Master of Science in Accounting - Online

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An Accounting Degree for Busy Professionals

Prepare for the CPA examination while mastering your knowledge and skills in the principles and standards of accounting through New England College’s online Master of Science in Accounting degree program.  This innovative program in accounting is organized to provide you with proper preparation for the examination while developing knowledge in theory and application of accounting standards in a flexible online environment.

Highlights of New England College’s Online Master of Science in Accounting Degree

New England College’s Master of Science in Accounting degree is a 40-credit hour program created to build your knowledge in auditing, financial reporting, taxation, cost accounting and more.  Strategic thinking, problem solving, leadership and other topics are approached in this program in an inter-disciplinary manner to encourage the development of the core competencies required by most states as the 150-hour requirement for the CPA examination.

  • Refine your critical thinking, analysis and problem solving skills for advanced risk analysis, auditing, taxation and other disciplines
  • Prepare for CPA examination
  • Prepare for Management Accountant (CMA) certification
  • Prepare for Fraud Examiner (CFE) certification
  • Prepare for Internal Auditor (CIA) certification

Student Success Stories

~ Ryan A. Briouig, Graduate 

“While pursuing my Master degree in Accounting at NEC, I have enjoyed the convenience of online learning and the advanced topics that I have been exposed to particularly in financial reporting, taxation and corporate finance which allowed me to solve real-world business problems.” 

~ Gloria D. Bridges, Graduate

“I have truly increased my horizons in the accounting field.  My prospects for the future are very promising.  As I advance in this field, I hope to continue to pursue my quest for knowledge.”

~ Doni Mooberry, Graduate

“The quality of the faculty and staff has far surpassed the expectations I had coming into the program and matches anything I have experienced in my previous law and graduate school experience.  The NEC Master’s degree will be something I will look on with pride.  I know I will be more than adequately prepared for the CPA exam and my future accounting career.” 

The Benefits of New England College’s Online Master of Science Degree Programs

Since 1946, New England College students have explored advanced theories in their discipline through dynamic experiential learning programs.  With over 30 Bachelor Degree programs, 13 Master’s degree programs as well as a Ph.D. program, New England College continues to provide rigorous and high-quality education through state-of-the-art online programs.  Degrees are crafted to create graduates with an advanced understanding in their specialty as well as a global perspective of civic and social responsibility.

Increase your knowledge of accounting principles and practices in areas of risk management, taxation, analysis, financial reporting, auditing and the dynamics in merger and acquisition situations.  Benefits of New England College’s online Master’s degree programs include:

  • Completion of degree in less than 2 years
  • Rolling admissions allow for students to enter every 7 weeks, throughout the year
  • 100% online degree program, with no residency requirement
  • 24/7 access to coursework and classes
  • GRE or GMAT scores not required
  • Accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges

Job Opportunities for Graduates of a Master of Science in Accounting

Comprehensive preparation for the CPA examination and other professional accounting certifications is essential to your success.  By developing your skills in both public and private accounting in theory and practice, the Master of Science in Accounting degree offered by New England College will set the stage for your career.  Job opportunities for graduates of New England College’s Master of Science in Accounting are prepared for positions as Management Consultant, Director of Accounting, Director of Risk Management and other positions of leadership focused on sound financial and accounting practices.  Potential employers include:

  • Governmental Agencies
  • Multi-National Corporations
  • Consultancy Agencies
  • Global Non-Profit Organizations


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New England College is a thriving learning community nestled in Henniker, NH with a dedicated faculty and staff who approach learning with imagination, innovation, and creativity. The purpose of the New England College School of Graduate and Professional Studies is to remove the obstacles to educational advancement and open new pathways leading to professional development and personal enrichment. New England College is the leader in flexible, tailored on-site graduate programs offered throughout the region and through multiple delivery models. Our graduate programs are designed to respond to the educational needs of our students and reflect the opportunities for growth in the ever changing 21st century industries.