Master of Science (Management) Accounting Major
This course examines the factors influencing the design, provision, quality, use, and impact of financial and non-financial information on a variety of stakeholders, including investors, managers, auditors, creditors, and organizations.
Common areas of study include: capital markets use of information, judgement and decision making of auditors and managers, factors influencing information quality and use, accounting information systems, ethics, performance measurement, and contracting uses of accounting information
A degree, or major in accounting is required to be considered for this major. Though not required, work experience in the field of accounting is a valuable asset.
The MSc (Mgmt) program develops scholars who have a solid understanding of research paths in their discipline, are skilled in the research process, and contribute knowledge to management scholarship. Our graduates are prepared to enter and succeed in high quality doctoral programs or to pursue careers where research skills and scholarly knowledge are valued.
Applicants are strongly advised to select the major where they posses the strongest foundational knowledge to enable them to conduct high level research in that area/major.
Research results are published in international, peer-reviewed journals and presented by professors and graduate students at national and international conferences. In addition to substantial financial support, all MSc (Mgt) students have access to their own workspaces and up-to-date software.
The Accounting major is available part-time or full-time, and is only available at the Lethbridge (main) campus.
Why study at the University of Lethbridge?
As a graduate student at the University of Lethbridge, you’ll find yourself at the centre of a student-focused environment that nurtures innovation, critical thinking and creativity.
The University of Lethbridge is one of Canada’s top-ranked universities and leading research institutions.
At the foundation of our graduate programs is a multidisciplinary and personalized experience. A collaborative environment is encouraged between faculty and students. This means you have flexibility in decisions regarding the research and learning path you take.
At the U of L, we are committed to helping every one of our students thrive. From aiding with financial support to one-on-one mentorship to individualized career advice, you’ll find support every step of the way.
When you graduate, you will have the confidence you need to succeed in whatever you do, whether that means pursuing further education, teaching in an academic setting or establishing a professional career.
We’re here to help as you find the answers to your questions. As Alberta’s Destination University, the U of L gives you room to think, create and explore, providing a university experience unlike any other.
Find information on Scholarships here http://www.uleth.ca/graduate-studies/award-opportunities
How to apply
In order to apply, you will need to provide the following documentation:
•Three Letters of Reference
•Letter of Intent
•GMAT Score – minimum score 550 and 4.0 Analytical Writing score
•TOEFL (if required)
For more information on how to apply, see the following link: http://www.uleth.ca/graduate-studies/master-science-management/apply