As the field of accounting continues to evolve, organizations are in need of future-focused accountants who can adapt to new technologies, improve financial processes, and stay ahead of the curve. The online Master’s in Accounting (MAcc) program from the CU Denver Business School is designed for experienced and aspiring accountants who are looking to establish successful careers in accounting and business. Our program prepares you to take the CPA exam with in-depth courses that target exam topics in auditing, advanced financial accounting, tax, and accounting ethics. As the only AACSB Accounting Accredited program in Colorado, you’ll graduate with the practical skills and business strategies you need to manage accounting teams, tackle complex accounting problems, and lead individuals and organizations to financial success.
Accountants and financial experts are highly valued in all businesses and organizations, and aspiring professionals who earn their master’s degree are well-prepared to move into advanced roles within the field. Our flexible, 100% online Master’s in Accounting program is open to students from all academic and professional backgrounds who are ready to pursue a career in public accounting, auditing, managerial accounting, nonprofit accounting, and more. Even if your bachelor’s degree and experience are in an unrelated field, we encourage you to apply for our online accounting program and pursue your accounting career goals. We offer prerequisite courses for anyone who needs additional foundational accounting education before moving on to more complex concepts.
Many of our students are also working toward becoming a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). Our online Master’s of Accounting provides you the knowledge and skillset necessary to become a leader in accounting and finance, while enabling you to meet the Colorado CPA licensure accounting education requirement. Throughout your degree, you’ll take classes in topics such as auditing theory, federal business tax, and financial planning, and you’ll gain the specialized accounting knowledge you need to feel confident when you sit for the CPA exam.
Each course in your master’s degree is designed by expert faculty and experienced accountants who are dedicated to making sure the curriculum aligns with current industry trends. You’ll collaborate with peers who highly motivated to achieve their goals, whether they’re hoping to pass the CPA exam or explore other accounting career paths. Your master’s degree will help you sharpen the accounting, business, communication, and management skills that you need to stand out as an accounting professional.