Masters Program in Accountancy in North America

Top Master's Programs in Accountancy in North America 2017

Accountancy

A masters is the first level of graduate coursework and can be obtained after you receive a bachelor’s degree. Earning a masters usually requires two years of full-time study, which amounts to 36 to 54 semester credits.

 

Students who want to become an accountant will need to take a number of classes in accountancy. Typical required classes may include bookkeeping, auditing, payroll, financial statements, tax forms, accounting technology and general ledger duties.

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Master's Degree in Accountancy in North America

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Dual Master of Accountancy/Master of Science in MIS

Michael F. Price College of Business, University of Oklahoma
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Norman

An option for the student who wishes to pursue career options in professional services and consulting firms. [+]

Best Masters Programs in Accountancy in North America 2017.

The Dual MAcc/MS in MIS is an option for the student who wishes to pursue career options in professional services and consulting firms. Students graduating with this combination of degrees will possess the accounting background necessary for the practice of public accounting and additionally, will have expertise in the MIS area that will facilitate a wide range of career paths in the area of financial information design and evaluation. Following the guidelines for the generic masters degree, the program will jointly count 20 percent or less of the total hours in both degrees. MAcc/MS in MIS (For students with an AACSB Accredited Bachelors)

Prerequisites: (these may be taken at OU or elsewhere.)Math 1503 Elementary Functions  Acct 2113 Financial Accounting   Acct 2123 Managerial Accounting (prerequisite: Acct 2113) Acct 3113 Intermediate Accounting I (prerequisite: Acct 2123) Acct 3123 Intermediate Accounting II (prerequisite: Acct 3113) Acct 3313 Cost Accounting (prerequisite: Acct 2123) Acct 3603 Income Tax I (prerequisite: Acct 3113) Acct 4543 Auditing  (prerequisite: all of the above)   12 hours of core business courses MGT  5083  Organizational Behavior MGT  5053  Production/Operations Analysis ECON 5X33  5733 (Macro/Micro) or 5033 (Managerial) XXX  XXX3  Graduate business elective (no MIS or Acct)  18 hours of graduate information systems courses MIS 5003 Management Information Systems MIS 5113 Database Design and Application MIS 5203 System Architecture and Design 9 Hours of MIS Graduate Electives  15 hours of graduate accounting courses ACCT 6553 Seminar in Accounting Theory 12 Hours of Graduate... [-]


Master of Accountancy in Financial Accounting

Rutgers Business School - Newark and New Brunswick
Campus Full time September 2017 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 [-]

Accountacy

International University Alliance
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 USA Boston

The Master of Accountancy (MACC) program at the our School of Business is designed for talented, hard-working individuals who want to develop the full range of skills that a successful career in accounting requires. [+]

Best Masters Programs in Accountancy in North America 2017. Master of Accountacy Program overview The Master of Accountancy (MACC) program at the our School of Business is designed for talented, hard-working individuals who want to develop the full range of skills that a successful career in accounting requires. Taking you far beyond what is covered in a traditional undergraduate classroom, the MACC program will hone your ability to analyze information, identify problems, provide value-added solutions, interact with various types of people and communicate ideas in a compelling manner. These technical, critical thinking and soft skills provide the kind of solid professional foundation that doesn't just prepare you for your first job, but for the career that is ahead of you. With small class sizes, an impressive record of job placement for graduates and solid preparation for the CPA exam, the USC MACC program delivers a distinct advantage for a rewarding career. MACC Advantage Beginning With the End in Mind: Passing the CPA exam and obtaining your first job are important steps in your career, but we view these as short-term objectives. Our primary focus is what happens next: your career. Continuously changing business trends and economic climates challenge accountants to use a wide variety of skill sets to serve their clients. Our MACC program is constantly reaching out to professionals to determine which skills you will need to succeed in today's -- and tomorrow's -- accounting profession. This is why our core MACC curriculum focuses on ensuring you will: Possess... [-]

Master of Accountancy (Mac)

Golden Gate University
Campus or Online Full time Part time 1 - 4  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. [+]

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... [-]

Master of Professional Accountancy (MPA)

West Virginia University - College of Business and Economics
Campus Full time August 2017 USA Morgantown

The MPA program at WVU is designed to prepare students to meet challenges they face in launching into a career in public accounting. [+]

