Master's in Accounting in North America

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Accounting

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.

From indigenous civilizations to modern day empires, North America has plenty of hands-on educational opportunities to offer scholars. Filled with a range of distinct cultures, students can educate themselves in well-rounded way.

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Master of Professional Accountancy

Rady School of Management
Campus Full time 12 years September 2018 USA La Jolla

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. [+]

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. ... [-]

Master of Finance

Hult International Business School
Campus Full time 1 year August 2018 USA Boston San Francisco United Kingdom London United Arab Emirates Dubai China Shanghai New York Cambridge + 9 more

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. [+]

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.... [-]


Master of Accountancy in Financial Accounting

Rutgers Business School - Newark and New Brunswick
Campus Full time September 2018 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.

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Master of Accounting

Iowa State University
Campus Full time 2 semesters January 2019 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*. ... [-]

Master of Accounting

St. Ambrose University
Campus September 2018 USA Davenport

Whether your goal is to ensure the financial viability of a non-profit or government program; lead the accounting division for an international firm; audit public companies, or gain the skills and degree to advance your career, St. Ambrose University has a program for you. [+]

Master of Accounting

Whether your goal is to ensure the financial viability of a non-profit or government program; lead the accounting division for an international firm; audit public companies, or gain the skills and degree to advance your career, St. Ambrose University has a program for you.

Our graduates work at Caterpillar Inc., Deloitte & Touche, Internal Revenue Service, and Rockwell Collins.

Ambrose Advantages We Meet Your Schedule Nationally Accredited by the ACBSP Small Classes, Personal Attention

Our faculty have real-world experience and are personally invested in your success. You gain strong accounting and communication skills and grow your professional opportunities in the world of business.... [-]


MAcc/MBA

Michael F. Price College of Business, University of Oklahoma
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Norman

A dual degree programme combines Business Administration with Master of Accountancy. [+]

A dual degree programme combines Business Administration with Master of Accountancy.

Master of Accountancy in OU Price

According to the Public Accounting Report, the OU Master of Accountancy program is one of the top 30 in the country.

The National Association of State Boards of Accountancy reports that OU graduates’ first-time pass rate on the CPA exam has recently been amongst the 10 highest in the nation.

Our master of accountancy program is designed to prepare you for a career in government, industry, or public accounting in Oklahoma and across the nation.

The broad-based business curriculum combined with an in-depth accounting education allows you to choose a specialty in one of the following areas of interest:... [-]


Master in Accounting

A. B. Freeman School of Business
Campus Full time September 2018 USA New Orleans

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

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.... [-]


Master of Professional Accountancy

Metropolitan State University of Denver
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 6 years September 2018 USA Denver + 1 more

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. [+]

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 ... [-]

Master of Accounting

Kennesaw State University
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Kennesaw Marietta

The Master of Accounting (MAcc) degree program is a professional graduate degree designed to help an individual meet the challenges of a career in accounting, whether public, private, or governmental. [+]

Program Description

The Master of Accounting (MAcc) degree program is a professional graduate degree designed to help an individual meet the challenges of a career in accounting, whether public, private, or governmental. The School of Accountancy at Kennesaw State University is home to the largest accounting program in the State of Georgia and offers excellence in accounting education. Within the Coles College of Business, the Accounting and Business degree programs are fully accredited by AACSB International-The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

General Requirements for Admission to the MAcc Program

Admission to the MAcc program is granted to those persons showing high promise of success in graduate business (accounting) study. Applicants' portfolios are reviewed as a part of a competitive process based on the following components:... [-]


Master of Management: International Accounting and Finance

University of Windsor, Graduate
Campus Full time 16 months September 2018 Canada Windsor

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. [+]

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).... [-]


Master In Accounting And Fiscal Management

Grupo IOE
Online & Campus Combined Part time September 2018 Spain Barcelona Madrid Murcia Valencia Colombia Bogotá Mexico Mexico City Peru Lima Brazil São Paulo + 10 more

The program is designed for the participant to acquire expertise in financial accounting, corporate, cost and taxation, so that for taking over the accounting and tax effective business management and other business skills. [+]

The program is designed for the participant to acquire expertise in financial accounting, corporate, cost and taxation, so that for taking over the accounting and tax effective business management and other business skills.

Students will acquire:

Skills for

Ability to perform and understand the entire accounting process of a company. Ability to prepare the actual accounting in order to transfer it to the tax assessments Performing economic and financial analysis of the company A full study of the profitability of the company through cost accounting and balance sheet analysis. analytical and synthetic ability to solve complex problems. Capacity for the development of the legal and tax in a broad context. ... [-]

Master of Accounting Degree Program (MAcc)

Mitchell College of Business, University of South Alabama (MCOB)
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Mobile

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... [-]


The Pre-CPA Program

University of New Orleans College of Business Administration
Campus Full time September 2018 USA New Orleans Jamaica Kingston + 1 more

UNO's Accounting Department provides a CPA preparation program to enable individuals who have degrees in areas other than accounting to obtain the necessary course work to qualify to take the CPA exam. The program requires 27 hours of accounting courses and 24 hours of business courses. [+]

UNO's Accounting Department provides a CPA preparation program to enable individuals who have degrees in areas other than accounting to obtain the necessary course work to qualify to take the CPA exam. The program requires 27 hours of accounting courses and 24 hours of business courses.

Required Accounting Courses:

Principles of Accounting Intermediate Accounting I Intermediate Accounting II Managerial Accounting I Tax Accounting I Auditing and Professional Accounting I

Accounting Electives: Required Business Courses: 24 hours, including:

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Master of Accounting

Fisher College of Business, The Ohio State University
Campus Full time 2 semesters August 2018 USA Columbus

Today's accountant is expected to know more and do more than ever before. To be successful, accountants must demonstrate critical and analytical thinking, teamwork, leadership, and be effective communicators. Fisher's MAcc program gives you the tools and training to get you there. [+]

Located in Columbus, Ohio, the Master of Accounting (MAcc) program at Fisher College of Business is ranked 14th in the nation. At Fisher, you will find a unique combination of benefits that separates the Fisher MAcc from the pack:

Dedicated support from your MAcc career management team. In 2014, average starting salaries were over $51,000, with salaries ranging from $40,000 up to $75,000. A curriculum tailored to your interests. With almost 80% of your curriculum consisting of electives, you choose the best preparation for your career path. Fisher’s intentionally small size, which helps you build deeper relationships and a stronger network with fellow students, alumni, faculty and staff. ... [-]

Master of Accounting

Oakland University School of Business Administration
Campus Full time August 2018 USA Rochester

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... [-]