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, Control And Auditing

Université Internationale de Casablanca
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Morocco Casablanca

This course is spread over 4 semesters and offers training for students wishing to continue their professional career in accounting, financial control and auditing organizations. [+]

Masters in Accounting and Finance. This course is spread over 4 semesters and offers training for students wishing to continue their professional career in accounting, financial control and auditing organizations. The objective of this course is to give the participants a vast culture in control and steering of the organizations, enabling them to master the concepts, methods and tools of management control, audit and accounting. The program integrates the new tools of international standardization in accounting, control and auditing. The training lasts 2 years, corresponding respectively to M1 and M2. Admissions in M1 Access to the first year of the Master (M1) requires a Bachelor's degree in Management and Economics or an equivalent degree (Bac +3) in management or other similar formations whose relevance will be assessed by the " educational team. TERMS OF ACCESS The selection follows: Case Study French test: drafting test English test: For UIC graduates: B1 CEFR Level test For graduates from other institutions: B2 CEFR Level test Oral talk about the general culture and the potential of the student to succeed in the chosen Master. OPPORTUNITIES Opportunities Professionals At the end of the Master Accounting Control and Audit, the graduates of this specialty go: Or to auditing and auditing, the CCA Master program of which is the preferred access route since it offers the exemption, teaching units of national accounting diplomas, (Financial controller, treasury manager, internal auditor, accounting manager, etc.), in which they are eligible for accounting and financial management positions; Or towards a PhD... [-]

Master of Accountancy in Financial Accounting

Rutgers Business School - Newark and New Brunswick
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Newmarket 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 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. [+]

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 [-]

2-year Master in Finance and Accounting

Kozminski University
Campus Full time Part time 2 years October 2017 Poland Warsaw + 1 more

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

Masters in Accounting and Finance. 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. Check our Double Degree Master in Finance and Accounting with the University of Porto! http://www.kozminski.edu.pl/porto/ The program studies is addressed to candidates who bind their professional future with accounting in the broad sense and selected discipline of finance, in which they want to specialize. Knowledge, skills and attitudes offered by the program enable effective functioning both in disciplines connected and not connected with business, during work for somebody and by oneself. AVAILABLE SPECIALIZATIONS: - Corporate Finance - Corporate Reporting and Accounting - International Anti-Money Laundering WHAT YOU CAN GAIN FROM YOUR STUDIES: - Advanced knowledge of financial management, investment, and banking, based on case studies and active learning. - Skill improvement with analysis, investment planning, financial problem solving, and consulting. - Hands-on knowledge of global accounting standards and practices. - Skills in consulting, effective communication, and work... [-]

International Master in Accounting & Financial Management

EADA - Escuela de Alta Dirección y Administración
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Spain Barcelona

The International Master in Accounting and Finance programme 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. [+]

International Master in Accounting and Finance

Average age: 24 years old Language: English Average professional experience: work experience welcome, but not required; max. 4 years Educational requirements: university degree Dedication: full time

 

The International Master in Accounting and Finance programme 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. A focus of the programme is the industry project which participants carry out in groups during the final six months of the programme.... [-]


Master of Professional Accounting and Finance

Massey Business School
Campus or Online Full time Part time 2 - 6 years March 2018 New Zealand Auckland Wellington + 2 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 masters qualification where your study covers both these disciplines. ... [-]


Master In Accounting And Finance

Catholic University of Central Africa
Campus 2 years September 2017 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. ... [-]

Master in Accounting and Finance

VUZF University
Campus or Online Full time Part time October 2017 Bulgaria Sofia

The education in master’s degree in accounting and finance is actually aimed to the needs of private companies and governmental sector. The teaching and learning process is designed in such a way to develop creative thinking and iniciative along with an ability to make rational management decisions. Students acquire the theoretical skills in the fields of accounting that will help them become good professionals. They also have a chance to obtain skills in finance and accounting along with management accounting. [+]

Masters in Accounting and Finance. The education in master’s degree in accounting and finance is actually aimed to the needs of private companies and governmental sector. The teaching and learning process is designed in such a way to develop creative thinking and iniciative along with an ability to make rational management decisions. Students acquire the theoretical skills in the fields of accounting that will help them become good professionals. They also have a chance to obtain skills in finance and accounting along with management accounting. Students gain wide knowledge in the sphere of finance, crediting, business and economic management, and information technology. They acquire some analytical skills in managing economical processes in the fields of finance, accounting and control of cash flows. Those who obtain master’s degree in accounting and finance may find career realization as financial specialists, managers, head of accounting departments, analysts etc. [-]

Master in Finance and Accounting – ACCA

Sopot University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time Part time 2 years October 2017 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. 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). The Sopot University of Applied Science is the only non-public university in Northern Poland offering second-degree studies in the field of ACCA FINANCE AND ACCOUNTING, with simultaneous possibility of realizing postgraduate studies in the field of FINANCE AND ACCOUNTING. The studies end with acquisition of a master’s degree and/or a certificate of completion of postgraduate studies. Why choose second-degree studies in ACCA finance and accounting? ACCA provides comprehensive and practical knowledge in the field of finance and accounting, which enables working in a variety of positions. ACCA teaches modern enterprise management,... [-]

Master of Management: International Accounting and Finance

University of Windsor, Graduate
Campus Full time 16 months September 2017 Canada Windsor

