Accelerate Your Accounting Career
With many accounting firms preferring candidates with a graduate-level education, the online Master of Science in Accounting from Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota prepares you for one of the country’s most secure professions. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment growth for accountants and auditors alone will add a projected 135,000 openings each year, on average, from 2020 to 2030.1
The strategic design of our online M.S. in Accounting program also equips you for management-level accounting careers. You’ll gain the soft skills necessary to lead and the technical skills required to take your accounting expertise to the next level.
Program Outcomes: Precision and Performance
Whatever the job calls for, you’ll be ready to handle the numbers and keep finances on track. When you complete your online M.S. in Accounting, you’ll be ready to:
- Use advanced accounting knowledge to address organizational issues
- Evaluate complex accounting situations
- Assess emerging and global accounting issues that can contribute to organizational success
- Articulate a process for making ethical decisions
- Manage accounting teams to achieve established goals
- Communicate complex financial information in a clear and concise manner
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- U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. “Accountants and Auditors.” April 18, 2022. Retrieved on June 20, 2022, from https://www.bls.gov/ooh/business-and-financial/accountants-and-auditors.htm
- U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. “Financial Managers.” April 18, 2022. Retrieved on June 20, 2022, from https://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/financial-managers.htm
- U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. “Financial Analysts.” April 18, 2022. Retrieved on June 20, 2022, from https://www.bls.gov/ooh/business-and-financial/financial-analysts.htm
- U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. “Budget Analysts.” April 18, 2022. Retrieved on June 20, 2022, from https://www.bls.gov/ooh/business-and-financial/budget-analysts.htmPayscale. “Salary for Certification: Certified Public Accountant (CPA).”
- June 7, 2022. Retrieved on June 20, 2022, from https://www.payscale.com/research/US/Certification=Certified_Public_Accountant_(CPA)/Salary
- Payscale. “Salary for Certification: Certified Management Accountant (CMA)” June 7, 2022. Retrieved on June 20, 2022, from https://www.payscale.com/research/US/Certification=Certified_Management_Accountant_(CMA)/Salary