The Master of Accountancy, a 30-credit hour program, is intended to prepare students for robust accounting careers with an emphasis on professional certification. The curriculum is aligned with the content of the revised CPA exam (January 2024) and the knowledge and skills required for thriving careers in public or private accounting.
The online accounting degree program emphasizes the core disciplines of financial accounting and data analytics, auditing and accounting information systems, and federal taxation. In addition to the core disciplines, students will select one of the following areas for further coursework:
The integrated curriculum is provided through state-of-the-art instructional technology, small class sizes, and faculty deeply committed to meeting each student’s individual learning needs. The program is designed to support our institutional mission by emphasizing professional and personal ethics while offering students a path to become business leaders with a Christ-centered focus.
30 credit hours
Part-Time – 2 years or 6 semesters, recommended for working professionals
Full-Time – 1 year or 3 semesters
In addition to the common admissions requirements for all C-N graduate programs, applications to the Master of Accountancy must meet these minimum qualifications:
Applicants will be asked to submit the following:
Additional coursework in Business/Accounting/Data Analytics is not required but highly recommended. Students with an undergraduate GPA below 3.0 may wish to highlight additional positive factors. These factors may include GPA from last 60-70 hours, GPA in accounting coursework, GMAT score or other relevant information indicating ability to succeed in the program.
Students will complete one of the next three courses below: