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Management Master’s Degree

Accounting

Management: Accounting
Master's Specialization
AT A GLANCE
  • 36 credits
  • Transfer up to 12 credits
  • All courses available online
  • Select hybrid courses available
  • Program restrictions apply
  • Designed for Maryland CPA
TUITION
  • $336 per credit hour
    (Europe & Downrange)

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Develop career-focused skills in the master's degree program in management with a specialization in accounting.

The online master's in management with an accounting specialization at University of Maryland Global Campus can help you move toward a position as a comptroller, managing partner, or senior accountant. Ideal for mid-career professionals, this program teaches you the skills you need to communicate financial information with high-level decision-makers, as well as advanced accounting knowledge.

Total Credits Required: 36

Initial Requirement

  • (0 Credits, UCSP 615)
    (to be taken within the first 6 credits of study)

The UCSP 615 requirement may be waived if you previously earned a graduate degree from a regionally accredited institution. For more information, contact your academic advisor.

Core Courses

  • (6 Credits, MGMT 630)
  • (3 Credits, MGMT 640)
  • (3 Credits, MGMT 650)

Specialization Courses

Complete the following five courses:

  • (3 Credits, ACCT 610)
  • (3 Credits, ACCT 611)
  • (3 Credits, ACCT 613)
  • ACCT 618
  • (3 Credits, ACCT 628)

Take two of the following for a total of 6 credits:

  • (3 Credits, ACCT 625)
  • (3 Credits, ACCT 630)
  • (3 Credits, ACCT 635)
  • (3 Credits, ACCT 640)

Capstone Course

  • (3 Credits, MGMT 670)

  • (6 Credits, MGMT 630) (or (3 Credits, MGMT 610)) must be taken within the first 6 credits.
    • (3 Credits, MGMT 610) and (3 Credits, MGMT 615) may be taken instead of (6 Credits, MGMT 630).
  • (3 Credits, ACCT 610) is prerequisite to all other accounting courses.
  • (3 Credits, ACCT 628) should be taken before (3 Credits, ACCT 630).
  • (3 Credits, MGMT 640) should not be attempted simultaneously with (3 Credits, MGMT 650).
  • You must complete 24 credits of program coursework, including all core courses, before enrolling in (3 Credits, MGMT 670).

General Master's Degree Requirements

  • You must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher at all times.
  • All degree requirements must be fulfilled within five consecutive years.
  • Any transfer credits must have been earned within the above five-year time frame to be applied toward a graduate degree.
  • Please review the overall master’s degree requirements for additional considerations.

Accelerated Pathway

If you completed your undergraduate degree at UMGC with coursework in accounting, an accelerated pathway between UMGC's graduate and undergraduate degree programs in that field may allow you to reduce your total coursework for this program by up to 6 credits.

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Program Highlights

Develop skills and gain knowledge through coursework that draws from the expertise and experience of our respected faculty.

Industry Snapshot

This program is designed to help prepare you for an organizational leadership position in accounting.

Kemi A., Yuma, AZ

1.4M+
Accountants & Auditors
There are more than 1.4 million accounting & auditing professionals in the United States.
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics | "Occupational Outlook Handbook: Accountants and Auditors" | 2020

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