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.
The Master’s Programme in Accounting and Finance (MAccFin) enables you to view financial corporate management from an integrative perspective. [+]
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. [+]
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 CFAElevate 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. ... [-]
The 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. [+]
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 ... [-]
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.... [-]
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 Second Cycle Degree Programme produces experts in accounting data, planning management control systems, setting out finance strategies and auditing business risk. [+]
The MSc program prepares students for active careers in international, multicultural business environment. [+]
The training aims to train executives and professionals in accounting-finance. [+]
The training aims to train executives and professionals in accounting-finance.
This training lasts two years.
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. ... [-]
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. [+]
A program designed so you can get a practice, actual training, updated and multiply your opportunities in an exciting job market and high demand: Finance and Taxation. In past editions students have managed to enter the labor market. [+]
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. [+]
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. [+]