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Best 30 Master Programs in Professional Accounting 2019

A Masters degree gives you the opportunity to either further your understanding of a particular question or take off in a completely different way using skills you have gained from your previous undergraduate degree.

An education in professional accounting provides the knowledge that students may need to work in the business realm. Classes offered can include finances of enterprises, macroeconomics, business law, finance accounting, auditing, taxation and financial institutions.

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Rady School of Management

The Rady School's Master of Professional Accountancy (MPAc) enhances future career opportunities by preparing students for a wide range of accounting career opportunities ... [+]

Launch Your Career in Professional Accountancy

The Rady School's Master of Professional Accountancy (MPAc) enhances future career opportunities by preparing students for a wide range of accounting career opportunities that span public accounting firms, corporate accounting departments, and not-for-profit and governmental organizations. The foundation of the MPAc experience at Rady includes outstanding faculty, integrative accounting knowledge, team projects, emphasis on communication and teamwork, case studies, professional seminars, guest speakers, simulations, and hands-on-experiences.

In the Rady School MPAc program you will: Fulfill accounting education requirements for CPA licensure. Acquire an advanced degree to become more attractive to potential employers. Be part of the UC San Diego and Rady School networks. Access personal career coaches via Rady’s Graduate Career Connections. Work in a diverse team as you learn key business functions such as marketing, finance and operations. ... [-]
USA San Diego
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English
Full-time
12 years
Campus
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Singapore Management University

SMU MPA is a graduate qualification that has received accreditation from various global professional bodies (ISCA, CPA ... [+]

SMU MPA is a graduate qualification that has received accreditation from various global professional bodies (ISCA, CPA Australia, ICAA, ICAEW, CIMA, SAC and AACSB). The MPA curriculum offers academic rigour and first-hand industry knowledge and is taught by a world-class faculty with significant industry experience. The MPA appeals to two main groups of aspirants – non-accounting graduates who wish to join the accounting profession, and those who require accounting knowledge in their expanded or future roles. MPA graduates are well sought after in areas of accounting, taxation, auditing and consulting in both the public and private sectors.

Admission Requirements Applicants must demonstrate good prior academic performance in an undergraduate degree from a recognised institution of higher learning. Applicants must have sufficient background in Mathematics/Calculus. GMAT is compulsory for all applicants. More information about GMAT is available at the GMAT website. Candidates should take the GMAT as soon as possible. The results should be sent directly from Educational Testing Service (ETS) to SMU (code for SMU MPA: F8D-3B-56). If the official GMAT scores are not ready yet, candidates may submit their MPA application using the unofficial scores and submit the official results later. Applicants with post-undergraduate working experience will have an added advantage. - Shortlisted applicants will be invited for an interview by members of the MPA Admission Panel. For international students, telephone interviews will be conducted if they are not in Singapore. Applicants must show proficiency in the English language. Applicants whose Undergraduate medium of instruction was not in English,... [-]
Singapore
August 2019
English
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 24 months
Campus
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University of Auckland Business School

The Master of Professional Accounting is an 18-month coursework masters degree programme designed to prepare graduates for a career in accounting. You will acquire knowle ... [+]

The Master of Professional Accounting is an 18-month coursework masters degree programme designed to prepare graduates for a career in accounting. You will acquire knowledge and skills in business, accounting, finance, commercial law and taxation.

The programme is recognised by key professional accounting bodies, including Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ formerly NZICA), CPA Australia, the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and Chartered Institute of Management Accountant CIMA.

Career prospects

With a Master of Professional Accounting, you will have the skills and knowledge required to launch a career as an accountant with a chartered accountancy practice, industry or the public sector.... [-]

New Zealand Auckland
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English
Full-time
18 months
Campus
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La Trobe University

The two-year Master of Professional Accounting is suitable if you have an undergraduate degree without an accounting major. This degree helps you develop your understandi ... [+]

The two-year Master of Professional Accounting is suitable if you have an undergraduate degree without an accounting major. This degree helps you develop your understanding of accounting, economics, management and related areas. It is a suitable course for people interested in changing their career paths or broadening the options in their existing field in, for example, engineering, medicine, science or the arts.

We are partnered with CPA, ICAA, and the Globally Responsible Leadership Initiative and is a signatory to the United Nations' Principles of Responsible Management Education. These partnerships, education and research commitments ensure we offer a highly regarded, global perspective on business and finance.... [-]

Australia Melbourne
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English
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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University of Wollongong Faculty of Business

The Master of Professional Accounting (MPA) is designed for students who want a career in the accounting profession and therefore the learning experience and knowledge ar ... [+]

The Master of Professional Accounting (MPA) is designed for students who want a career in the accounting profession and therefore the learning experience and knowledge areas are focused on the practice of accounting.

