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Strayer University

Master of Science in Accounting: Taxation

The primary objective of the Master of Science in Accounting (MSAC) is to provide specialized, graduate level education to persons seeking positions as professional accountants in industry, government, and nonprofit organizations. In addition, the MSAC program offers graduates much of the academic background necessary to pursue certification in public accounting (CPA) and management accounting (CMA).

This program offers specializations that allow students to tailor their degrees to fit their careers and learning goals. It is an exciting educational option for students looking to increase their understanding, advance their careers, and expand their opportunities in the following areas:

  • Accounting Information Systems
  • Controllership
  • Public Accounting*
  • Taxation

The program provides a well-balanced integration of theoretical accounting concepts and modern quantitative methods in decisionmaking.

Undergraduate prerequisites may be required for entry into the graduate program; students who have not earned degrees from appropriate fields of study may be required to take additional coursework as a prerequisite for completing the program or be required to complete a bachelor's degree in accounting in order to be admissted into the program.

* Students in NC must have completed a bachelor's degree in accounting in order to be admitted into this concentration.

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Campus Offerings:
  • None : This program is taught Online.