Best Masters Programs in Accountancy in North America 2017. The MPA program at WVU is designed to prepare students to meet challenges they face in launching into a career in public accounting. The structured educational experience of a graduate program broadens and deepens the student's knowledge and skills. Many states, including West Virginia, require 128 hours of formal education before taking the CPA examination and 150 credit hours to be fully certified. Earning a Masters of Professional Accountancy can help students achieve this requirement and begin their careers on solid foundation. Nationally recognized program of excellence In addition to the College's AACSB (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) International accreditation, the Accounting department earned its own accreditation in 1997. This AACSB Accreditation makes WVU's Accounting department one of the top programs in the country. Fewer than 28 percent of all AACSB-accredited schools have an additional accreditation for their MPA program. Outstanding placement record The MPA program has an excellent placement record. The big four as well as many other international, national, regional, and local firms actively recruit WVU accounting graduates. Recommended Course Sequence Fall Semester courses begin in late August and Spring Semester courses in mid January. Summer session I classes begin in mid-May and are completed by June 30. Due to possible course rotations between semesters, students may start the program only in August or January. ACCT 511 Financial Accounting Theory and Practice ACCT 551 Assurance Services/Professional Standards ACCT 561 Governmental/Not for Profit Accounting ACCT 591F ADTP:... [-]

Master of Professional Accounting

University of Saskatchewan, Edwards School of Business
Campus Full time May 2018 Canada Saskatoon

The Master of Professional Accounting Program (MPAcc) is an innovative graduate degree program that attracts top-notch accounting students from across Canada and internationally. Created by visionary academics in response to the demand for applied, competency-based training, the program actively involves students through the use of business cases, skills workshops, and other contemporary educational techniques. [+]

A Comprehensive Education for your Diverse Future The Master of Professional Accounting Program (MPAcc) is an innovative graduate degree program that attracts top-notch accounting students from across Canada and internationally. Created by visionary academics in response to the demand for applied, competency-based training, the program actively involves students through the use of business cases, skills workshops, and other contemporary educational techniques. MPAcc provides a proven alternative route for students who are seeking the CPA designation in Canada with a first time pass rate of the Common Final Evaluation (CFE) exceeding 90%. The program also gives students an opportunity to develop an appreciation for the academic research process and academe as a career choice. Mission Statement The mission of the Master of Professional Accounting (MPAcc) program is to develop exceptional accounting professionals and business leaders. We bring together superior students, leading researchers, outstanding facilitators and inspiring professionals for intensive periods of study and growth. The MPAcc program is innovative, strategic, interdisciplinary, and personally transforming. Students form lasting relationships with classmates and faculty, develop both professionally and personally, and are challenged to act with integrity, objectivity and a commitment to excellence. Vision Statement The Master of Professional Accounting (MPAcc) program will be recognized in Canada as the premiere educational choice for outstanding students seeking to become leaders in the accounting profession. The very best undergraduate accounting students from across Canada will be attracted to this innovative, strategic, interdisciplinary, and personally transforming program. MPAcc graduates will distinguish themselves during their business careers, and... [-]

Master of Accountancy

University of Denver | Daniels College of Business
Campus Full time Part time 9 - 36  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. [+]

Best Masters Programs in Accountancy in North America 2017. 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 Accountancy program GMAT Waiver Policy The GMAT will be waived if a student has met any of the following requirements: A graduate degree from a regionally accredited school. Passed four parts of the CPA exam. Obtained a bachelor degree in accounting (or business with a major in accounting) from an AACSB accredited university with a GPA of at least 3.25 overall and at least 3.0 in the undergraduate accounting coursework. Earned a minimum of 3.7 in... [-]

Master of Accountancy (MAcc)

Hankamer School of Business, Baylor University
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Waco Dallas + 1 more

Baylor University's Graduate Accounting Programs provide the opportunity to build upon your undergraduate accounting education in preparation for a career in accounting, whether this career is in public accounting, private industry or government. [+]

Baylor University's Graduate Accounting Programs provide the opportunity to build upon your undergraduate accounting education in preparation for a career in accounting, whether this career is in public accounting, private industry or government. Given the focus of accounting education at the graduate level, Baylor's graduate accounting degrees provide students with the technical background and complementary professional skills necessary for careers in public accounting.

 

 

Master of Accountancy

 

The Master of Accountancy  degree was created in 1998 to provide a vehicle for satisfying the 150-hour requirement to sit for the CPA examination in most states.  The MAcc degree requires 18 hours of graduate accounting course work and 15 hours of graduate business electives.  The degree strives to add to the undergraduate accounting educational experience by developing in students the broader and deeper technical accounting knowledge and enhanced communication and problem-solving skills necessary for success in professional accountancy and business. ... [-]


Master of Accountancy (MAcc)

University of Central Arkansas
Campus or Online Full time Part time 30  September 2017 USA Conway + 1 more

UCA’s Master of Accountancy (MAcc) provides advanced, in-depth training in accounting, business, and leadership for those individuals engaged in or seeking professional careers in accounting. Due to continuous changes in global business environment, accountants need deeper and broader knowledge than ever before. The MAcc program helps to provide a student with the skills necessary to be successful in a rapidly changing business environment. The program is comprehensive and develops students’ conceptual and technical accounting competence, communication skills, research and analytical abilities, and leadership skills. [+]

