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A masters refers to the completion of a graduate study program that prepares students to further their knowledge of a specific subject or advance their careers. The majority of masters are granted by state or public universities.

Accounting is often referred to as the “language of business.” It is a process which measures a business or organization’s financial and economic activity. There are various organizations within the field of accounting that assist with this process. Some of these groups may include standard-setters, professional bodies, and accounting firms.

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Master of Accountancy (Mac)

Golden Gate University
Campus or Online Full time Part time 1 - 4 years September 2017 USA San Francisco USA Online + 2 more

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. [+]

Best Distance learning Masters in Accounting 2017. Master of Accountancy (Mac) 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. Students may pursue the MAc in-person -- part-time during the evening or full-time during the day -- or online at their own pace. The full-time day MAc is an intensive cohort? program that allows students to complete the degree in as little as 12 months, and provides extensive support for securing employment after graduation. 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. STUDENT TESTIMONIALS PROGRAM FORMATS Earn the MAc degree on campus or online -- at your own pace or on a fixed schedule with a group of peers. - COHORT NON-COHORT Course Delivery in-person in-person and / or online Pace fixed schedule self-paced Course Load full-time part- or full-time Completion Time 12 months 2 - 4 years Enrollment fixed start term (July) start any term LEARNING OUTCOMES Graduates of the master of accountancy program will demonstrate: The ability to identify accounting issues, research and effectively communicate the results in writing. The ability to identify accounting issues, research and effectively communicate the results orally. Knowledge and understanding of a diverse range of subjects relevant to a future career as an accountant. A nonexhaustive list of topics includes financial accounting principles and doctrines, auditing, internal controls, accounting information systems, managerial accounting, fraud examination, taxation, business law, economics, finance, international business, forensic accounting and data analysis techniques. An understanding of the business, legal, professional and ethical context for a career as a professional accountant, and will be able to identify and appropriately act when ethical dilemmas are encountered in the activities of a professional accountant. INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES All students are encouraged to participate in an internship for experience and course credit. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS The Master of Accountancy program requires 45 units of graduate coursework beyond proficiency courses (which depends on each student's background but can range from 0 - 12 units in math, economics, and finance). The core courses make up 33 units and 12 units in either the general, forensic, or taxation concentrations. Students may be admitted to advanced program courses before the completion of the foundation program, but must complete the foundation by the time 12 units have been earned in the advanced program. Cohort Program Admission Requirements [-]

Master of Professional Accounting (MPAC)

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)
Campus or Online Full time Part time 2 - 12 years February 2017 Australia Toowoomba Springfield + 2 more

If you want to become an accountant and already have a bachelor or 8-unit non-accounting master's degree , the Master of Professional Accounting will get you there. The emphasis is on practical experience and preparing you thoroughly for the accounting profession through this master’s conversion program. [+]

Accounting is critical Accounting is a critical component of any company or institution. Accounting as a profession has seen a major shift in recent decades, from a strictly financial focus of economic accountability to a more complex role within business organisations and management. The accounting profession has also expanded to include areas such as information systems, insolvency and forensic investigations. Change to a career in accounting If you want to become an accountant and already have a bachelor or 8-unit non-accounting master's degree , the Master of Professional Accounting will get you there. The emphasis is on practical experience and preparing you thoroughly for the accounting profession through this master’s conversion program. Professional accreditation Graduates of the Master of Professional Accounting will meet the educational entrance requirements of both the CPA Australia and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ), as long as a certain list of subjects are studied. This provides Associate membership of CPA Australia, eligibility to study the CPA Australia professional exams and eligibility to study the CAANZ professional exams. Successful completion of the Master of Professional Accounting can qualify students for exemptions from the Fundamental level (9 papers) of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) exams. For further details please refer to the ACCA website. Career outcomes As a graduate, your career opportunities may include public accountant, chartered accountant, company accountant, company secretary, financial administrator, investment advisor, forensic accountant, in the government (in the tax department, audit office, treasury and local government), or in financial institutions including banks and building societies. Entry Requirements 3-year bachelor degree or equivalent from a recognised institution. English Language Requirements All students are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent. If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program. [-]

