Master of Science in Accounting Overview
If you have successfully completed a bachelor's degree in business with a major in accounting or finance, Purdue Global’s Master of Science in Accounting could be your next step in discovering mid-to-senior-level opportunities.
The master’s in accounting program is designed to enrich skills in auditing, taxation, cost accounting, and financial accounting. The curriculum focuses on:
- Generating and analyzing accounting data
- Creating quality improvement processes, compliance strategies, and reimbursement procedures
- Conducting research
- Addressing risk management and legal issues
- Managing an accounting department
Choose from four concentrations to meet your specific interests and goals:
- Audit: Focus on the development, design, and implementation of accounting systems with an emphasis on internal control.
- Finance: Study research methods for assessing how accounting information impacts business and decision making.
- Government accounting: Consider accounting concepts specific to the planning and administration of public, quasi-public, and nonprofit organizations.
- Tax accounting: Study the concepts and processes relevant to tax research, including the Internal Revenue Code, treasury regulations, and federal and state tax cases.
See the University Catalog for policy and degree plan information specific to this program.