Master's Degree in Accounting Online
Credit Hours
Years (Avg.)
Class Type
100% Online, 8 Week Courses
Transfer Credits
Up to 50% of the Degree Total can be Transferred to Liberty
Next Start Date
Sep 16, 2019

Bring Critical Data Analysis to Business through the Master’s in Accounting Online Degree

Liberty University’s Master’s degree in Accounting online is ACBSP accredited and 100% online. Liberty’s Masters in Accounting degree 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 of formal education 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.

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Why Choose Liberty’s Master’s in Accounting Online Degree?

Liberty’s 100% online Master’s in Accounting 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 Master’s in Accounting, you can be an effective asset in your chosen field.

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Master’s in Accounting Accreditations and Awards

What Will You Learn in the Master’s in Accounting Online Degree?

Liberty University’s Master’s in Accounting online 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 the Master’s in Accounting online degree, 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.

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Degree Info
Military Benefits
Career Options
Admission Requirements

Master’s in Accounting Degree Information and Requirements

Master’s in Accounting Online Military Benefits

Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students from all over the world. Whether you are a current service member, discharged or retired from service, or the spouse of a service member or veteran, we are here to support you every step of the journey. As a thank you for your dedication and service to our country, Liberty is honored to serve and 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 a First Responder (less than $625 per course).
  • Eight-week courses, eight different start dates each year and no set log-in times.

Potential Career Options for Online Master’s Degree in Accounting Students

After completing Liberty University’s Master’s in Accounting online 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 Master’s in Accounting from Liberty University, you can be confident that your degree will meet the standards set by exclusive business organizations and public roles.

  • Audit Accountant
  • Business Owner
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Finance Manager

Admission Requirements for Online Graduate Certificate Programs

A regionally or nationally accredited Bachelor’s degree with a 3.0 or above GPA is required for admission in good standing. Please visit our Admission Requirements Page for more detailed admissions related information and information about program prerequisites.

*Please Note: The Master of Science in Accounting requires specific accounting coursework as a prerequisite to admission.

All applicants must submit the following:

  • Admission Application
  • Application fee*
  • Unofficial college transcripts and submit a transcript request form.**
  • Proof of English proficiency

*There is no upfront application fee; however, a deferred $50 application fee will be assessed during financial check-in. This fee is waived for qualifying service members, veterans, and military spouses – documentation verifying military status is required.

**An official transcript is needed within 60 days of acceptance or before non-attendance drops for the first set of matriculated classes, whichever comes first.

Master’s in Accounting Online Specializations

Explore information about each of the Master of Science in Accounting specializations below.

Audit and Financial Reporting


Forensic Accounting

Financial Services