposed by the capital market and the regulators;• you create M&A processes;• you conduct management performance assessments and create incentive-compatible management instruments. Student profile Would you like to steer a company’s future development with sustainable success? Would you like to underpin its strategic growth opportunities with key figures and thus hone your arguments? Then you fit our target groupexcellently. As a MAccFin student, you have a great interest in issues of financial management from a CFO’s point of view. Your academic and practical curiosity puts you in a position to not only... [-]