Top Schools for Accounting and Financial Management Master Degrees

Learn about three top U.S. schools offering graduate programs in accounting and financial management. Find out about programs, specialization options, and why these schools stand out. Schools offering Financial Management degrees can also be found in these popular choices.

How to Choose an Accounting and Financial Management School

When considering a master's degree in accounting and financial management, individuals should select schools with a variety of courses and specializations available, depending on career aspirations. Schools offering online master's programs allow for greater flexibility in the course of one's studies, and a top school will prepare students to take certification exams in the field. Below are three options for schools with this master's degree program.

Three Top Accounting and Financial Management Schools

University of Maryland - University College

The University of Maryland - University College offers a Master of Science in Accounting and Financial Management that can be completed entirely online; classes are also available at the school's College Park, MD, campus. Students complete accounting courses in topics like auditing, federal income taxes and accounting ethics as well as financial management courses in areas such as financial decision making for managers, long-term financial management and behavior finance. Graduates may be eligible for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam upon completion, depending on the state's guidelines. Students may also choose to complete a dual degree by combining this program with a MS in Accounting and Information Systems or MS in Financial Management and Information Systems.

  • Master of Science in Accounting and Financial Management

Regis University in Denver, CO

The College for Professional Studies at Regis University offers a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Accounting and Finance that prepares students for management positions in financial organizations or departments. Students can complete this program either online or on campus, and graduates can seek careers with titles like CFO, accounting manager, corporate controller or financial analyst. Specialization courses include financial decision making, IT auditing, financial reporting and international financial management.

  • Master of Business Administration in Accounting and Finance

Florida Institute of Technology in Melbourne, FL

Florida Tech offers an online MBA program that combines accounting and finance courses with business management courses. Specific topics include investment management, financial management, managerial accounting and strategic cost management. This program is designed to prepare students for financial leadership roles.

  • Master of Business Administration in Accounting and Finance

Ten Finance and Accounting Schools

College/UniversityInstitution TypeLocation
Ursuline College4-year, PrivatePepper Pike, OH
Andrews University4-year, PrivateBerrien Springs, MI
Indiana University, Southwest4-year, PublicNew Albany, IN
Jacksonville University4-year, PrivateJacksonville, FL
Minnesota State University, Moorhead4-year, PublicMoorhead, MN
Nichols College4-year, PrivateDudley, MA
Northeastern State University4-year, PublicTahlequah, OK
Seattle University4-year, PrivateSeattle, WA
Southern New Hampshire University4-year, PrivateManchester, NH
Vanderbilt University4-year, PrivateNashville, TN

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