Master of Science in Accounting - Financial Services Online Degree Program

Master of Science in Accounting Financial Services

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Help Guide Your Company through Difficult Financial Decisions with the Online Masters in Accounting – Financial Services Degree

Liberty University’s 100% online Masters in Accounting is designed for people who see themselves making a bigger difference in their company, organization, or small business in the area of financial services. The online Masters in Accounting program will build on your previous business and accounting experience to help you discover new ways to assist your business run more efficiently and better utilize financial assets by leveraging critical business data. Through the Financial Services area of study, you will learn the process for assessing and evaluating business assets to give you an edge in a competitive business marketplace.

Why Choose Liberty’s Online Accounting Degrees?

Our online Master's Degree in Accounting with a specialization in Financial Services will develop your business and accounting skills into a cohesive model for analyzing, evaluating, and leverage business assets to increase efficiency, grow your market and reduce risk. The management and leadership skills built into the core of the online Masters in Accounting curriculum will prepare you for leadership roles, and the advanced graduate studies in business and accounting will give you the theoretical and practical background needed to adapt to many industries. We accomplish this through our challenging and rewarding, biblically-based courses taught by seasoned business professionals with real-world experience. Each professor will teach you needed the skills and techniques to develop you into an expert in the field.

Liberty University is the largest private, nonprofit university in the nation and the largest university in Virginia, so you can be confident that your degree will not only meet the rigorous standards of accreditation but will hold its value over time. Courses in our online Masters in Accounting degree will also assist you in meeting the requirements to sit for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Exam when accompanied by an Undergraduate Accounting degree.

What Will You Learn in the Online Masters in Accounting Degree?

Our online Masters in Accounting – Financial Services degree will explore the integral aspects of business, accounting, and important financial services. As a student in our Masters in Accounting degree, you will study all components of the field, including investments, corporate finance, financial markets, and more. The online course content will provide an advanced study in business, economics, and accounting, with an in-depth focus on issues and knowledge in finance and financial management.

In our online accounting degree, you will learn how to employ effective technological strategies for financial decision-making, develop skills to manage the resources needed to grow your business, make investments and acquisitions, and plan for the future of your company.

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Program Highlights

  • By earning your online Masters in Accounting degree from a non-profit university whose online programs ranked in the top five of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility, you will be set apart from others in your field.
  • Tuition for all undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs has not increased in three straight years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a non-profit university. 
  • The Master of Science in Accounting – Financial Services is an online degree in accounting that will prepare you to sit for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam when combined with an Undergraduate Accounting degree.
  • Students can complete this Master of Science in Accounting: Financial Services online accounting degree in as little as one year.

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Military Benefits

Are you a service member, veteran, military spouse, or Department of Defense employee? We are proud to support you in your pursuit of online education by offering the following benefits: 

  • Tuition discounts - $275 for graduate (per credit hour)
    • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as an Emergency Responder (less than $625 per course).
  • 8-week courses, eight different start dates each year and no set login times.

Online Masters in Accounting Degree Program Format

  • 100% online
  • 30 total hours
  • A maximum of 50% of the program hours may be transferred if approved and allowable.
  • 8-week courses, eight different start dates each year and no set login times.

Liberty’s Masters in Accounting Online Degree Information and Requirements

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Potential Career Options with a Degree in Financial Services

Graduates who complete our online Financial Services degree will have the opportunity to pursue careers as:

  • Credit/Loan Counselor
  • Loan Interviewer
  • New Accounts Clerk
  • Audit Accountant
  • Business Owner
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Finance Manager