The Master of Science in Accounting online degree provides the opportunity to develop skills in planning, controlling, evaluation, and analysis that characterize a successful career in this field. The curriculum satisfies the requirements to sit for the CPA exam in Massachusetts or Connecticut. Students gain analytical reasoning and problem-solving skills and are able to apply knowledge and quantitative and qualitative decision-making skills to resolve issues in taxation and other accounting-related areas.
This online accounting degree features a challenging academic environment with coursework that includes case studies, experiential exercises via simulations, and assessment performance. Courses are taught by experienced faculty with strong ties to the industry and who ensure the curriculum responds quickly to changes in regulations and practice.
A concentration in Forensic Accounting/Fraud Investigation is available.
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
AACSB International (AACSB)
School Accreditation & Licensing
Western New England University is accredited by:
New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Admission TestsGMAT, GRE
Additional Materials May Be Requested, Official College Transcript(s)