Walden University

Master of Science in Accounting - General

A master’s of science (MS) in Accounting (General) from Walden University hopes to teach its students the ins and outs of the financial industry so upon graduation they may better know how to operate as a higher-level accountant or businessperson. The main focus of the program is impart students with the ability to improve their financial analysis and business decisions. Courses a student may take for the degree include financial management tools; effective communication for the accountant; current trends in accounting standards; managing operational and financial risks; forensic and advanced auditing topics; critical thinking and effective management; and initiating and making change.  Careers that graduates may qualify for include compliance auditor, government accountant, and external auditor, among others. Walden University’s program is available 100 percent online, making it popular with non-traditional students, like those who may concurrently have part-time or full-time jobs. Financial aid may be available for some students. 

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Degree Category: Business > Accounting > Masters
Degree Subject: Accounting Degree
Degree Level: Master's