Take Control of your Future
Southern New Hampshire University's accounting and finance master's degree online curriculum combines theory with practice in two in-demand fields. By broadening your skill set in areas such as budgetary analysis, cost accounting, and financial management, you can improve your marketability significantly in a number of careers. Because MS in Accounting and Finance courses are offered online, on-location, or a combination of both, you can build a schedule that's convenient for you.
From Business Analyst to CPA
With increased scrutiny on corporations to comply with strict accounting practices and a rising demand for transparency in business practices, there's a growing need for trained professionals to fill roles in corporate finance, banking, investing, government, and a variety of for-profit and not-for-profit industries. In fact, according to the U.S. Department of Labor, accounting/finance careers are expected to grow upwards of 20 percent by 2018.
MS Accounting-Finance Degree
Credits Required: 42 credits minimum
The accounting and finance master's degree online curriculum is a 14-course, 42 credit program offered on campus, online, or both. The following is list of courses you must successfully complete to earn your Master's in Accounting/Finance degree:
MS in Accounting/Finance Foundation Courses
ACC 550 Cost Accounting
ACC 610 Financial Reporting I
ACC 620 Financial Reporting II
ACC 630 Financial Reporting III
ACC 640 Auditing
ACC 690 Advanced Topics in Financial Reporting
MBA 610 Business Law
TAX 660 Tax Factors in Business Decisions
FIN 500 Financial Management
FIN 610 Short-Term Financial Management
FIN 620 Money and Capital Markets
FIN 630 Capital Budgeting & Financing
FIN 640 Investment Analysis & Portfolio Management
FIN 660 Creating Value: Merger/Acquisition
MBA 501, 502, 503 and MBA 610 may be waived for students who have a business degree. ACC 550 and ACC 610 requires related course work on the undergraduate level to qualify for waivers. Other courses may also be waived if eligible. If waived:
- ACC 550 Cost Accounting can be replaced with ACC 660 Controllership.
- ACC 610 Financial Reporting I can be replaced with ACC 680 International Accounting.
- ACC 640 Auditing can be replaced with ACC 646 Introduction to Forensic Accounting and Fraud Examination.
Speak with an admissions counselor to find out more about which courses you are eligible to waive. Contact Admissions.
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