Whether you are preparing for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam,* exploring other accounting-related certifications, or seeking to begin or move ahead in a career in accounting, pursuing your Master’s in Accounting can help you advance in the field.

Walden’s online Master’s in accounting explores advanced accounting principles to help improve your analytic and financial decision-making and prepare you to address today’s accounting challenges. Designed to help you stay current in a rapidly changing profession, the master of science in accounting program covers subjects relevant to the field, such as the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, recent regulatory decisions by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, and other emerging topics and trends.

Embedded Graduate-Level Certificate

Receive a graduate-level certificate after successfully completing the first four courses in the program, giving you a valuable credential while you work toward completing your M.S. in Accounting.

Find detailed information for this program, including possible occupations, completion rate, program costs, and median student loan debt.

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  • ACBSP Accounting Accreditation

    ACBSP Accredited in Accounting

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  • What They Say

    “The accounting profession is facing unprecedented change and growth. We believe Walden’s master’s programs in accounting will help meet this demand for informed practitioners through a curriculum that combines theory and research with relevant knowledge and strategies.”

    Dr. Roberto Castaneda, Program Director
    M.S. in Accounting and M.S. in Accounting and Management

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