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Best 5 Online Masters in Accounting Degree Programs

Five Best Online Masters in Accounting Degree Programs

The Master of Accounting degree, like many other graduate programs these days, is being made available as an online option by some universities.  To help you find what could be the best master of accounting schools and programs options for you, we consulted reliable sources like U.S. News and World Report, which has released its 2012 rankings of schools with the best online MBA and graduate business programs. The following schools were included in its Top Online Business Degrees honor roll rankings.

  1. Arizona State University
  2. Arkansas State University, Jonesboro
  3. Brandman University
  4. Central Michigan University
  5. Clarkson University
  6. Florida Institute of Technology
  7. Gardner-Webb University
  8. George Washington University
  9. Indiana University, Bloomington
  10. Marist College
  11. Quinnipiac University
  12. Temple University
  13. University of Houston, Clear Lake
  14. University of Mississippi

You could also consider earning a Master of Accounting, MBA in Accounting or related degree from one of the following schools, which landed the top-five spots in U.S. News and World Report’s 2012 rankings of the best graduate accounting programs. Even if attending one of these schools isn’t an option for you, it can give you a good idea of what a top-rated accounting program should look like. Plus, they might offer an online Master of Accounting sometime in the future.

  • University of Texas
  • University of Chicago
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of Illinois
  • Stanford University

Successfully completing programs from any of the schools mentioned on this page may help you fulfill the academic requirements needed to take the CPA (Certified Public Accountant) exam. Passing this exam is one part of becoming a state-licensed CPA after you graduate. Be sure to check with each school for details on what kind of accounting careers and certifications its programs are designed to prepare you for, as other program information.

Sources:

Best Graduate Accounting Programs, U.S. News and World Report

MBA Honor Roll, U.S. News and World Report

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