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 2019 USA San Diego

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 Accountancy in Financial Accounting

Rutgers Business School - Newark and New Brunswick
Campus Full time September 2019 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 Finance

Hult International Business School
Campus Full time 1 year August 2019 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 Accounting

Kennesaw State University
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 USA Kennesaw Marietta + 1 more

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 Professional Accountancy

Metropolitan State University of Denver
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 6 years September 2019 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 – MAcc 2-year track

University of Washington, Tacoma - Milgard School of Business
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 USA Tacoma

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

About

This track is open to recent graduates and professionals seeking to solidify their accounting skills to succeed in professional careers. It also provides students with necessary credit hours to qualify for the CPA exam in Washington State.

Who should apply?

Those who have a bachelor's degree and want to earn a master's degree in accounting to meet requirements for CPA examination. As a full-time program, it is ideal for international and military students.

Format Courses are taught on the UW Tacoma campus in the evening to accommodate schedules of working professionals The student cohort admits for autumn quarter and classes meet autumn through spring Program can be completed in two academic years (18 months) Results Become eligible for the CPA exam by earning all upper-division credits Make an exciting career change. Be recruited by employers for internships and full-time careers through Milgard's career and professional development network Join the prestigious Milgard Alumni Network World-class faculty, small class sizes, urban campus in the heart of vibrant downtown Tacoma Prerequisites/admission requirements Earned a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher A minimum of 8 quarter credit hours with at least one course each in financial and managerial accounting. Must have earned a B (GPA of 3.0 on a 4-point scale) or better in each of these courses. Equivalent UWT courses would be TACCT 210, 220 and 230 GMAT score in the range of 500 and above, or be approved for a GMAT waiver International... [-]

Master of Management: International Accounting and Finance

University of Windsor, Graduate
Campus Full time 16 months September 2019 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).... [-]


MicroMasters Program in Accounting and Financial Management (University System of Maryland)

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Online 32 weeks June 2019 USA Cambridge

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

Overview

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.... [-]


Master of Accounting and Financial Management (MAFM)

DeVry University
Online Campus Full time 3 semesters Open Enrollment USA Chicago New York Pomona Fremont Los Angeles + 5 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) ... [-]

Professional Program in Accounting (PPA)

Texas A & M University Corpus Christi College of Business
Campus Full time 2 years January 2019 USA Corpus Christi

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, through the Department of Accounting and Business Law in the College of Business, offers a PPA leading to the awarding of the BBA and the MAcc. [+]

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, through the Department of Accounting and Business Law in the College of Business, offers a PPA leading to the awarding of the BBA and the MAcc. Students selected for the PPA enter in the spring semester of their third year and complete the program at the end of their fifth year. The curriculum emphasizes the development of ethical judgment, business decision-making skills, and teamwork, and encourages students to intern with a business appropriate to their career path during the spring semester of their fourth year.A variety of different career paths are available to accountants. Accounting professionals work in public accounting in audit, consulting, tax and financial planning, providing services to a wide range of organizations. Accountants also enjoy financial reporting, tax, and managerial accounting careers with companies in all industries, in all levels of government, and in educational institutions as professionals and as educators. As businesses, governments, and individuals generate and utilize information at accelerating rates in an increasingly global environment, public trust in the value of the information and the financial reporting of firms depends on the highest integrity, dedication, and expertise of the accountants in each of these career paths.... [-]


Master of Accounting

Drake University College of Business and Public Administration
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 5 years September 2019 USA Des Moines + 1 more

The Master of Accounting degree (MAcc) is designed to complement prior education and equip students to reach their professional goals. [+]

Program Details

‌The Master of Accounting degree equips you to reach your professional goals by providing the requisite knowledge to sit for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) examination and to enter the profession of public accounting.

This degree is designed to complement prior education and experience or to prepare students without an accounting background for this professional field.

Program Highlights You can earn your degree in as little as four semesters in a full-time format, although part-time students have five years to meet all requirements 30–54 credit-hour program with the tuition rate of $600 per credit hour for the 2013-2014 academic year Flexible scheduling with core and elective courses meeting one night per week from 6–9:15 p.m. for 13 weeks. Any major accepted from an accredited undergraduate institution The M.Acc. faculty are recognized scholars with extensive experience as practitioners and consultants, blending first-hand knowledge of best practices into their teaching Leadership Essentials ... [-]

Master of Accounting

Oakland University School of Business Administration
Campus Full time August 2019 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... [-]


Master of Professional Accounting (MPAcc)

Butler University College of Business Administration
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 USA Indianapolis

Graduates will earn the Master of Professional Accounting after completing 30 graduate credit hours. Students also may be required to complete prerequisite courses depending upon grades and the currency of accounting and other business courses in their undergraduate curriculum. [+]

The MPAcc is a program designed for students who hold an undergraduate degree in accounting or another business discipline seeking a career in public accounting.The Master of Professional Accounting (MPAcc) degree is a professional degree offered primarily to those with an undergraduate degree in accounting or another business discipline seeking a career in public accounting. To promote professional development, the program combines the study of the current accounting issues with courses in other business areas. The goal is to increase understanding of fundamental accounting principles and their application to management situations.By combining the MPAcc degree with an undergraduate business degree, students can also meet the CPA certification requirement of 150 hours of post-secondary education, which is mandated by most states.Graduates will earn the Master of Professional Accounting after completing 30 graduate credit hours. Students also may be required to complete prerequisite courses depending upon grades and the currency of accounting and other business courses in their undergraduate curriculum.Most classes will be offered in the late afternoon and evening and the program can be completed on a full-time or part-time basis.... [-]


MAcc/MBA

Michael F. Price College of Business, University of Oklahoma
Campus Full time September 2019 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 of Accounting

Fisher College of Business, The Ohio State University
Campus Full time 2 semesters August 2019 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. ... [-]