Preparing You for the Future

New England College’s online Master of Science in Accounting degree program is designed to provide you with proper preparation for the CPA examination, while helping you develop knowledge in the theory and application of accounting standards in a flexible online environment.

Choose your focus

Accounting has a broad range of opportunities. It’s all about where you see your accounting career heading. NEC offers concentrations in both General Accounting and Forensic Accounting.

General Accounting

General Accounting

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Forensic Accounting

Forensic Accounting

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Highlights of Our Online Master of Science in Accounting Degree

New England College’s Master of Science in Accounting degree is a 40-credit-hour program created to build your knowledge in auditing, financial reporting, taxation, cost accounting, and more. Strategic thinking, problem solving, leadership, and other topics are approached in an interdisciplinary manner to encourage the development of the core competencies required by most states as part of the 150-hour requirement for the CPA examination.

  • Refine your critical thinking, analysis, and problem solving skills for advanced risk analysis, auditing, taxation, and other disciplines
  • Prepare for the CPA examination
  • Prepare for Management Accountant (CMA) certification
  • Prepare for Fraud Examiner (CFE) certification
  • Prepare for Internal Auditor (CIA) certification

Job Opportunities for Graduates of a Master’s in Accounting

Comprehensive preparation for the CPA examination and other professional accounting certifications is essential to your success. By developing your skills in both public and private accounting in theory and practice, our Master of Science in Accounting degree can set the stage for your career. Job opportunities for graduates of our program include management consultant, director of accounting, director of risk management, and other positions of leadership focused on sound financial and accounting practices. Potential employers include:

Governmental Agencies

Multinational Organizations

Consulting Agencies

Global Non-Profit Organizations

More about Our Master of Science in Accounting

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Student Outcomes

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Curriculum

Curriculum

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Accreditation

New England College is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (formerly the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc.).