The Master’s in Accounting Online That’s Built for You
Professionals with a business undergrad degree can earn a 32 -credit master’s in accounting online from Merrimack College. This MSA track allows those with a bachelor’s degree in business to focus on the foundational accounting courses necessary to gain a strong accounting knowledge base. Graduates meet the requirements to sit for the CPA exam and obtain licensure.
The program’s variety of electives center on key competencies necessary for success in modern accounting careers, helping you take your resume to the next level. Students can complete this 100% online master’s in accounting program in as little as 16 months or choose to add elective credits to finish with an additional specialized certificate.
DISTINGUISH YOURSELF | SPECIALIZE IN BUSINESS ANALYTICS or ORGANIZATIONAL LEADERSHIP
Merrimack’s master’s in accounting program will prepare you for a career as an in-demand accounting professional with the modern skill sets that set you apart from other professionals in your field. Today, accountants with additional skills in analytics and leadership are in high demand. Merrimack College teamed up with industry leaders to build competencies for this program that are in line with those current industry trends.
With a business undergrad degree already under your belt, you’ll be prepared to add value to your resume with an advanced degree in accounting, the courses required to qualify to sit for the CPA exam AND have the option to earn a certificate in either business analytics or organizational leadership to for a more diverse accounting education.
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Prepare for the CPA Exam
The Merrimack master’s in accounting online degree meets the MA CPA exam and licensing requirements. Students who complete the program as designed will meet the 30-credit hours required by Massachusetts for licensure in addition to the 120-hours of undergraduate work needed to sit for the CPA exam. The master’s program covers the 18 necessary graduate accounting credits in Financial Accounting, Auditing, Taxation and Management Accounting. Business undergrads without Financial and Managerial Accounting will need to add Foundations of Accounting to their course selection. Students from other states should check their specific CPA requirements by visiting the NASBA website.
Master’s in Accounting online courses (32 credits)
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