Master of Accounting and Taxation

Barney School of Business
Campus or Online Full time Part time 1 - 5 years September 2017 USA West Hartford + 1 more

The University of Hartford, Barney School of Business offers a variety of programs for students seeking advanced education in the fields of Accounting and Taxation. Students can earn the master’s degree in as few as seven months, or at their own pace, and meet the 150-hour CPA licensing requirement... [+]

Best Distance learning Masters in Accounting 2017. The University of Hartford, Barney School of Business offers a variety of programs for students seeking advanced education in the fields of Accounting and Taxation. Students can earn the master’s degree in as few as seven months, or at their own pace, and meet the 150-hour CPA licensing requirement. Our programs are taught by full-time resident faculty and adjunct faculty who have a wealth of knowledge in the field. Students can choose from online and in-class options and our rolling admissions process allows new students to enroll in the fall, spring, and summer terms. For students seeking certificate programs, our accounting certificate provides students who have an undergraduate degree in a field other than accounting the opportunity to take a series of essential undergraduate accounting courses. Students with a master’s degree in accounting, a JD degree, or who are current CPAs may take a series of graduate taxation courses in the Post-Graduate Taxation Certificate program. Master of Science in Accounting and Taxation – Financial/Assurance and Taxation Tracks The MSAT program is designed for students who seek to develop or advance a career in professional accounting or taxation in industry, public accounting, government, or not-for-profit organizations. The program of study meets the needs of students with undergraduate degrees in accounting who wish a fifth year of study to meet CPA licensing requirements, as well as those students with non-accounting or nonbusiness undergraduate degrees. This program offers a traditional course format in the evening that can be done at one’s own pace. In addition, many of the required classes are taught on-line. The MSAT program may be completed on a full- or part-time basis. The length of time to complete the program can be as little as 7 months and up to 5 years. Students may adjust their schedule based on their needs, however, students are generally expected to complete the degree within 5 years of starting the program. MSAT prerequisites Applicants must produce evidence of successful completion of two semesters of introductory accounting. Applicants without the introductory accounting courses will be required to take MBA 612 Accounting Concepts. In addition to the introductory accounting requirements, applicants must present evidence of the completion of the following basic accounting core courses that are traditionally taught as part of an undergraduate accounting major or equivalent: Financial Reporting Theory I-II-III Cost Management Federal Income Tax Concepts Auditing Concepts and Problems Students without the prerequisites will complete the courses as part of the program. Undergraduate courses must be taken at an institution that grants a baccalaureate degree in accounting and is regionally accredited. Undergraduate courses will be billed at undergraduate rates. Curriculum The MSAT program offers two tracks. The first track is designed for those students who are interested in careers in financial and assurance services. The courses in this track contain information that is of particular interest to the public financial reporting and assurance services functions. The taxation track is designed for students who are interested in careers in taxation both within public accounting and in industry. Degree requirements normally constitute 30 credit hours of specified courses, including five accounting courses and five open business elective courses beyond the requirements for an undergraduate accounting major. 100% Online MSAT Taxation Track If you are from outside the Greater Hartford area or are looking for an Online Masters of Science in Accounting and Taxation program with a focus in Taxation, the 100% Online MSAT Program may be right for you! The 100% Online Taxation Track program is offered in conjunction with our traditional MSAT program giving students the opportunity to complete their entire program online. Students take their required taxation courses and selected elective classes in the Virtual Campus in a condensed 6 or 7 week time frame that allows busy professionals the opportunity to schedule courses around their work schedules. Students also have the ability to choose from a wide array of electives offered online by the Barney School of Business to tailor the program to meet their specific needs. Students who live in the Greater Hartford area are welcome to take some courses in the classroom during convenient evening hours, if they choose, offering students the ultimate in flexibility! Our 100% Online Master of Science in Accounting and Taxation – Taxation Track is designed for those who seek to develop or advance a career in taxation in industry, public accounting, or government. Course work focuses on taxation and attracts a broad range of students from recent undergraduates taking coursework to qualify for the CPA Exam -- to mid-career individuals seeking to broaden their education in taxation -- to well-experienced professionals in both public accounting and private companies. Curriculum Students must take 5 required courses in taxation and may choose their 5 electives from a selection of accounting, management, finance, marketing, and MBA courses. Students have 5 years to complete the 30 credits of graduate work. [-]

Master of Accounting and Financial Management (MAFM)

DeVry University
Campus or Online Full time 3 semesters Open Enrollment USA Chicago Manhattan Pomona Fremont Sherman Oaks + 4 more

Taught from the practitioner's perspective, our curriculum in the Master of Accounting & Financial Management (MAFM) degree program can help you master the skills necessary to break through in the world of accounting and finance. [+]

Taught from the practitioner's perspective, our curriculum in the Master of Accounting & Financial Management (MAFM) degree program can help you master the skills necessary to break through in the world of accounting and finance. The Master of Accounting and Financial Management program covers more than management coursework to provide an education that includes accounting and financial skills, with classes in managerial accounting, financial analysis, external and operational auditing, and taxation. The Master of Accounting and Financial Management degree program is available at the following locations: Chicago Loop ( Chicago, IL) New York ( Midtown Manhattan, NY)* Pomona ( Los Angeles, CA) Fremont ( San Francisco, CA) Sherman Oaks ( Los Angeles, CA) TUITION - Click Here About DeVry University. If you are looking for an undergraduate or graduate college degree program, consider DeVry University. We offer small class sizes, a year-round enrollment every 8 weeks with processing new or transfer I-20, and degree completion programs. At DeVry, you can earn a reputable degree from an accredited* university respected by top employers around the globe. Classes start every 8 weeks: January, March, May, July, September, and November DeVry University has locations across the United States, including 6 campuses specially equipped to address and service the needs of international students in their pursuit of a successful career. Chicago, IL (Loop & Campbell) Fremont, CA (San Francisco) Pomona, CA (Los Angeles) Sherman Oaks, CA (Los Angeles) New York City, NY Student life at DeVry University DeVry University offers a wide range of activities and clubs, including many professional organizations, in which students can participate. Most activities are planned by the student government or activity organization at each campus. In addition, several curriculum-related organizations, such as computer and electronics clubs, are offered, as are student-produced newspapers and special interest groups in such areas as chess, martial arts, and photography. A variety of intramural sports and field trip activities are also available. Activities and clubs vary by location. US Career Experience Program (USCEP) Would you like to earn hands on experience while attending school in the US? DeVry University’s U.S. Career Experience Program provides international students of DeVry University or its Keller Graduate School of Management the opportunity to gain valuable on-campus work experience through a paid, part-time job. Opportunities vary my campus locations. International students may work up to 20 hours per week with the potential to earn up to $10/hour. This is an exceptional opportunity to develop in one or several of the following specialist roles: Business Development Marketing Student Services Admissions Community Outreach Students can learn more about each role description by following our LinkedIn page at: https://www.linkedin.com/company/devry-university-&-its-keller-graduate-school-of-management-international Follow us on our International Facebook page: www.facebook.com/devryintl *DeVry University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, www.hlcommission.org. Keller Graduate School of Management is included in this accreditation. In New York State, DeVry University operates as DeVry College of New York. Testimonials “DeVry’s MAFM program gave me great flexibilities and resources, so that I can pass all four sections of AICPA exams and complete my Master’s degree within a year. The Professors here are not just academics but with real industry experience and always there to support students, especially international students. Now I’m a lead senior associate at Ernst & Young, one of the largest accounting firm in the world, planning, conducting and executing audit projects for Fortune 500 companies and Russell 1000 companies. I couldn’t achieve this career advancement without DeVry MAFM degree which embedded the AICPA preparation.” – Yani Wang, China “The small-size classes offered by DeVry create a professional learning environment and also enhances interaction between Professor and student that help me a lot in adapting with new environment.” – Xuan D. Hua, Vietnam “Networking field is my passion and DeVry has provided me an amazing learning platform to pursue my dream. My advisor, Mr. Nadeem Masood is a wonderful person, and he has been assisting me since day one. He constantly looks out for me, and he is like a fatherly figure to me here. I’m sure DeVry will bring me to greater heights.” – Amudhan Tamilarasu, India “This U.S. Career Experience Program is another huge step that DeVry University has taken into the global world. I am honored to be chosen as International Student Specialist in this process and I am going to do whatever it takes to take the progress forward.” – Evrim Timur, Turkey Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended DeVry can be found at devry.edu/degree-programs/ge.html Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended Keller can be found at keller.edu/graduate-degree-programs/ge.html [-]

