The core of the Master of Science in Accounting is designed around the topics covered by the CPA exam. The curriculum combines a solid foundation in best accounting practices with a complementary set of graduate management courses designed to prepare early career professionals to be effective managers. The program emphasizes cases to drive the acquisition and application of knowledge necessary to exercise professional skills and develop a foundation of both advanced accounting and managerial skills.
Career Opportunities with a Master’s in Accounting
According to the United States Department of Labor, it is projected that employment opportunities for accountants and auditors will increase 13 percent from 2012 to 2022. New graduates are experiencing an unprecedented level of demand from public accounting firms. New graduates from Master’s in Accounting programs represent approximately 90 percent of new CPA firms’ hires.
Our unique combination of English as a Second Language (ESL) and degree preparation courses provide you with the knowledge and confidence you need to accelerate your career. Our experienced staff provides close support to ensure your professional and personal success. Addtionally you will be eligible to earn credits applicable towards your degree.
After completing the Pre-Master's program you may continue into your chosen degree and complete your Masters in as little as one year.
Why Choose a Pre-Master's Pathway Program
Gain work experience while you study - opportunities for internships 3- and 4-year undergraduate degrees accepted No GMAT or GRE tests required for admission No TOEFL/IELTS score required (take the free Password English Test instead) Save time and money - earn 6-8 academic credits while improving your English
The Merrimack Advantage
Top 15% of schools nationwide for a High Return on Investment - Payscale.com #8 Regional College in the "Best Colleges 2015" - US News and World Report Named a "Best College in the Northeast" - Princeton Review 40 km from Boston – a global hub of business, culture, and education. A contemporary community with traditional values ABET accreditation among others
Minimum of TOEFL iBT 74 / 6.0 IELTS and undergraduate GPA 2.3 for 4-year degrees holders or GPA 2.5 for 3-year degrees or undergraduate qualification. If you do not have a TOEFL or IELTS score, you may request a free Password English Test to assess your English level.