Master - Accounting: Corporate Accounting

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Strayer University's Master of Science in Accounting with a concentration in Corporate Accounting program could help you develop management skills and further your understanding of accounting principles and practices as you prepare for possible career advancement in the field. Read on if you wish to learn more about this program.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

Once enrolled in Strayer University's Master of Science in Accounting with a concentration in Corporate Accounting program, you will have the opportunity to study advanced topics in finance, accounting, and management. Topics covered in concentration courses include accounting theories, liabilities and assets, corporate taxation, tax planning methods, financial planning strategies, and reporting techniques.

The core curriculum addresses financial accounting practices, managerial accounting, accounting systems, global management practices, financial decision making processes, and corporate ethics and legal regulations. In a graduate capstone course, you will demonstrate your understanding of concepts and methods discussed in the program as you apply these to real-world cases.

What Are the Prerequisites?

Prior to enrolling in Strayer University's Master of Science in Accounting with a concentration in Corporate Accounting program, you should have a bachelor's degree and possibly some professional experience in corporate finance or accounting. Applicants to Strayer University's programs should have a high school diploma or equivalent; some programs may have additional requirements.

What Are the Course Requirements?

You must complete a total of 54 credits to earn the Master of Science degree in Accounting with a concentration in Corporate Accounting. This credit total reflects 40.5 credits in the core curriculum and 13.5 in the area of concentration.

Master of Science in Accounting with a Concentration in Corporate Accounting Course Requirements

AREA ICORE COMPONENT
ACC 557Financial Accounting
ACC 560Managerial Accounting
ACC 562 Advanced Auditing
ACC 564 Accounting Information Systems
ACC 599Graduate Accounting Capstone
ECO 550Managerial Economics and Globalization
FIN 534Financial Management
LEG 500

LEG 565
Law, Ethics, and Corporate Governance
OR
Commercial Law
MAT 540 Quantitative Methods

AREA IICONCENTRATION COMPONENT
ACC 563Advanced Accounting Theory
ACC 565Organizational Tax Research Planning
ACC 573Financial Reporting and Analysis

What Are My Post-Graduation Opportunities?

Career Opportunities

After earning Strayer University's Master of Science in Accounting with a concentration in Corporate Accounting, you could be prepared to explore directorial or senior management opportunities in the finance departments of nearly any type of business. You could oversee internal auditing, budgeting, cost reporting, income tax accounting, financial statement preparation, or profit planning. Positions you could pursue include:

  • Controller
  • Auditing Manager
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Senior Corporate Accountant