Master of Science in Accounting

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According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), it’s a great time to be an accountant with an advanced degree. The BLS projects a 22% increase in accounting positions between 2008 and 2018, and that many positions require a bachelor degree or better. If you want to elevate your academic and professional standing, University of Phoenix can help. Our faculty members hold advanced degrees and have working experience in their fields. Let us help you prepare for the future.

Gain advanced expertise

The Master of Science in Accountancy is designed to address the goals of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Vision Project for professional values, communications and leadership skills, strategic, critical thinking and technology skills.

This program will help you master theories and principles in a broad range of professional accounting environments and develop the ability to focus on solutions to real-world challenges. This degree can prepare students for positions in accounting, auditing and budgeting.

Accountants and non-accountants who are planning on earning a professional certification in accounting, such as a Certified Public Accountant, can benefit from the Master of Science in Accountancy degree program. The CPA Test Software is used throughout the degree program, allowing you the opportunity to become familiar with it prior to the test.

Resources that help determine success

In addition to advanced degrees, our faculty have first-hand working experience in the fields that they teach. Here you’ll learn from leaders in their fields. Our 8,000 faculty members have experience with Fortune 1000 firms. Their experience translates into relevant class conversations about how companies differ in their scale and scope—and how that applies to the disciplines you’ll study.

To help our learners connect to one another, University of Phoenix created the PhoenixConnect℠ academic, social network. Ambitious learners can network with other like-minded individuals to collaborate on projects, generate new ideas or to learn the best way to approach a course.

If you’re looking to elevate your standing in the world of accounting, University of Phoenix is ready to prepare you to lead. You’ll find a robust curriculum that combines proven theory with the latest knowledge straight from today’s boardroom, faculty with an insider’s view of accountancy and tools that connect you to avid thinkers like you.

And, with substantial growth projected in the accounting field, the time is right. Take a step toward greater professionalism and speak with an enrollment representative today.

Note: each state sets forth standards required to be eligible to take the CPA exam and apply for licensure or certification as a CPA. While this program was designed with consideration for the standards proposed by the National Association of State Boards of Accounting (NASBA), the University of Phoenix cannot, and will not, provide any assurance that completion of this program will allow a successful student to qualify within the student’s specific jurisdiction. Potential applicants should check with the appropriate organization within their jurisdiction to determine if this program, combined with their undergraduate degree and any other specific criteria, meets the requirements to qualify for examination in that specific jurisdiction. States frequently change their requirements for examination. There is no assurance that at the time of degree completion the specific jurisdiction’s requirements will be consistent with the requirements at the time of admission.

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