Best Masters Programs in Accountancy in North America 2017. Developing Accounting Professionals through Scholarship, Leadership, Communication, and Research. UCA’s Master of Accountancy (MAcc) provides advanced, in-depth training in accounting, business, and leadership for those individuals engaged in or seeking professional careers in accounting. Due to continuous changes in global business environment, accountants need deeper and broader knowledge than ever before. The MAcc program helps to provide a student with the skills necessary to be successful in a rapidly changing business environment. The program is comprehensive and develops students’ conceptual and technical accounting competence, communication skills, research and analytical abilities, and leadership skills. The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants recommends that individuals entering the accounting profession have five years of collegiate preparation. Responding to this need, the Arkansas State Board of Public Accountancy requires that all individuals receiving a Certified Public Accountants license have one-hundred-fifty (150) semester hours of college credit. Obtaining a MAcc is one way to obtain the required 150 hours for the CPA license and to gain an in-depth knowledge of accounting and leadership. Graduates of the MAcc program are well prepared for careers in public accounting, industry, and government, or to continue on to a Ph.D. program or law school. Admission to the MAcc Program Students applying for admission to the Master of Accountancy program must complete the Graduate School admission requirements (a graduate school application, application fee, send official transcripts) and the office of International Programs (TOEFL score). In addition, the following conditions must be... [-]

Master of Accountancy

Manderson Graduate School of Business The University of Alabama
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Tuscaloosa

Accountancy at the master's level replaces the rudiments of financial management with real hands-on experience. The Master of Accountancy degree program provides students with a greater [+]

Master of Accountancy

Accountancy at the master's level replaces the rudiments of financial management with real hands-on experience. The Master of Accountancy degree program provides students with a greater understanding of accounting and business than is possible in an undergraduate program. The program prepares students for careers as professional accountants in financial institutions, government, industry, nonprofit organizations and public practice. Graduates are prepared to research various databases related to troublesome accounting problems, and to exercise judgment in making accounting-related decisions by drawing on their integrated, comprehensive body of accounting knowledge and experience—what all masters have in common.Required CoursesStudents must take a minimum of 30 hours of graduate courses, including a minimum of 21 hours of accounting courses. Up to six elective hours, as approved by an advisor, may be chosen from 500-level courses and must be approved by the coordinator of the M.Acc. program. Students cannot receive graduate credit for a course if they have taken an equivalent course at the undergraduate level. Another accounting course should be substituted with the approval of the coordinator of the MAcc program. Students who have not taken AC 456 and AC 471, or their equivalents, must take AC 456 or AC 556 and AC 471 or AC 571.... [-]


Master of Accountancy

Western Illinois University College of Business and Technology
Campus Full time 1 - 5  August 2017 USA Quad Cities Macomb + 1 more

The Master of Accountancy degree, offered at WIU's Macomb campus, is designed as [+]

Best Masters Programs in Accountancy in North America 2017. The Master of Accountancy degree, offered at WIU's Macomb campus, is designed as: - A one-year program for candidates with accounting degrees from accredited institutions; or - A two-year program for candidates whose business degree is not in accounting; or - An approximately three-year program for those candidates who do not possess degrees in business disciplines (to provide time to complete all background courses and graduate course requirements); or - A five-year integrated, undergraduate & graduate degree. Each prospective Master of Accountancy candidate is required to complete a graduate program of study, subject to approval by the Graduate Committee for Accountancy. The WIU Department of Accountancy provides a student-centered environment that promotes academic excellence, professional and personal growth, a spirit of collegiality, and ethical and professional conduct. The Department’s curriculum and activities develop outstanding graduates who demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and competencies necessary to enter the accounting profession and to meet future career challenges. Scholarships A variety of scholarships is available to accountacy students. Student Organizations Accountancy students are encouraged to become active members of the student organizations affiliated with the department. Tuition - In-State: $317.31 per credit hour - Out-of-State: $634.62 per credit hour [-]

Master of Professional Accountancy

College of Business at The University of Southern Mississippi
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Hattiesburg

The objective of the graduate (M.P.A.) curriculum is to provide more depth and breadth in accounting and in the preparation for professional careers in both the public accounting and management accounting areas. [+]

