Masters Programs in Accounting and Finance

Compare 49 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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Masters In Management Accounting And Management Control

EAE Business School
Campus Part time 1 year October 2017 Spain Barcelona Madrid + 1 more

The Master in Management Accounting and Control is a modular structure through two different graduate programs: the Graduate Management Graduate Accounting and Management Control. [+]

Master in Management Accounting and Control

The Master in Management Accounting and Control is a modular structure through two different graduate programs: the Graduate Management Graduate Accounting and Management Control.

When running an organization in today's business ecosystem, with a globalized economy and increasingly competitive, information has become a basic factor in the decision making process. For this process can be developed efficiently is essential that the information that supports capture with total accuracy, the business reality that we face.

The accounts are presented as the best tool to capture all this financial information, and is a basic pillar when planning future strategies of the organization. The manager needs to have accurate and useful information for decision-making, and for that the accounts should be organized so that it is the hub of information and business management. ... [-]


Master of Management Studies

Duke Kunshan University
Campus Full time 10 months July 2017 China Kunshan

The Master of Management Studies: Duke Kunshan University program offers students the best of two worlds. The core curriculum is delivered in English by The Fuqua School of Business’s top-ranked faculty at both Duke University in Durham, NC, and at Duke Kunshan University in Kunshan, China. In both locations, you’ll enjoy world-class educational facilities and rigorous, engaging business education. [+]

The Master of Management Studies: Duke Kunshan University program offers students the best of two worlds. The core curriculum is delivered in English by The Fuqua School of Business’s top-ranked faculty at both Duke University in Durham, NC, and at Duke Kunshan University in Kunshan, China. In both locations, you’ll enjoy world-class educational facilities and rigorous, engaging business education. Pursue a Hands-On Business Education with the MMS: Duke Kunshan Program Duke Kunshan University is pioneering a new model of education, training students to rethink the boundaries of global business through active experiential learning for a business education like no other. From our team-based structure, which mimics a collaborative corporate environment, to our instructional design and advanced curriculum, we teach you how to not only thrive in, but also help reinvent, the business world. Both inside and outside of the classroom, the MMS: Duke Kunshan program challenges students to become active thinkers, learners, teammates and leaders. Create the business career you want using the valuable resources a Duke Kunshan University business education has to offer. MMS: Duke Kunshan Academic Courses & Curriculum The business world is booming, and you have 10 months to prepare. Beginning in July each year and running through mid-May, the Master of Management Studies: Duke Kunshan University program is organized into multiple 6- and 2-week terms, with a total of 15 courses. All courses are conducted in English, and Mandarin proficiency is not needed to attend the MMS: Duke Kunshan program. The streamlined MMS: Duke Kunshan curriculum... [-]

Master in Accounting and Business Advisory Services

Towson University - College of Business & Economics
Campus Full time August 2017 USA Towson

The Master in Accounting and Business Advisory Services is fully accredited by AACSB-International (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), the "gold standard" for business education. [+]

Masters in Accounting and Finance. Master in Accounting and Business Advisory Services Why earn an Master in Accounting and Business Advisory Services? Take your career to a new level in one of the fastest growing fields with an M.S. in Accounting and Business Advisory Services, a program offered jointly by Towson University and the University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business. Students who enroll in the program have the opportunity to earn a degree from and be alumnus/na of both institutions. Students may take courses at Towson, UB, or online. The M.S. in Accounting and Business Advisory Services is fully accredited by AACSB-International (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), the "gold standard" for business education. If you already hold a bachelor's degree in accounting from another institution, the additional specialized accounting course work will count toward the 150-hour requirement to sit for the Uniform Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam in Maryland and many other states. Students with bachelor’s degrees in other fields are eligible for the program but must complete additional preparatory course work. B.S./M.S. Accelerated Accounting Program If you are a Towson University undergraduate accounting student, you may be eligible to enroll in the B.S./M.S. Accelerated Accounting Program. This 5-year program allows you to not only earn the additional 30 credits to sit for the CPA exam but you will be eligible to earn a master’s degree at the same time. It is the only AACSB accelerated program of its kind offered in Maryland. Accounting majors with a... [-]

