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Master of Accounting

Available 100% online, Brenau’s M.Acc. program offers specialized knowledge in accounting, taxation and auditing to prepare you for CPA and CMA certification.

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Prepare for CPA and CMA exams with an accounting master’s degree

The Master of Accounting (M.Acc.) program at Brenau University provides advanced financial knowledge so you can get public and managerial accounting positions. In addition to specialized instruction in accounting, taxation, auditing, fraud prevention and other principles, you’ll gain confidence in your ability to prepare financial statements and communicate financial information effectively.

The ultimate goal of Brenau’s M.Acc. program is to prepare you to take and pass certification exams to be a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Management Accountant (CMA); exam questions and simulations are infused throughout the program so you know what to expect.

Graduates of Brenau’s M.Acc. program will be prepared to:

  • Take and pass CPA and CMA exams, having reviewed questions and participated in simulations
  • Be proficient in accounting rules, laws and functions to enter an accounting position in a company or firm
  • Create and analyze financial statements for businesses, nonprofits and governmental units
  • Complete income tax returns for individuals and corporations
  • Recognize fraudulent behavior and plan controls to prevent it

Choose Brenau for your master’s degree in accounting

Our number-one priority is providing easy access to quality education so you can improve your life and achieve your career goals. Take advantage of resources like our professional tutoring program, academic coaching and the writing center – all of which serve online students.

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    Complete your M.Acc. 100% online

  • ACBSP

    Certified by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs

  • Top 10

    Best Accelerated Online M.Acc. Program Nationwide

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Get you where you want to be in your career with an M.Acc. from Brenau

Potential Careers

  • Accountant
  • Auditor
  • Controller
  • Financial analyst
  • Payroll manager
  • Treasurer

Median National Salary

Accountants and Auditors
$69,350
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Projected Job Growth

Accountants and Auditors
10%
Projected growth, 2016–2026


The online M.Acc. curriculum at Brenau prepares you for CPA and CMA certification exams

Brenau University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). Core classes for this degree include:

  • Accounting Theory
  • Advanced Accounting
  • Advanced Auditing and Assurance Services
  • Corporate Taxation
  • Financial Statement and Business Analysis
  • Fraud Prevention and Internal Control
  • Nonprofit and Governmental Accounting

Student Jenny Dell achieves school-life balance at Brenau

Work-life balance is becoming increasingly important to many business professionals. For Jenny, finding the right school-life balance was just as important. By earning her graduate business degree online from Brenau, she was able to make time each day for her full-time job, her family and her education.

“I didn’t feel selfish in pursuing my own education,” Jenny says, “because I was able to really balance the coursework and the interaction with the professors with a schedule that made sense for me.”