The School of Accountancy and Information Systems within the College of Business offers the Master of Professional Accountancy (M.P.A.) degree program. The objective of the graduate (M.P.A.) curriculum is to provide more depth and breadth in accounting and related subjects than can be accomplished in a four-year program. Enrollment in the program is limited to those students who show a high probability of success. The program leading to the MPA is essentially the culmination of a five-year program. A student who earns the bachelor's degree with a major in accounting may normally complete the MPA program with one year's additional work. A minimum of 30 hours of graduate work is required.ObjectiveThe objective of the MPA curriculum is to provide more depth and breadth in accounting and related subjects than can be accomplished in a four-year program. Emphasis is placed on the preparation for professional careers in both the public accounting and management accounting areas.Course PrerequisitesStudents with a variety of educational backgrounds may enter the MPA program. Students who have a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university must either transfer or take the following courses:Applied Calculus for Business (3 Hours)Principals of Economics (Micro & Macro) (6 Hours)Advanced Business Law (3 Hours)Principals of Finance (3 Hours)Managerial Statistics I & II (6 Hours)Management for Organizations (3 Hours)Legal Environment of Business (3 Hours)Global Managerial Policy and Strategy (3 Hours)Management Information Systems (3 Hours)Principals of Marketing (3 Hours)The following lower-division accounting courses are also required:Principals of Accounting (3 Hours)Accounting Processes & Systems (3... [-]

Master of Accountancy

Florida Southern College
Online & Campus Combined Part time September 2017 USA Lakeland Tampa

Our 16-month MAcc program prepares students for the Certified Public Accounting examination and an exciting career in accounting. [+]

Best Masters Programs in Accountancy in North America 2017. Master of Accountancy Our 16-month MAcc program prepares students for the Certified Public Accounting examination and an exciting career in accounting. Offered in a convenient hybrid of traditional and online coursework, with students meeting in a classroom on campus one Saturday per month and the remaining assignments completed in a convenient online format. The accelerated 16-month program will prepare you to succeed in today’s competitive marketplace. Prepare to Excel As a graduate of Florida Southern College's Barney Barnett School of Business & Free Enterprise, one of the five percent of business schools accredited by the AACSB, you will have the knowledge and confidence to solve complex problems, develop forward thinking strategies, and be respected in your field. This innovative program integrates functional skills in accounting, ethics, and quantitative and qualitative analysis with the managerial and motivational skills required of today’s executive leadership. CPA Licensure Completion of the B.S. (bachelor’s degree) in Accounting and the MAcc (Master of Accountancy degree) will prepare the student for CPA licensure, including 150 hours of academic credit.* * Please note: A student who desires to be licensed as a CPA in the State of Florida will also need to pass the CPA Exam and to complete one year of supervised experience. [-]

Master of Accountancy (MAcc)

Godbold Graduate School of Business
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Boiling Springs

The Master of Accountancy (MAcc) Program offered by the Graduate School of Business at Gardner-Webb University is structured to prepare today's accountant for the significant changes that are impacting the accounting profession. The MAcc is recognized as the professional graduate degree designed to enhance effectiveness in upper-level accounting and financial positions in public accounting, private industry, or government. [+]

Master of Accountancy (MAcc)

A MAcc Program for Today's Accountant

The Master of Accountancy (MAcc) Program offered by the Graduate School of Business at Gardner-Webb University is structured to prepare today's accountant for the significant changes that are impacting the accounting profession. The MAcc is recognized as the professional graduate degree designed to enhance effectiveness in upper-level accounting and financial positions in public accounting, private industry, or government.

The flexibility of the MAcc degree provides for the creation of several career-specific degree tracks. Among the degree tracks available are general accounting and taxation. While some tracks are accomplished primarily through selected course work, other tracks require a selection of complementary graduate business (non-accounting) courses. Graduates of the MAcc program should meet the new North Carolina requirements for professional licensure. Courses are offered in the evenings and online to accommodate working professionals.... [-]


Master of Accountancy (MAcc.)

Alabama State University
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Montgomery

The Master of Accountancy program is designed to prepare graduates: (1) for professional careers in public accounting and management in industry and government; (2) to achieve professional certifications in accounting, such as Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), and Certified Management Accountant (CMA); and (3) to pursue terminal or PH.D. degrees. [+]

Best Masters Programs in Accountancy in North America 2017. The Master of Accountancy program is designed to prepare graduates: (1) for professional careers in public accounting and management in industry and government; (2) to achieve professional certifications in accounting, such as Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), and Certified Management Accountant (CMA); and (3) to pursue terminal or PH.D. degrees. Admissions Policy A student applying for admission to the Master of Accountancy program must hold a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university. International students must hold the equivalent of a four-year degree form a regionally accredited U.S. institution. Specific admission criteria are as follows: Minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75 minimum or graduate GPA of 3.25, minimum GMAT score of 400, minimum undergraduate accounting GPA of 2.75. Teaching Experience Our Master of Accountancy faculty provides both diverse and global instruction. Faculty members have more than one hundred years of teaching experience and more than 70 years of corporate and governmental experience, as well as community involvement. Internships and Placement All students will be exposed to internship opportunities with corporate and governmental entities. Our students are actively recruited by public, private and governmental agencies. Students are also recruited by top universities Ph.D. programs. One-Year Program The Master of Accountancy program (MAcc) is accelerated and globally focused. It is an advanced degree designed to prepare students to enter the professional environment both nationally and internationally. The MAcc program is offered in a one-year format with the advantage of... [-]