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WHY CONSIDER AN ONLINE Master of Science in Accounting PROGRAM?

Sometimes a bachelor’s degree isn’t enough to advance in the rapidly changing accounting profession. The Master of Science in Accounting degree program at Post University provides individuals who studied accounting at the undergraduate level an opportunity to develop the graduate-level skills needed to advance and excel in this essential business field.
In addition to technical accounting skills, you will enhance your knowledge and understanding of business communication, client relationship management, business development, regulatory compliance, and professional standards and ethics -- key building-blocks for career advancement into management and other leadership positions. Because Post University’s Master of Science in Accounting degree program is offered in an accelerated format fully online at this time, coming soon the main campus, so you can earn your degree at a time and place that’s convenient for you—without sacrificing quality. 

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The practice-based curriculum in the Master of Science in Accounting program requires students to apply accounting principles and auditing techniques to real-world case studies, covering four key aspects of accounting: audits, financial accounting and reporting, regulation, and environment and concepts. The program not only provides students with additional credit hours needed to meet the 150-credit-hour educational requirement for CPA licensure in most states, it also exposes students to common accounting problems they could see on the CPA exam in the future, by integrating known exam questions into classwork. The program culminates with a capstone course that requires students to apply what they’ve learned in the program to real-world situations. 

Graduates will have the skills needed to provide year-round accounting advice as part of a large accounting firm, see clients through tax season as small business owners, and advance in their accounting career to controller or CFO. Upon graduation, students in most states will fulfill the requirements to qualify for CPA licensure.

To learn more about Post University's Online Master of Science in Accounting Degree program, please complete the inquiry form at the top of the page or call 800.345.2562.

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Degree Program Tuition and Fees* $18,750
Room and Board N/A
Approximate Program Text Book Cost $1,500
*This is the cost of the entire degree program using current tuition rates. Actual program cost will vary depending on the amount of financial aid provided and whether or not students transfer in any credits.
OCCUPATIONS (This degree will prepare you for careers including, but not limited to, the ones listed below.)
Personal financial advisors
Financial managers, branch or department
 Financial analysts
Loan counselors
Financial quantitative analysts
Chief executives
Credit analyst
Financial examiners
Budget analyst
Tax examiners and collectors, and revenue agents
Bookkeeping,And auditing clerks
Financial specialist, all others
 treasurers and controllers
Risk management specialists
Investment underwriters
Business teachers, post secondary
Treasurers and controllers
Accountants and auditors
Compliance managers
Investment underwriters