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Master-level studies involve specialized study in a field of research or an area of professional practice. Earning a master’s degree demonstrates a higher level of mastery of the subject. Earning a master’s degree can take anywhere from a year to three or four years. Before you can graduate, you usually must write and defend a thesis, a long paper that is the culmination of your specialized research.

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Rady School of Management

The Rady School's Master of Professional Accountancy (MPAc) enhances future career opportunities by preparing students for a wide range of accounting career opportunities ... [+]

Launch Your Career in Professional Accountancy

The Rady School's Master of Professional Accountancy (MPAc) enhances future career opportunities by preparing students for a wide range of accounting career opportunities that span public accounting firms, corporate accounting departments, and not-for-profit and governmental organizations. The foundation of the MPAc experience at Rady includes outstanding faculty, integrative accounting knowledge, team projects, emphasis on communication and teamwork, case studies, professional seminars, guest speakers, simulations, and hands-on-experiences.

In the Rady School MPAc program you will: Fulfill accounting education requirements for CPA licensure. Acquire an advanced degree to become more attractive to potential employers. Be part of the UC San Diego and Rady School networks. Access personal career coaches via Rady’s Graduate Career Connections. Work in a diverse team as you learn key business functions such as marketing, finance and operations. ... [-]
USA San Diego
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Full-time
12 years
Campus
Hult International Business School

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 busin ... [+]

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.... [-]

USA Boston San Francisco United Kingdom London United Arab Emirates Dubai China Shanghai New York Cambridge  + 7 More
August 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of Delaware, Alfred Lerner College of Business & Economics

The master of accounting practice (MAP) is designed for students who did not major in accounting as undergraduates but now want to pursue the professional practice of acc ... [+]

Prepare for a rewarding career in accounting.

The master of accounting practice (MAP) is designed for students who did not major in accounting as undergraduates but now want to pursue the professional practice of accountancy through graduate study and prepare to sit for the Uniform CPA Examination. You may also find this program beneficial if you have some academic preparation in accounting and are seeking to update or increase your accounting knowledge.

Program Requirements Prerequisites

You may have majored in any area during your undergraduate study. However, the MAP program requires students to have taken ACCT 207 Introduction to Financial Accounting and ACCT 208 Introduction to Managerial Accounting (or their equivalents) before beginning coursework. If you do not hold an undergraduate business degree, you may be required to complete several additional courses in order to satisfy the AACSB general skills, business and management knowledge requirements. This will be determined based on your prior coursework and does not need to be completed before starting the MAP program.... [-]

USA Newark
September 2019
Full-time
1.5 - 2 years
Campus
Rutgers Business School - Newark and 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 accou ... [+]

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.

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USA New Brunswick
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, Cornell University

The Johnson MPS in Management - Accounting Specialization is an accelerated one-year program that prepares students to take the CPA exam and to become successful leaders ... [+]

The Johnson MPS in Management - Accounting Specialization is an accelerated one-year program that prepares students to take the CPA exam and to become successful leaders and managers in the field of accounting. Offered through the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, one of the largest Ivy League Universities, the program is differentiated by its flexibility and unique curriculum which consists of a combination of core and electives, which allows students to complement a complete and rigorous technical accounting core with the depth and range of graduate electives of one of the world’s top MBA programs.

Program Format & Schedule

The MPS in Management - Accounting Specialization program starts in August. The program is two-semesters and 30-credit hours long.... [-]

USA Ithaca
August 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of Washington, Tacoma - Milgard School of Business

The Milgard School of Business Master of Accounting (MAcc) program offers an innovative professional accounting program featuring courses in international accounting, soc ... [+]

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Courses emphasize the skills and tools accountants need to be able to inform and assist decision makers. Key areas of accounting and business knowledge covered in our coursework include advanced topics in accounting, international accounting, planning, control and performance evaluation, financial statement analysis, financial accounting theory, taxation of businesses, and business law and ethics.

