M.S. in Professional Accounting
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You’ll do more than handle financial records and balance budgets with an Online Master of Professional Accounting Degree from CSU Global.
Our program is designed to prepare you to be a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), as well as an effective leader in public accounting, corporations, government agencies, and other fields. By becoming a licensed accountant by your state’s Board of Accountancy, you can advance quickly within your field.
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How Online Education Works for You
Designed to prepare students for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam, the Online Master of Professional Accounting program from CSU Global consists of a series of graduate professional accounting courses. This 30 credit program consists of 24 credits of required graduate professional accounting courses, and 6 credits of elective coursework.
RES501* Fundamentals of Research and Writing
BUS500** Foundations of Business
ACT506 Advanced: Accounting II
ACT510 Forensic Accounting and Fraud Examination
ACT520 International Accounting
ACT560 Accounting Ethics
ACT570 Advanced Cost Accounting
ACT575 Advanced Auditing and Assurance Services
ACT555 Advanced Governmental and Nonprofit Accounting
ACT580 Capstone - Accounting
* Master’s Plus - Some Master of Professional Accounting students may also be required to take BUS500 and/or RES501 as part of their coursework if they have an undergraduate GPA below 3.00/do not earn an accredited ACBSP-degree in business courses and/or accounting, finance, or business statistics. In this case, the degree is 33 credits.
** Students who do not have a previous degree from an an ACBSP-accredited program must complete BUS500 before completing other program requirements. Once the undergraduate program evaluation is completed, students whose prior degree does not meet the requirements will complete BUS500, rather than RES500 or RES501. Provisionally admitted students whose undergraduate degree meets the requirements will complete RES500 or RES501, rather than BUS500.