The course first introduces the fundamental principles of accounting, economics, and aspects of the economic system and then proceeds to the study of specific knowledge areas which are vital for accounting professionals. You will develop knowledge and skills to apply accounting principles in the preparation and interpretation of financial statements and, enable you to research current accounting issues. You will also have an understanding of the differences between accounting principles and taxation law and the tax implications of business activities. If you are interested in undertaking a two-year option, you can consider the Master of Professional Accounting Advanced.... [-]

Australia North Wollongong
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English
Full-time
Part-time
18 months
Campus
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Massey Business School

Join the only master’s programme in New Zealand endorsed by the Chartered Financial Analysts (CFA). The Master of Professional Accountancy and Finance is the only postgra ... [+]

One of a kind

Join the only master’s programme in New Zealand endorsed by the Chartered Financial Analysts (CFA). The Master of Professional Accountancy and Finance is the only postgraduate degree in New Zealand combining the vital business disciplines of accountancy and finance.

The Master of Professional Accountancy and Finance (MPAF) is the only master’s qualification in New Zealand endorsed by the CFA (Chartered Financial Analysts). Massey University is one of only 130 partner universities around the world to have a partnership agreement with the CFA.

Elevate your career

The Master of Professional Accountancy and Finance shows a commitment to gaining the business capabilities that are sought-after by potential employers. It will build on your previous study and/or practical work experience to help you develop an excellent understanding of accountancy and finance principles and practical applications. It is the only masters qualification where your study covers both these disciplines.... [-]

New Zealand Palmerston North Auckland
August 2019
English
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 6 years
Campus
Online
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The University of Western Australia

The Master of Professional Accounting will provide you with training in the technical aspects of the preparation of accounting data; develop your skills in the applicatio ... [+]

The Master of Professional Accounting will provide you with training in the technical aspects of the preparation of accounting data; develop your skills in the application of accounting information to solving problems and making decisions; and develop your knowledge and skills in related professional disciplines such as finance, taxation, auditing, and management.

This course provides an opportunity for graduates to obtain a qualification that is recognized by professional accounting bodies and the wider business community.

Accounting at UWA

UWA is ranked among the top 100 universities in the world for Accounting (QS 2014)UWA’s Master of Professional Accounting is accredited by Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, CPA Australia, and the Institute of Public AccountantsUWA’s Emeritus Professor Philip Brown has a scholarship named in his honor by the Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand... [-]

Australia Crawley
January 2020
English
Full-time
Part-time
18 - 24 months
Campus
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The University of Waikato

This internationally recognised masters degree will prepare you to launch a professional career in accounting after just 14 months of study. Start your academic journey t ... [+]

Master of Professional Accounting

This internationally recognised masters degree will prepare you to launch a professional career in accounting after just 14 months of study. Start your academic journey towards becoming a Chartered Accountant today.

The Master of Professional Accounting (MPAcct) is designed especially for students who have never studied accounting before at university-level, but already have a bachelor's degree in another subject area, such as arts, teaching, law or economics.

It provides a professional qualification that is recognised and respected by employers in New Zealand and around the world, making it easier to find work overseas.

Over 14 months, you will develop advanced skills and knowledge in all the core areas of accounting and business, and be able to apply critical thinking and problem-solving skills to practical accounting situations.... [-]

New Zealand Hamilton Tauranga
March 2020
English
Full-time
14 months
Campus
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Victoria University of Wellington

Make the move into accounting or get the certification you need to take the next step in your accountancy career. ... [+]

Ramp up your career with a recognized accounting degree

Make the move into accounting or get the certification you need to take the next step in your accountancy career.

Learn to manage complex accounting and business issues, and gain the confidence to provide specialist expertise.

You’ll build an understanding of professional practice, ethics and procedures, and insight into the business landscape in New Zealand and internationally.

Fast-track or fit in with work

The MPA helps you fast-track your certification and is a globally-recognized qualification you can complete in 16–17 months full-time study.

The MPA is also ideal for working professionals wanting to add accountancy to their resume. You don’t need to have studied accounting before and evening courses mean you can study part-time while working.... [-]

New Zealand Wellington
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English
Full-time
Part-time
16 - 32 months
Campus
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ICADE Business School

The Master's Degree in Audit of Accounts and Superior Accounting is a Postgraduate degree taught by ICADE Business School , at the Universidad Pontificia Comillas. It ... [+]

The Master's Degree in Audit of Accounts and Superior Accounting is a Postgraduate degree taught by ICADE Business School , at the Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Its main objective is to provide specialized and professional training in auditing and accounting.

Among the differential points:

- The excellence we print in our teaching-learning processes.

- Linkage with different auditing firms that translates into professional practices in the sector.

- Master approved by the ICAC to exempt the theoretical part of the public examination of access to the ROAC.

