Master of Science in Accounting – Business Enhance Your Accounting Career with Business Expertise


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Transfer in up to 50% of the degree total

Are you interested in advancing your accounting career while mastering business principles that can help you become more marketable in your field? Perhaps public accounting firm jobs are your priority, but you’d like additional training in general business. Liberty University’s online degree in accounting with a focus in business provides a core set of accounting classes as well as a flexible selection of strategic business courses that can be tailored to suit your individual goals.

This advanced business program, which is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), is designed for those who want to work in a variety of positions within the field of accounting. If you are looking for an accredited online master’s in accounting program with specialized business study, this degree may be for you.

You don’t have to limit yourself to only an accounting career path. You can use Liberty’s MS in Accounting to become an accounting professional who is also well-versed in general business.

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  • Private Nonprofit University
  • 600+ Online Degrees
  • No Standardized Testing for Admission
  • Transfer in up to 75% of an Undergrad Degree
  • Transfer in up to 50% of a Grad/Doctoral Degree

A career in accounting requires the highest level of accuracy and security to ensure business growth and success. When you earn an online Master of Science in Accounting from Liberty University, you will not only be trained in these crucial skills, but also become grounded in the biblical principles needed to make difficult business decisions in the most ethical way possible.

The online master’s in accounting – business program is taught by industry-leading business professionals, so you can be confident that your accounting and business expertise is rooted in real-world practice. This combination of industry expertise and biblical ethics is critical for a responsible and successful career in the detail-oriented and complex field of accounting.

Through the online Master of Science in Accounting – Business degree program, your accounting expertise will be developed by a rigorous curriculum in accounting law, research, ethics, and auditing. The online master’s in accounting is designed to build on your previous accounting experience, introduce you to new financial analysis concepts, and hone your business management skills. This degree can prepare you to address a wide variety of accounting challenges in many different industries.

The business area of study for the online Master of Science in Accounting allows you to customize your course content, so you can increase your marketability to hiring managers. You will be able to choose from several subject areas that will help equip you for management, decision-making, strategic marketing, and international business. These business electives can help you broaden your appeal to potential employers or specialize in a specific role.

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Graduate Full Time $565/Credit
Graduate Part Time $615/Credit
Military Graduate $275/Credit

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Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students across the globe.

Who May Qualify?

  • Active Duty
  • Reserve/National Guard
  • Veterans/Retirees
  • Spouses of Service Members and Veterans/Retirees
  • Current Department of Defense Employees

Available Benefits:

  • Tuition discounts – $275 per credit hour for graduate courses
  • Additional discount for veterans who service in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $625 per course)*
  • 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year, and no set login times (may exclude certain courses such as practicums, internships, or field experiences)

*Not applicable to certificates.