Master of Accounting

Iowa State University College of Business
Campus Full time 2 semesters January 2018 USA Ames

The Master of Accounting program is designed to meet the needs of accountants in public or private accounting focusing on interpreting and analyzing accounting information for decision-making. This program allows undergraduate accounting majors to complete an advanced degree while pursuing the additional hours needed to meet the 150 hour requirement in most states to become a Certified Public Accountant. [+]

The Master of Accounting program is designed to meet the needs of accountants in public or private accounting focusing on interpreting and analyzing accounting information for decision-making. This program allows undergraduate accounting majors to complete an advanced degree while pursuing the additional hours needed to meet the 150 hour requirement in most states to become a Certified Public Accountant. Graduates comply with the Iowa Standards for Certification upon passing the Uniform Certified Public Accounting examination. Applicants to the program should have a strong academic record. Requirements for admission will generally be: GPA above a 3.25 (junior/senior GPA will be considered if better than overall) Grades of no worse than a B in all required accounting courses. Completed at least four upper division accounting courses, including Acct 387 Demonstrate strong professional communication skills through the required essays GMAT score of at least 50th percentile* GMAT writing of at least 4.5* Additional factors that will be considered are: Professional work experience including internships Leadership experience Strong references from professional work experience and faculty Convincing rationale for pursuing the degree Our Master of Accounting faculty are respected nationally and have been making a difference as editors and co-editors of the top journals in their areas of expertise. Our accounting faculty host annual training conferences for continuing education credits and provide external consulting. These external experiences provide a link for our students from the classroom to the real-world practice. This program is designed for undergraduate accounting majors. Applicants that do not have an undergraduate... [-]

Master of Quantitative Finance

Rutgers Business School - Newark and New Brunswick
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Newmarket

Financial managers and related professionals are playing an increasingly important role in mergers, consolidations, global expansion, and financing, where their extensive specialized knowledge helps to reduce risks and maximize profit. [+]

Masters in Accounting and Finance. Financial managers and related professionals are playing an increasingly important role in mergers, consolidations, global expansion, and financing, where their extensive specialized knowledge helps to reduce risks and maximize profit. The role of these professionals is also changing in response to technological advances; finance professionals now perform more analysis and serve directly with senior management in planning for profit maximization. The Rutgers Master of Quantitative Finance Program is a unique and exciting degree program designed to prepare you for employment in this interdisciplinary, technologically sophisticated, specialized field. [-]

Master in Business Research (MMBR)

Mannheim Business School
Campus Full time 24 months September 2017 Germany Mannheim

The Mannheim Master in Business Research (MMBR) is a consecutive Master-degree program, culminating in the academic degree Master of Science (M.Sc.). The MMBR is a quantitatively-oriented program with a clear focus on business research. The program is ideal for excellent students who would like to prepare for a structured PhD program at the Center for Doctoral Studies in Business (CDSB), which is supported by the Excellence Initiative. [+]

Master in Business Research (MMBR) Structure and Contents The Mannheim Master in Business Research (MMBR) is a consecutive Master-degree program, culminating in the academic degree Master of Science (M.Sc.). The MMBR is a quantitatively-oriented program with a clear focus on business research. The program is ideal for excellent students who would like to prepare for a structured PhD program at the Center for Doctoral Studies in Business (CDSB), which is supported by the Excellence Initiative. Bachelor graduates striving for a non-academic career in a quantitative area of Business (e.g. investment banking, market research, logistics and supply chain optimization, etc.). Specialized The chairs of the Business School of the University of Mannheim cover a broad spectrum of Business areas. Therefore, students enjoy a large course in a broad variety of Business specializations tracks: Accounting Track Finance Track Information Systems Track Management Track Marketing Track Operations Track Taxation Track Generally, you decide which track you would like to choose when applying for the program. After that, a change of tracks is usually not possible. International The MMBR is offered completely in English language and open for international students. All students are prepared optimally for an international career, both in the academic and non-academic field. Strong in Research The MMBR distinguishes itself through a strong and above average focus on research. The program offers an ideal preparation for a structured PhD program as offered by the Center for Doctoral Studies in Business (CDSB). MMBR graduates can abbreviate the PhD program offered by the... [-]

