Master of Science in Accounting
The UMHB McLane College of Business Master of Science in Accounting (MSA) program is 30-hour advanced accounting education to prepare students for the CPA, CMA, and CGMA exams and launch their professional career to new heights.
BACC 5312 Advanced Accounting
BACC 6343 Fraud Examination
BACC 6325 Advanced Taxation
BACC 6335 Accounting Communications
BACC 6313 Advanced Auditing Issues & Techniques
BACC 6320 Not-for-Profit Accounting
BACC 6350 Ethics for Accountants
BACC 6324 Advanced Cost Accounting
MSA students can choose to concentrate in
The MSA is delivered completely online.
Students may continue to work full time while completing the course requirements for this degree. UMHB professors teach all of the required courses and are available online, by phone, or by appointment on campus to answer questions and mentor students, making this program a personal and distinctive educational experience.Admissions Contact your Program Director FAQs
Is This Your Degree?
MSA students are both seasoned and aspiring professional accountants looking towards career advancement and certification exams. This is our only business degree with a prerequisite undergraduate education being either a degree in accounting or the equivalent coursework. Professional experience is not required, and UMHB students can begin coursework as early as their final undergraduate semester.
This degree is intentionally designed for accounting graduates who have entered the field but need to complete the remaining hours and course load to be eligible to take certification exams. Its structure is work friendly, utilizing the latest in distance-learning technology.
If your goal is to become a successful accountant, either public or private, the MSA degree is for you.
Did you know?
Salaries for MSA graduates with no work experience post undergraduate degree (a 5-year student) will on average earn $70,000 a year in the corporate setting or in public accounting $60,000 a year.
Salaries for MSA graduates with prior experience as a business professional will on average earn $83,000 a year in the corporate setting or in public accounting $70,000 a year.