Our program provides the necessary fifth-year of higher education required for the State of Washington CPA exam.

Nine-month track

The fifth year of college you spend qualifying for the CPA exam will set you apart from the competition. The Milgard School's MAcc program at UW Tacoma provides a transformational experience for those aspiring to a successful career in accounting. Bolster your skills with practical and research-based knowledge that comes from a world-class university.... [-]

USA Tacoma
September 2019
Part-time
9 months
Campus
Smeal College of Business, Penn State

In just one year, gain the knowledge and skills necessary to meet the demands of the accounting profession with a One-Year Master of Accounting (MAcc) degree from Penn St ... [+]

One-Year MAcc Program

In just one year, gain the knowledge and skills necessary to meet the demands of the accounting profession with a One-Year Master of Accounting (MAcc) degree from Penn State's Smeal College of Business. Designed for high-potential baccalaureate degree holders, the program offers CPA preparation and expanded career opportunities.

Connect with Corporate Partners: Top employers, including the Big Four and major regional accounting firms, come to Smeal knowing they will find hard-working students who will succeed once hired. Engage in Challenging Course Work: Courses are designed with the near-term goal of passing the CPA Exam and the long-term goal of preparing you for a rewarding career. Build Your Network: Opportunities to connect within and beyond the classroom encourage collaboration among students and faculty and build your career potential. Accounting at Penn State ... [-]
USA State College
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of Windsor, Graduate

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 ... [+]

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).... [-]

Canada Windsor
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Full-time
16 months
Campus
edX

Build the financial and accounting skillset needed to rise to an executive level of responsibility and earning power. ... [+]

Build the financial and accounting skillset needed to rise to an executive level of responsibility and earning power.

Do you want to advance your career and move toward an organizational leadership position, such as a Chief Financial Officer? Ideal for mid-career professionals, this MicroMasters program will help you build the skills you’ll need to make high-level decisions that impact your organization's current operations and financial future.

You will gain hands-on experience as you report and analyze financial transactions of corporations. Further, you will learn how to assess risks and returns of alternative investments by analyzing SEC 10-K reports of Fortune 500 companies and enhance your ability to make effective financial management decisions to prepare for future career advancement.... [-]

USA Cambridge
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Full-time
Part-time
32 weeks
Online
Oakland University School of Business Administration

The MAcc is designed for students who are interested in careers in public, corporate, and non-business accounting. ... [+]

Master of Accounting The Master of Accounting (MAcc) is offered in the Department of Accounting and Finance within the School of Business Administration. The MAcc is designed for students who are interested in careers in public, corporate, and non-business accounting. The degree will assist accounting professionals in the dynamic corporate environment. Professionals in the field are required to be effective communicators, maintain a high level of expertise and uphold ethical responsibilities, while providing financial information, analysis of the economic environment and input in decision-making activities.Specializations Students meeting the requirements can receive the MAcc, but the program allows for specialization in different technical areas. Currently, three specialized track options are offered in the program. The Public Accounting Track prepares students for entry into public accounting. It includes training in financial accounting and auditing with analytical and professional emphasis and helps develop students' skills and capabilities for rapid advancement in public accounting and financial management career options. This option requires courses in Advanced Financial Accounting, Auditing, Federal Income Taxation, Federal Income Taxation II, Advanced Auditing, and two non-accounting courses: Investment Analysis and Enterprise Information Systems. The Managerial Accounting Track offers preparation in planning and control for a career in managerial accounting controllership. This track requires accounting courses including International Accounting, Advanced Cost and Managerial Accounting, Non-Business Accounting and Control, Cost Management, and two non-accounting courses: Operations Management and Database Management. * The Systems Accounting Track option provides expertise in the design and management of information control systems with an emphasis on accounting... [-]

USA Rochester
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Full-time
Campus
Mitchell College of Business, University of South Alabama (MCOB)

The Master of Accounting degree is a specialized program that is designed to provide students with advanced coursework in the accounting field. ... [+]

The Master of Accounting degree is a specialized program that is designed to provide students with advanced coursework in the accounting field. It is of primary interest to individuals interested in careers as Certified Public Accountants, management accountants, and government accountants.