Bloomberg Media Initiative Africa Executive Training Program

Strathmore Business School (SBS)
Campus Part time 6 months January 2018 Kenya Nairobi

The Bloomberg Media Initiative Africa (BMIA) aims to increase the pipeline of skilled financial journalists and analysts, embracing a data-driven journalism culture across Africa. If well trained, the contribution that financial journalists and development experts can make as continental informers, educators and watchdogs is significant. [+]

Masters in Accounting and Finance. It is well documented that many key economies on the African continent are growing in leaps and ​bounds, yet the positive impact on development and progress in civil society is not fully realised. T​he role that journalism plays in society and democracy cannot be underestimated. The Bloomberg Media Initiative Africa (BMIA) aims to increase the pipeline of skilled financial journalists and analysts, embracing a data-driven journalism culture across Africa. If well trained, the contribution that financial journalists and development experts can make as continental informers, educators and watchdogs is significant. This interactive and hands-on program aims to enhance the skills and knowledge of media professionals to better serve the public interest as a critical part of continental development and progress. Bloomberg has collaborated with a consortium of pre-eminent journalism schools and top business schools across three key African markets to deliver a highly innovative, integrated and practical world-class executive training program that is firmly rooted in African market realities. Delegates will receive copies of “The Bloomberg Way”, a guide for reporters and editors written by Matthew Winkler, Editor-in-Chief Emeritus, Bloomberg News. During the six-month program, delegates will also be granted a free subscription to the Bloomberg Professional Service. This subscription will give delegates free access to the world-class analytics, key industry data, market moving news and analysis that the Bloomberg Professional Service provides​. Who should apply? This program has been developed primarily for mid-career journalists, financial professionals with an interest in financial journalism, government professionals... [-]

Master of Accountancy

University of Denver | Daniels College of Business
Campus Full time Part time 9 - 36 months September 2017 USA Denver + 1 more

The Master of Accountancy program at the Daniels School of Accountancy provides rigorous training in accounting fundamentals with specialties in business valuation, assurance, taxation or information analytics. [+]

Join the University of Denver’s Daniels College of Business for a special presentation about their top-ranked graduate business programs. You will learn about their admissions process, scholarship opportunities, why Denver was voted #1 best place to live in the United States, and much more. There will also be an opportunity to have individual questions answered by their Graduate Admissions Managers. Discover Daniels International Student Webinars: Thursday, February 16 4 - 5 p.m. (MST) Register HERE Wednesday, March 1 8 - 9 a.m. (MST) Register HERE A masters in accounting: calculated success with immeasurable opportunities. Start this Fall. Full-tuition scholarships available. The Master of Accountancy program at the Daniels School of Accountancy provides rigorous training in accounting fundamentals with specialties in business valuation, assurance, taxation or information analytics. Whether your background is in business or liberal arts, customized degree plans ensure graduates have the fundamental business knowledge, practical experience and accounting skills sought by top employers. The best indicator of the program’s strength is the success of our graduates: Nearly 100 percent of our domestic MAcc graduates accept positions within three months of graduation and many of those job offers stem from internships at top accounting firms, such as PricewaterhouseCoopers, Deloitte, Ernst & Young, KPMG and Grant Thornton. The success of our students is reflected in our rankings: Daniels is the only business school in Colorado to receive high rankings from BusinessWeek, the Financial Times and U.S. News and World Report. Here you will find a detailed brochure for the MS... [-]

Master of / Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Accounting (Mixed-mode)

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Faculty of Business
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 Hong Kong Kowloon + 1 more

The Master of Professional Accounting (MPA) programme is a conversion Master's programme aiming to provide business degree graduates with an intensive education in accounting and related [+]

Master of / Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Accounting (Mixed-mode)

The Master of Professional Accounting (MPA) programme is a conversion Master's programme aiming to provide business degree graduates with an intensive education in accounting and related knowledge and skills. Students' achievement is targeted at two levels:

To become professional user, preparer, and auditor of accounting information upon completion of the Postgraduate Diploma; To become expert user of accounting information for making executive decisions upon completion of the Master’s degree.

