Master of Science in Accounting
American Public University System

Program Details

The online Accounting master’s degree extends knowledge gained from an undergraduate program to increase your skills in written communication, research, and complex problem solving. Graduates will be well equipped to address Accounting issues in private corporations, government entities, public accounting, and not-for-profit organizations.

Classes discuss historic, current, and developing authoritative Accounting standards and how to appropriately apply them to financial transactions. Students will learn how to analyze, evaluate, and organize financial data to assist with managerial decision making. The curriculum covers Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), used to produce and interpret financial statements.

Students can choose a concentration in the following areas:

  • Applied Business Analytics
  • CPA
  • Government Accounting
  • Health Information Management
  • Information Technology
  • Internal Auditing

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

School Accreditation & Licensing

American Public University System is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Additional Materials May Be Requested