MS in Accounting & Finance

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Maria Antonieta Marcial '08

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Prepare for a Successful Accounting and
Finance Career

Gain professional skills and expertise about critical accounting and finance principals with SNHU's master's in accounting and finance, available online and on campus.

Corporations and organizations large and small are in need of qualified, trained accounting and financial professionals who understand the importance of accurate quantitative analysis on decision-making and strategy and compliance with strict financial statement rules and regulations.

Earn your MS in Accounting and Finance online or on campus and gain the tools to help these entities thrive. Topics include:

  • Professional auditing methods
  • Cost analysis
  • Using the latest technology to evaluate financial records
  • Individual and corporate tax preparation
  • Financial reporting and management
  • Budgeting and financing

Developed with input from our corporate partners such as Fidelity, our MS in Accounting and Finance degree program can open up a variety of career opportunities in for-profit, nonprofit and municipal sectors.

Build Industry Skills with Professional Faculty

Your professors bring decades of accounting and financial experience into the course work. They understand the skills that are needed in the workplace today and how to prepare you to meet those needs because they apply what they teach in the real world.

Employment Opportunities

Careers in accounting and finance can be found in nearly every type of business endeavor. The outlook for the types of professions you can explore with an SNHU Accounting and Finance MS degree appear strong well into the future. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, management, business and financial occupations are expected to grow more than 10 percent through 2018. Among the BLS’s occupations with the largest projected job growth through 2018 are accountants and auditors (22 percent), management analysts (24 percent), and bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (10 percent).

Additional positions you may qualify for after earning your MS in Accounting and Finance online or on campus at SNHU include:

  • Public and corporate accountant
  • Personal financial planner
  • Investment analyst 
  • Auditor
  • Budget analyst
  • Financial reporting and management professional 
  • Tax preparation and planning specialist
  • Record and bookkeeper

Admission Requirements

Acceptance decisions are made on a rolling basis throughout the year for our five graduate terms. You can apply at any time and get a decision within days of submitting all required materials. To apply, simply contact an admission counselor, who can help you explore financial options.  Your counselor can also walk you through the application process, which involves completing a graduate application ($40 fee) and providing undergraduate transcripts.

Candidates are also required to submit a resume.

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