The completion of seven core subjects leads to the award of the Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Accounting (PgDPA). On completion of the PPA components, graduates will be able to:... [-]


Master of Professional Accounting (12 subjects)

Charles Sturt University
Campus or Online Full time Part time 18 - 36 months July 2017 Australia Port Macquarie + 1 more

Designed to build upon previous non-accounting undergraduate studies and work experience, our program complements existing qualifications with a professional accounting qualification designed to meet the academic requirements of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and CPA Australia. [+]

CSU's accredited Master of Professional Accounting is an ideal platform for a dynamic and exciting business career. Designed to build upon previous non-accounting undergraduate studies and work experience, our program complements existing qualifications with a professional accounting qualification designed to meet the academic requirements of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and CPA Australia. Why study this course? As well as meeting the academic requirements of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and CPA Australia, CSU's Master of Professional Accounting provides practical and relevant skills, opening the way to many vocational choices in areas of financial management, public practice, commerce and industry, government and semi-government organisations and accounting education. Our program is via online study, or international students may choose on campus study at our Port Macquarie campus or with the CSU Study Centres in Brisbane, Melbourne or Sydney. Online students will have subjects taught using a range of blended learning techniques, which may include online study materials, video-captured lectures, online meetings, subject forums and additional study resources. You can also fast-track your degree by completing up to four subjects per session. The Master of Professional Accounting will prepare you to: undertake and evaluate the conceptual basis of accounting and financial decision-making understand, evaluate and apply the principles of current accounting practice recognise and analyse the impact of the business environment on accounting theory and its application, including the regulatory requirements controlling the accounting process. Admission information Master of Professional Accounting (12 subjects) For entry to the Master... [-]

Master's Degree In Financial Management And Advanced Accounting

Jaume I University (Universitat Jaume I)
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Spain Castellón

This master gives the student an advanced training in the field of financial economics and accounting that will allow them to join in teams to develop their activity in the world of research or business. It also will allow them to actively integrate into any public body. [+]

Masters in Accounting and Finance. This master gives the student an advanced training in the field of financial economics and accounting that will allow them to join in teams to develop their activity in the world of research or business. It also will allow them to actively integrate into any public body. The business world needs professionals who are able to meet the challenges of current and future management in a more internationalized and competitive environment every day. Within the management of the company, current practitioners are required a deeper and more specialized much of the theoretical and practical aspects contemplated in the content of this master knowledge. Coordination: Juan Carlos Saez Matallín, Vicent Aragó Manzana and M.Teresa Balaguer Coll. Department of Finance and Accounting. UJI. Number of credits: 60 ECTS credits Duration: one academic year (October 2017 / September 2018) Language of teaching: Spanish Mode: (October 2017 / June 2018) Price: pending publication (2016: € 46.20 / credit) [-]

Master in Accounting & Financial Management

Stockholm School of Economics
Campus Full time 2 years August 2017 Sweden Stockholm

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

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: ... [-]

Master in Accounting

Brawijaya University
Campus Full time Part time July 2017 Indonesia Malang

Vision: To become a master studies program that brings together internationally renowned accounting learning and research with the values ​​of divinity, humanity, and support to the environment. [+]

