Master of Science in Accounting
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.
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.