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M.S. in Accounting - CPA Emphasis

Offered By: Walden University

The Master in Accounting with a CPA Emphasis provides a balanced curriculum that reflects the coursework and credit requirements to be eligible to sit for the CPA Examination in most states.* Blending accounting theory with its practical application also provides a solid foundation in problem-solving, managing risk, understanding the impact of regulatory compliance, and using accounting practices and tax strategies in a dynamic business environment that will be critical to your career goals.

Whether you are beginning your accounting career or seeking to advance in your current profession through a deeper understanding of advanced accounting principles, Walden's M.S. in Accounting program can help you reach your goals. Our curriculum is designed to strengthen your analytical and critical-thinking skills while you explore the latest regulations, trends, and issues shaping the accounting industry. The M.S. in Accounting program allows for a more focused examination of accounting trends and issues.

*Most states require individuals to complete 150 semester hours in certain subject areas in order to be eligible to sit for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam and/or obtain a CPA license. This program reflects the content requirements of certain states by providing graduate-level courses in topics such as financial accounting, auditing, taxation, and managerial accounting. Individuals seeking to become CPAs should review the educational requirements for their state to ensure the content requirements are being met. Walden enrollment advisors can provide guidance on CPA requirements, however, it remains the individual's responsibility to understand and comply with all exam and licensing requirements. Walden makes no representation or guarantee that completion of Walden coursework will allow an individual to sit for the CPA exam or obtain a CPA license. Please speak with an Enrollment Advisor for additional guidance.