Masters in Accounting and Finance. Master in Accounting The Master of Accounting Program (PMA) is accredited with "A" at "BAN PT" and by ABEST International. Vision To become a master studies program that brings together internationally renowned accounting learning and research with the values ​​of divinity, humanity, and support to the environment. Mission Implement higher education and research in the field of accounting quality to the interest of the stakeholders, with an approach of continuous quality improvement, relevant and practical studies, ethical behavior, environmental insight and an international outlook. Objectives To form professionals with an holistic, rational, ethical, and intuitive mindset. To generate knowledge in the accounting field under a multiparadigma vision, that efficiently analyzes the dichotomy in modern accounting, both theoretically and empirically. Motto To share, to care and to be fair (Work towards the best achievements possible, through joint work, with the awareness of sharing the benefits and goodness, foster care and maintain fairness) [-]

Master of Accounting and Financial Management

La Trobe University
Campus Full time 2 years March 2018 Australia Melbourne

Broaden your career opportunities with our two-year Master of Accounting and Financial Management. This course is a pathway to a professional accounting qualification if you haven't completed an undergraduate degree in accounting and financial management. You can build on your studies in engineering, medicine, science or the arts to work in key areas of management and finance. [+]

Broaden your career opportunities with our two-year Master of Accounting and Financial Management. This course is a pathway to a professional accounting qualification if you haven't completed an undergraduate degree in accounting and financial management. You can build on your studies in engineering, medicine, science or the arts to work in key areas of management and finance. La Trobe is one of the top three business and economics research universities in Victoria. We are partnered with CPA Australia, the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia and the Globally Responsible Leadership Initiative. We are also a signatory to the United Nations' Principles of Responsible Management Education. These partnerships ensure we offer a highly regarded, global perspective on business and finance. Senior business people regularly present guest lectures, giving you real-world context and opportunities to network with people in your field. Opportunities to study overseas include student exchange programs with our partner universities in over 30 countries, including the University of Innsbruck, Copenhagen Business School, the Berlin School of Economics and France's BEM Management School. English Language Requirements IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0. TOEFL Paper-based Test: minimum score of 575 (minimum score of 5 in the Test of Written English). TOEFL Internet-based Test: minimum score of 80 with minimum overall for SLR 18; W 22. La Trobe Melbourne (ELICOS): Completion of the English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 6B at La Trobe Melbourne with minimum 60 per cent overall and 60 per cent in... [-]

MSc in International Accounting, Auditing, and Financial Management

International Hellenic University (IHU)
Campus Full time Part time 12 months October 2017 Greece Thessaloniki + 1 more

The International Hellenic University is Greece’s first state university, where programmes are taught exclusively in English. It already attracts a strong international academic faculty [+]

Masters in Accounting and Finance. The International Hellenic University is Greece’s first state university, where programmes are taught exclusively in English. It already attracts a strong international academic faculty and outstanding students from Southeast and other European and Black Sea countries. As a state University, all degrees awarded are accredited by the Government and are recognized in the European Union and internationally. The Programme The MSc in International Accounting, Auditing, and Financial Management has been developed by experts with experience in international accounting, auditing, and finance in both academia and industry. The MSc combines accounting and auditing knowledge with expertise in finance, which helps students gain the necessary knowledge of the international accounting and finance environment. Ideal Career Path The Careers Office of the International Hellenic University provides you with focused events, access to career information, vacancy information, career fairs, Erasmus opportunities and internships. The programme supports students who aim for careers as: - Accountants - Auditors - Consultants in accounting, auditing, tax and financial management - Tax revenue officers - Corporate Lawyers Programme Structure Core modules: Accounting and Financial Analysis| Auditing| Accountability, Governance and Regulation| Management Accounting| Credit Analysis for Bank Loan Decision Making| Foundations of Finance |Corporate Finance | Quantitative Methods Elective modules (you can choose four): Taxation | | Advanced Auditing | Accounting Information Systems | Transfer Pricing | Advanced Company Valuation | Corporate Governance Sustainability: Accounting and Reporting | Accounting Fraud Examination | Ethics in Accounting Banking Legal Environment | Financial Regulation | Accounting for Derivatives... [-]