- Excellent Cloister with an important representation of professionals occupying positions of representation in the sector.... [-]

Spain Madrid
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Spanish
Full-time
10 months
Campus
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University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

The Master of Business Administration and Master of Professional Accounting double degree provides you with the opportunity to gain the knowledge and skills required for ... [+]

Become an accountant and gain a competitive edge in business

The Master of Business Administration and Master of Professional Accounting double degree provides you with the opportunity to gain the knowledge and skills required for professional accounting, while also developing an understanding of the broader management context, better preparing you for senior management roles.

You will receive a separate testamur (official certificate) for each degree and will be able to complete the double degree in less time than if you chose to study the two degrees separately.

Professional accreditation

The program satisfies the educational entrance requirements of both CPA Australia and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ). This provides associate membership of CPA Australia, eligibility to study the CPA professional exams and eligibility to study the CAANZ professional exams.... [-]

Australia Toowoomba Springfield Australia Online
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English
Full-time
Part-time
30 months
Campus
Online
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University of South Australia

The Master of Professional Accounting will prepare you for practice as a professional accountant. You will develop analytical, general business management and problem-sol ... [+]

Degree overview Accredited by Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, and CPA Australia. Designed to develop advanced knowledge and skills for accounting practice. One of only five Australian universities to offer professional CPA elective courses within an accounting degree. Develop crucial analytical, business management, problem-solving and communication skills. Complete 150 hours of industry placement as an elective course. Focus on key areas such as commerce, tax, financial management and public practice. Be mentored by a senior business leader through the Executive Partners Program. Qualify for Advanced Standing for previous qualifications and complete your degree in just 1.5 years. Study a curriculum informed by world-class research in Accounting(1). The University of South Australia Business School is ranked in the top one percent worldwide(2) and has been awarded an overall five stars for excellence in the QS Stars Ratings 2019. UniSA is ranked in the Top 150 institutions in the world for Accounting and Finance(3). UniSA is No.1 in SA for postgraduate employment outcomes in Business and Management(4). ... [-]
Australia Adelaide
February 2020
English
Full-time
18 - 24 months
Campus
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University Of Bergamo

The AAG curriculum is designed to motivate and inspire students to think and search for innovative responses to changes in the contemporary societal, business and organis ... [+]

The Master's Degree in Business Administration, Professional and Managerial Accounting is part of the International program of the University of Bergamo and is organized in two curricula, one taught in Italian and the other one in English:

Economia aziendale, direzione amministrativa e professione (EADAP) [taught in Italian] Accounting, Accountability and Governance (AAG) [taught in English] that includes, two 'Majors': Financial Accounting for International Professionals (FAIP) Sustainability, Accountability, and Governance (SAG) ADMISSION INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

In order to be admitted to the curriculum taught in English, applicants are required knowledge of English corresponding to level B2, according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). Applicants should submit to an individual interview in order to test if they satisfy the admission requirements. For information on how to apply, pre-enrolment form, admission test, and enrolment, please follow the links below:... [-]

Italy Bergamo
October 2019
English,Italian
Full-time
Campus
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RMIT - Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

Take your career to the next level! By studying the MPA, you’re making a long-term investment in your career development and the development of the accounting profession ... [+]

Overview

Take your career to the next level

By studying the MPA, you’re making a long-term investment in your career development and the development of the accounting profession globally.

Why study professional accounting?

RMIT's Master of Professional Accounting is designed primarily for students from non-accounting backgrounds who want to develop an understanding of the technical and social dimensions in accounting and business.

Improve your skillsThe International Federation of Accountants (IFAC), CPA Australia and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand have helped design RMIT’s postgraduate professional accounting programs to ensure we’re in-step with the future needs of professional bodies and employers. Broaden your career choicesThe MPA provides a broad-based accounting and business qualification for a career in many industries and sectors. It is designed for graduates from any discipline who are considering a career in accounting for the first time, providing many opportunities for industry-based, practical learning. Network with like-minded professionalsIf you are currently in a role that demands accounting knowledge, we’ll get you up to speed with the latest industry practices and standards. If you’re thinking of stepping out on your own, the Business Skills for Start-Up's elective will help you put your best foot forward. ... [-]
Australia Melbourne
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English
Full-time
18 - 24 months
Campus
Online
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Melbourne Polytechnic

Advance your accounting skills and business acumen into research, further learning or professional practice, with Melbourne Polytechnic’s Master of Professional and Pract ... [+]

Advance your accounting skills and business acumen into research, further learning or professional practice, with Melbourne Polytechnic’s Master of Professional and Practising Accounting (MPPA).

Designed for progressive, hardworking, business-minded graduates and for those wanting to excel in the professional accounting field, the MPPA offers a plethora of employment opportunities, from working as an academic to a CFO, in any corner of the globe!

Keep up, move on and get ahead

The global business world is evolving at an ever-increasing rate. Companies want professionals who are able to identify trends and propose corporate adaptations that ensure financial and operational viability.... [-]

Australia Melbourne
July 2019
English
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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