Advance Your Career in Accounting
Our Master of Science in Accounting is industry-driven. You'll emerge with all the tools you need for advancement in your career, and you’ll be well-prepared to take the CPA exam. Career opportunities in this field are expected to grow 6% through 2028, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
The master's degree curriculum is a challenging mix of classes in taxation, analysis, and advanced auditing, plus classes in ethics, leadership, and management. You’ll graduate ready for positions as a public accountant, corporate accountant, and accountancy in private industry and nonprofit organizations.
International Accounting is a rapidly expanding field and its importance has grown in conjunction with globalization. You'll be ready to tackle global challenges in the twenty-first century – challenges that require you to be knowledgeable in international financial reporting, harmonization, standardization, and consolidation of financial statements of multinational corporations.
Foundation Core Courses
You may be required to take an additional foundation course if it was not taken during your undergraduate studies in accounting. This foundation class is offered either online or on campus during the weekend. Your admissions counselor will advise you as to whether this class is necessary. There is a separate tuition for the foundation course.
Statistics Foundations - This foundation course covers concepts in descriptive statistics, inferential statistics, probability, and OLS estimates (trend line with intercept and slope). The objective of the workshop is to strengthen skills in abstract thinking, critical analysis, and forecasting.
The value of professional connections can’t be overstated. Monroe’s King Graduate School offers several opportunities for you to expand your network with others in business and accounting.
- Delta Mu Delta International Honor Society – recognizing the academic excellence of students at qualifying colleges around the world
- The National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) – for students who want to enhance opportunities for themselves in the accounting and finance industries; the NABA Chapter proudly enters the Deloitte Case Competition each year, winning first place in 2017 and 2018!
- Association for Latino Professionals for America (ALPFA) – helping students develop leadership skills, access the national ALPFA Scholarship Program, acquire professional mentors, and network within the Big Four accounting firms and leading Fortune 500 companies
King Graduate School has shown me how to do an in-depth analysis of my company's financials.
MS Accounting, 2017
BBA Accounting, 2011
Staff Accountant, Asphalt Green
Professor, School of Business and Accounting
Director, Accounting Programs
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