Master of Professional Accounting

RMIT University
Campus or Online Full time 2 years January 2017 Australia Melbourne

Our program offers studies in the core areas of accounting and business and social, environmental, cultural and ethical issues that affect contemporary business... [+]

Master of Professional Accounting

A professionally accredited accounting program aimed at graduates of non-accounting disciplines who want to broaden their career prospects.In order to meet accreditation requirements, you’ll need to complete compulsory curriculum areas designated by CPA Australia and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia.Our program offers studies in the core areas of accounting and business and social, environmental, cultural and ethical issues that affect contemporary business environments.

Learning and teaching

RMIT’s new Swanston Academic Building, offers interactive lecture and tutorial spaces, lectorial theatres, small-group rooms and other innovative spaces.RMIT offers a variety of learning and teaching approaches including lectures, seminars, studios, workshops, presentations, group discussions and syndicate work. These are primarily in English.You will have access to the Learning Hub and other online and digital resources through the myRMIT student portal.Ongoing assessment throughout the semester includes examinations, essays, reports, oral classes, presentations, group projects, research projects, laboratory projects and practical assignments.... [-]


Master of Professional Accounting (12 subjects)

Charles Sturt University
Campus or Online Full time Part time 18 - 36 months January 2017 Australia Melbourne Sydney Albury Bathurst Canberra Dubbo Goulburn Canada Ontario Orange Parramatta Port Macquarie Wagga Wagga + 13 more

CSU's accredited Master of Professional Accounting is an ideal platform for a dynamic and exciting business career. [+]

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 available for study by distance education, or international students may choose on campus study at CSU Study Centres in Brisbane, Melbourne or Sydney. Distance education students will have subjects taught using a range of blended learning techniques, which may include online education 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. Credit and pathways Students may receive up to 50% credit (six 8 point subjects) into the Master of Professional Accounting for related prior postgraduate studies. Credit will not be awarded for work experience. Students with a completed Australian Bachelor level qualification or equivalent in business may be eligible for up to three subjects' credit into the Master of Professional Accounting. Applicants who have completed either the Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting or the Graduate Diploma of Accounting will be awarded credit for those subjects upon admission to the Master of Professional Accounting. Admission information Master of Professional Accounting (12 subjects) For entry to the Master of Professional Accounting (12 subjects) applicants are required to have an undergraduate degree from a recognised Australian tertiary institution (or equivalent). The undergraduate degree must be in a field other than Accounting. Applicants without a tertiary qualification may be admitted to the Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting or Graduate Diploma of Accounting on the basis of professional attainment and/or work experience. Upon successful completion of the Graduate Certificate of Professional Accounting/Graduate Diploma of Accounting, students will then be eligible for admission to the Master of Professional Accounting (16 subjects) and receive credit for applicable subjects. [-]

Master of Accounting (MAcc)

American InterContinental University London
Campus or Online Full time August 2017 USA Atlanta Houston United Kingdom London Florida + 3 more

The AIU Master of Accounting (MAcc) degree program is a 60-quarter credit program that can help holders of a baccalaureate degree in accounting to acquire advanced specialization in the field [+]

Master of Accounting (MAcc)

The AIU Master of Accounting (MAcc) degree program is a 60-quarter credit program that can help holders of a baccalaureate degree in accounting to acquire advanced specialization in the field and to help prepare for senior-level opportunities. The program culminates in two courses that may prepare students for the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) licensure examination.* Students are immersed in accounting for managers, accounting information systems, leadership and ethics for managers and public & not-for-profit accounting.

Objectives

Successful completion of the Master of Accounting degree program can provide students with an advanced level of market-relevant knowledge and skills, including how to:... [-]