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

Masters in Accounting and Finance. Program Overview Investing in your education with the Master of Management - International Accounting and Finance, will provide you with 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). In addition to your academic studies, students also participate in the Master of Management Employment Program. Facilitated jointly by the Odette Career and Placement Services and the Centre for Executive and Professional Education, the program guides students towards the development of their Career Portfolio and builds the skills necessary to obtain employment upon graduation. Intakes: September and January Course offerings The Master of Management classes will be conducted over four terms with students taking three courses at a time. Here is a list of tentative prescribed course offerings: Accounting Concepts and Techniques Finance in a Global Perspective Managing Employees Marketing International Business Quantitative Studies International Financial Reporting International Financial Management Business Strategy Consolidated Financial Statements Accounting Systems Control & Auditing Corporate Governance All Master of Management students participate in a Business Communications Workshop on campus during... [-]

Master's Degree in Accounting and Finance (Business Administration Curriculum)

Ca' Foscari University of Venice
Campus Full time October 2017 Italy Venice

This Second Cycle Degree Programme produces experts in accounting data, planning management control systems, setting out finance strategies and auditing business risk. [+]

This graduate programme produces experts in accounting data, planning management control systems, setting out finance strategies and auditing business risk. It offers any necessary effective grounding in order to operate within companies and local authorities in positions related to corporate accounting, finance and management control. The Business Administration curriculum is fully taught in English. This degree programme offers the possibility to get a double/joint degree with other European Universities. - Double Degree with Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Paris-Europe (France). At the end of their study programme students can be awarded with a double degree : Laurea Magistrale in Amministrazione, finanza e controllo of Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia and Master in Management of ESCP-Europe. Link to the Degree Programme page Link to the apply procedure page Access to the programme Restricted. Places available are 270 (180 for the Administrative Consultancy curriculum and 90 for the Business Administration curriculum). Admission to the programme is subjected to the evaluation of the minimum curricular requirements and personal preparation. Moreover, certified knowledge of the English language at least at B2 level is required. Admission requirements To be admitted to this Second Cycle Degree Programme students must possess a proper individual educational background and the minimum curricular requirements. Occupational profiles This Second Cycle Degree Programme offers any necessary effective grounding to operate within companies and local authorities, holding positions related to corporate accounting and finance including management control. Furthermore, graduates may be employed at consulting companies and work on a self-employed basis. [-]

Master in Accounting & Financial Management

Stockholm School of Economics
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Sweden Stockholm

Prepares you for careers such as Financial Analyst, Business Controller, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) & Investment Banker. [+]

Masters in Accounting and Finance. As a graduate from our program you will have a deep understanding of how financial and non-financial controls can be integrated and used for steering purposes in multinational companies, how large companies report to external share- and stakeholders and how those evaluate the financial and non-financial performance of companies. Key topics include financial reporting principles, business control, capital budgeting, financial analysis and corporate valuation. In all our courses we take an analytical and international perspective. For example, in the financial reporting core courses we do not teach Swedish GAAP but rather focus on the main concepts and principles that lie behind most international accounting standards such as IFRS. Consequently, the insights you get in the program remains valuable also when concrete financial standards change. We see accounting as a language you need to understand in order to properly analyze and understand a business corporation. As an exclusive program with relatively low numbers of students, we can offer an intimate and creative learning environment. Our faculty (all active researchers) is engaged in pedagogical development and intrigued by the learning journey of our students. The program is thoughtfully designed to encompass a variety of pedagogical methods such as lectures, group work, case teaching and a high degree of real-world examples. With close connections to the business community we are also able to have frequent guest lectures by top management of multinational firms. Specific program requirements: A Bachelor degree with at least 90 ECTS in Business Administration (including... [-]

Master in International Management · Accounting & Finance

IUBH School of Business and Management (for non-EU students)
Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2017 Germany Berlin Bad Honnef + 1 more

The Master International Management · Accounting & Finance prepares you for working in and with global finance markets. Over four semesters, you will gain... [+]

Master in International Management · Accounting & Finance

 

The Master International Management · Accounting & Finance prepares you for working in and with global finance markets. Over four semesters, you will gain skills in planning, deploying and monitoring financial resources in international organisations.Focus on Accounting & FinanceBusiness activities on international markets have much to do with investment, financing and financial risk. This major develops the competencies you will need to make international financing decisions. You will also learn how to record them in financial statements in accordance with international financial reporting standards.There is a strong focus on financial options on international capital markets as well as on international reporting standards. The programme also builds a foundation in investment analysis and portfolio management. This will allow you to manage investment portfolios and to optimise the financial performance of organisations.... [-]


Accounting And Finance

Instituto Superior de Contabilidade e Administração do Porto
Campus October 2017 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. [+]

Masters in Accounting and Finance. 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. At the same time we intend to develop research skills, directed to the applied research methodologies, promoting the application of acquired knowledge in finding solutions to the issues and specific problems, the area of ​​Accounting and Finance, that organizations face. The definition of the curriculum and the distribution of credits by courses were defined in order to harmonize and balance a specialized technical training in the field of Accounting and Finance with a general scientific training. At the end of the course, the Master in Accounting and Finance should be able to: Know and analyze, critique, and justifiably, the techniques, the tools and methodologies of Accounting and Finance area... [-]

Master of Accounting & Finance (MAccFin)

HELP University
Campus Full time October 2017 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 programme 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 learnt 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. Subject Listing Introductory Case & Research Methodology (non-credit subject) Core Subjects (8 units) Fundamentals of Accounting Financial Accounting and Reporting Accounting Principles and Theory Management Accounting Financial Management Fundamentals of Business Law Business Economics Information Processes, Controls and Communication Accounting and Management Electives Management Theory & Practice Corporate Governance and Accountability Other Electives – available when subject(s) offered Advanced Auditing & Assurance Contemporary Accounting Issues Facing Business Assessment: Exam (50%) + 2 Assignments... [-]