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Liberty University’s Master’s Degree in Accounting (also known in the industry as the MACC) is ACBSP accredited and 100% online. Liberty’s MACC online program is designed to prepare you with critical knowledge and skills in business concepts for a successful accounting career. The online Accounting Master’s degree will provide content toward the 150 hours required to sit for the CPA exam and train you in the excellent oral and written skills needed for the accounting field, ensuring that you graduate with a well-rounded degree. Fit your coursework into your schedule with Liberty’s flexible, state-of-the-art online learning environment. Choose a specialized area of study for an industry’s distinctive needs, or gain additional flexibility with the general track and choose additional electives. Through Liberty’s MAAC online degree, you will learn how to provide critical insight into analyzing and interpreting business data.
Liberty’s 100% online MACC degree will provide you with advanced studies in accounting practices and techniques that will help you transition from a general business background to a specialized accounting role, or pursue more advanced studies in accounting in line with pursuing a CPA certification. You will be trained in industry best practices that will cut to the core of business operations so that with your Masters in Accounting, you can be an effective asset in your chosen field. The online MACC degree pairs our state-of-the-art online learning environment with Liberty University’s industry-leading curriculum developed and taught by business professionals with real-world experience, both in the private and public sectors. The online MACC degree gives you the flexibility to work from home on your coursework even with a busy schedule, and you will be able to choose a field-specific area of study or broaden your expertise with the general track.
Other highlights of the Online MACC Degree:
The U.S. Department of Labor projects an 11 percent growth for accounting professions, a faster than average growth for all occupations. As globalization increases and the economy grows, there is an increasingly complex tax and regulatory environment. The changing financial landscape creates a strong demand for accountants and auditors.* In order to take advantage of this growth for a rewarding career, you will need to gain important skills and knowledge in assessing business data so that you can help companies and organizations make informed, evidence-based decisions. An online MACC degree is a valuable credential in private and public markets and provides many employment opportunities, especially when students complete requirements to become a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).
Liberty University’s online MAAC degree provides core accounting content which will apply to any industry while offering the ability to specialize in a specific field’s unique requirements. While pursuing your MS in accounting online, you will study topics in Business Law for Accountants, Tax Research and Jurisprudence, and Accounting Ethics to ensure that you have a firm foundation of responsible accounting practice that will ensure compliant business operations. Studies in Accounting Information Systems, Advanced Financial Accounting Theory, and other topics will provide the theoretical and practical knowledge to ensure you can tackle any operational challenges of your chosen field. Choose a specialized area of study for your online MS in Accounting to provide a unique selection of content that will fit your field of choice, and you can be sure that you will be prepared to help leverage data for evidence-based business decisions.
You may also be interested in exploring our master degree in Business Administration or Executive Leadership.
After completing Liberty University’s online MACC degree, students will be prepared for accounting auditing and management roles, as well as have the general business skills and knowledge important for successful business ownership. With an ACBSP-accredited Masters in Accounting from Liberty University, you can be confident that your degree will meet the standards set by exclusive business organizations and public roles.
* Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA). Information obtained on September 19, 2017.
Explore information about each of the Master of Science in Accounting cognates below.
Liberty University’s Master of Science in Accounting - Audit and Financial Reporting, 100% online program, explores the area of accounting as it relates to the ethics, development, and prevention of fraudulent financial reporting. Through this program, you will develop the verbal and written skills to obtain competency within the field of accounting as financial statement analysis.
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Liberty University’s ACBSP accredited Master of Science in Accounting- Business, 100% online program, gives you a unique perspective on all areas of accounting, including the tools, resources, and skills needed to be effective in the field of accounting. Through this program, you will develop a well-rounded understanding of accounting with applicable business integrations.
Liberty University’s Master of Science in Accounting - Forensic Accounting, 100% online program, explores the area of accounting as it relates to the examination, government involvement, and prevention of accounting fraud. Through this program, you will develop the verbal and written skills to obtain competency within the field forensic analysis.
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Liberty University’s ACBSP accredited Master of Science in Accounting- Financial Services, 100% online program, equips you with specific instruction and provision to gear your learning towards corporate financing strategies, as well as viewing accounting services from an operational and financial viewpoint. This program will offer you the opportunity to examine how management addresses accounting data. You will be able to look at financial services from an accounting perspective and graduate with integral upper-level financial services skills.
Liberty University’s Master of Science in Accounting- General, 100% online program, will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to successfully enter the field of accounting. Though the seamless integration of business and accounting, you will obtain the tools to effectively lead and manage in the accounting world.
Liberty University’s ACBSP accredited Master of Science in Accounting- Leadership, 100% online program, offers you the ability to apply accounting concepts, theories, and models from a leadership perspective. Specializing in leadership encourages you to pursue valuable skills and knowledge essential to professional and interpersonal leadership development in the field of accounting.
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Liberty University’s ACBSP accredited Master of Science in Accounting- Taxation, 100% online program, explores the area of accounting as it relates to the ethics, development, and implementation of taxation in society. Through this program, you will develop the verbal and written skills to obtain competency within the field of accounting as it relates to taxation.