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Grove City College's 30-credit online M.S. in Accounting (MAcc) program will advance your knowledge and skills to expand your career opportunities in public, private, corporate non-profit, and governmental accounting while strengthening your leadership, technical, and analytical skills. Working under the tutelage of Grove City College’s renowned faculty, you will be prepared to meet the changing skills and competencies needed in the ever-changing accounting profession as it serves the public trust in today’s challenging business environment.
Grove City's program equips you for success on the Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Management Accountant (CMA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), and other professional exams. Notably, the CPA exam pass rates for Grove City College students surpass the national average. We consistently rank on average in the top 6% of medium-sized schools nationally with regard to first-time pass rates.
The College’s long tradition of academic excellence is clearly recognized by employers. An impressive 97% of business undergraduates are employed or in graduate school within six months of graduation – going on to earn salaries that rank Grove City in the top 13% in the nation for alumni earnings. This creates a vast, influential network for all alumni.
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Earning an M.S. in Accounting has multiple benefits:
Grove City College’s online MAcc will deepen your knowledge of accounting and the business environment through the study and application of current accounting topics, forensic and fraud accounting, financial statement analysis, and will provide the opportunity to select a disciplinary path of interest through a certification track.
Grove City College’s online MAcc degree affords graduates a wide variety of opportunities in nearly all modern businesses, serving in roles such as:
Grove City College’s graduate programs are designed for both career-focused adult learners as well as new undergraduates who want to jump start their early career with an advanced degree. Full-time and part-time options are available.
If you are a current undergraduate student, a professional with an accounting degree already working in accounting, or a professional without an accounting degree and are either working in accounting or looking to enter accounting, the 30-credit MAcc may be for you.
Plus-One Options Available
Continue your education at Grove City College with the +1 Master in Accounting program. Complete prerequisites as an undergraduate and then earn your master’s degree in one year.
Program Fact Sheet
*Elective classes pending certification track. Certifications available based on student interest.
Aligning with the CPA Exam Evolution model changes, courses will be taken specific to a disciplinary path of interest. These certification tracks include two courses (6 credits) in the following disciplines:
The certifications can stand alone on their own without completion of the full MAcc program. Any student completing the two courses in that specific discipline will receive a certification in that discipline.
*Certifications available based on student interest.
Program Start Date: FALL 2023
Students are expected to enter the M.A. in Accounting program with a foundation of accounting, including principles, intermediate, and auditing knowledge. To proceed with the tax certification, it is expected that students have knowledge or experience with individual and entity tax returns. If you do not have this experience or knowledge, Grove City College offers an online bridge program to prepare students for the program.
Haven’t been in the classroom for several years? No experience in online coursework? Need a few prerequisites? The Office of Graduate Studies is here to assist you as you grow your career. For more information on the online bridge program, or to develop a personalized pathway to fulfill the prerequisite knowledge, contact Dr. Christy Crute, executive director of Graduate and Online Programs.
Master in Accounting tuition: $750/credit
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