Master of Science in Management / Accounting
Thomas Edison State University

Program Details

The Master of Science in Management with an Area of Study in Accounting offers graduates the ability to hone in on core management and leadership skills while supplementing their knowledge in accounting. The Accounting Area of Study builds knowledge in the principles of financial accounting, theoretical structures of accounting, stock market transactions, and auditing and investigative fraud techniques.

Businesses are realizing how important it is to understand their financial data to make their business more profitable during this time of economic crisis. They also realize how important it is to have strict sets of internal controls to make their business more efficient. This area of study offers students a unique academic background and will equip managers to develop expertise in financial business process management.

Students of this degree program may also earn credits toward state requirements to take the Uniform Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam. Rooted in the case method approach, this intensive MSM-ACC area of study degree offers a uniquely collaborative, hands-on education only Thomas Edison State University can offer. The Program is aimed at individuals who have already completed an undergraduate degree at a regionally accredited institution of higher education with a minimum of 24 credits in accounting.


  • Applicants must have earned a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
  • A qualitative evaluation of the applicant's undergraduate educational work from a regionally accredited college or university. An undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0 is recommended to be successful in the program.
  • Relevance of work experience and career objectives to the program objectives.
  • Two years of professional, managerial or related experience is required for all graduate degree programs.
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Special Accreditation

Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education