Admission Requirements

A student who has a bachelor's degree with less than 3.0 but greater than a 2.5 (A=4.0) or a minimum grade-point average of 2.75 on the last 64 semester hours of college work may attain Provisional Admission provided the student has a satisfactory GMAT score based on one of the following formulas:

200 x GPA + GMAT = 1050 or 200 x UDGPA (last 64 hours) + GMAT = 1100... [-]

USA Mobile
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Full-time
Campus
Metropolitan State University of Denver

The MPAcc degree gives you the opportunity to refine your critical reasoning skills, leadership talents and your ability to work in a team; develop an ethical basis to as ... [+]

Why MSU Denver's MPAcc Degree? Only 10 classes (30 credit hours) and no thesis. Concentrations in high demand areas: Public Accounting, Fraud Examination and Forensic Accounting, Internal Auditing, and Taxation. One of the most affordable MPAcc programs in Colorado and beyond. Small class sizes for more one-on-one teacher interaction. Evening or afternoon class options. Experienced instructors with varied backgrounds in all types of accounting. A vibrant and diverse downtown campus that’s near the business district. Students from all educational and career backgrounds are encouraged to explore.

The MPAcc degree gives you the opportunity to:

Refine your critical reasoning skills, leadership talents and your ability to work in a team; Develop an ethical basis to assist in adapting to today’s multifaceted business world and making complex decisions; Produce high quality, professional-level written and oral communications; Use technology applicable to the accounting field; Participate in service-learning, applied-learning, internships or get involved in other professional events; Do research and refine your presentation skills; Develop a sound foundation in regulatory and legal environments. 3+2 Program ... [-]
USA Denver
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 6 years
Campus
West Texas A&M University - College of Business

The Master of Professional Accounting can be earned in two ways. The traditional degree is a master's degree earned after completing a bachelor's degree. West Texas A&a ... [+]

The Master of Professional Accounting can be earned in two ways. The traditional degree is a master's degree earned after completing a bachelor's degree. West Texas A&M also offers a program that integrates the undergraduate Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and the graduate Master of Professional Accounting degrees.

Traditional Master of Professional Accounting

Students with bachelor's degrees from accredited institutions may be admitted to the University for graduate work by following the procedure outlined for transfer students in the catalog. A student must complete all requirements for application for admission to the Graduate School before the first semester of coursework toward the master's degree, including leveling courses. An administrative "Hold" will be placed on the student's registration if the student has not completed the admission procedure before the first semester of work.... [-]

USA Canyon
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
A. B. Freeman School of Business

Success in the accounting profession entails more than just accounting expertise. It requires uncompromising ethics, analytical thinking, awareness of cultural nuances, a ... [+]

Master of Accounting

Success in the accounting profession entails more than just accounting expertise. It requires uncompromising ethics, analytical thinking, awareness of cultural nuances, and effective communication. The Tulane Masters of Accounting (MACCT) program prepares students on all these fronts and provides them with a head start to become leaders in the accounting profession.

The MACCT program's core courses provide academic rigor in auditing, financial accounting, managerial accounting, and taxation. The program's flexible structure gives students the option of adding a concentration in Finance, Energy or Taxation and to complete their coursework over 2 or 3 semesters. Additionally, if the student desires, the MACCT course offerings can enable a student to sit for the CPA exam.... [-]

USA New Orleans
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
DeVry University

Taught from the practitioner's perspective, our curriculum in the Master of Accounting & Financial Management (MAFM) degree program can help you master the skills nec ... [+]

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) ... [-]
USA Chicago New York Pomona Fremont Los Angeles  + 2 More
Open Enrollment
Full-time
3 semesters
Campus
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