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Master of Accountancy

Earn your Master of Accountancy online from Forbes School of Business & Technology at Ashford University. In this IACBE accredited program, which has also received specialized accreditation for accounting by the IACBE, you will evaluate how to research complex accounting issues using professional resources. Prepare yourself for a career in accounting by enhancing your analytical, communication, and decision making skills that will help you apply the technical knowledge that you will also gain from this program. Scholarships are also available.

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What you will learn

The Master of Accountancy graduate program develops your technical knowledge and application skills as well as enhances your analytical, communication, and decision-making skills. The Master of Accountancy helps prepare you for careers in public, corporate, and non-business accounting positions. This graduate degree offers innovative, high-quality learning opportunities for the corporate, governmental, and not-for profit segments of the marketplace. Upon completion of the Master of Accountancy degree program, you will be able to:

  • Develop technical knowledge and competency in the field of accountancy
  • Evaluate how to research complex accounting issues using professional resources
  • Articulate applied concepts and principles to real world problems
  • Assess the relevancy, accuracy, and value of financial and nonfinancial information
  • Appraise ethical issues and decision alternatives by incorporating professional codes of conduct and social responsibility

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Your Courses in Accountancy

Earn your Master of Accountancy from Ashford University. Learn to apply the principles of accounting to solve real-world problems. Designed for professionals, this graduate program develops your analytical and technical skills in accounting. You can also add a specialization to your degree to provide further focus to your studies.

Core Requirements (39 credits, all courses are 3 credits.)

Specializations in Accountancy

Delve into other areas of accounting with a specialization for your Accountancy Master program. A specialization is required for graduation and consists of three (3), three (3) credit courses. Choose from the following two specializations:



Master of Accountancy

Discover the Master of Accountancy program. In this video, Brenda Forde, CPA, the former Program Chair for the BA in Accounting and the Master of Accountancy in the Forbes School of Business & Technology, explains what you can expect to learn during this master program and how it will prepare you for a rewarding career in accounting.

Careers in Accountancy

When you graduate with your Master of Accountancy, you will be prepared for a career in which a broad background and specialized knowledge are required. You may choose to enter one of these areas of accounting, or start your own accounting business. Take a look at your potential career options.

Accounting Careers

The Master of Accountancy degree is IACBE accredited.

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Are you currently a licensed RN?

This program requires you to be a current licensed registered nurse. Please check out other programs to reach your education goals such as the BA in Health and Wellness.

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