Thriving in the accounting industry means that you need to be an expert at working with big data, excel at financial modeling, understand the details within auditing, and a wealth of other accounting skills. With Nova Southeastern University’s Master of Accounting (MAcc) program, with a major in Accounting Analytics, you’ll be able to utilize these skills in a high-performing accounting career.
This STEM-designated M.Acc. in Accounting Analytics program will allow you to identify process improvements that may help organizations increase efficiencies and better manage their risks. This program will also help you sharpen your skills in cybersecurity, financial reporting and auditing, while bringing home the core concepts of data analytics that dominate the market today. Upon successful completion of this program, you’ll be poised to advance your career and earn more at top employers around the nation.
Fall semester: August 15
Winter semester: December 15
Summer semester: May 1
For more information about the program, please contact:
The Office of Graduate Admissions
1-800-672-7223 ext. 25067
Please contact us directly for minimum GPA requirement and required English proficiency test scores. View additional admission information
The following prerequisite courses are built into the M.Acc. core curriculum.
|ACT 5001||Introductory Accounting|
|ACT 5004||Cost Accounting|
|ACT 5006||Intermediate Accounting I|
|ACT 5007||Intermediate Accounting II|
|ACT 5009||Advanced Accounting|
|ACT 5731||Accounting Information and Control Systems|
Students have four options for satisfying a program prerequisite course:
Total credits: 30 Graduate Credit Hours
|Core courses (15 Total Credits)|
|ACT 5713||Accounting Theory|
|ACT 5721||Accounting Professional Ethics|
|ACT 5725||Financial Statement Analysis|
|ACT 5730||Accounting Analytics|
|TXX 5760||Survey of Taxation: Individuals, Entities and Property|
|Accounting Analytics Courses (15 Total Credits)|
|ACT 5741||Financial Reporting & Data Analytics|
|ACT 5743||Data Analytics in Auditing|
|ISEC 0615||Fundamentals of Cybersecurity|
|QNT 5471||Digital Transformation and Analytics Strategy|
|QNT 5485||Data Mining and Predictive Analytics Fundamentals|
Full-Time professionals are available to discuss the Master of Accounting with concentration in Public Accounting curriculum with you in greater detail. Simply call 800.672.7223 Ext. 25168 or contact our Enrollment Services Staff.
Core Course Descriptions
Major Course Descriptions
To qualify as a candidate for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) examination, the following requirements must be fulfilled (as quoted from the State of Florida website):
1. A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, unless one is using the provisions of the foreign rule.
The Board accepts degrees from schools accredited by the following associations : Middle States Association, New England Association, North Central Association, Northwest Association, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Association of Independent Schools and Colleges who have been approved by the Florida State Board of Independent Colleges and Universities, and Canadian Schools who have been approved by their provincial educational bodies.
2. The accounting education program must consist of 36 semester hours of upper division accounting courses including coverage of tax, auditing, financial, and cost accounting. The business education program must consist of 39 semester hours of upper division general business courses with some exceptions. One micro-economics, one macro-economics, one statistics, one business law, and one introduction to computers course may be lower division. As part of the general business hours, applicants are required to have a total of six semester hours of business law courses which must cover contracts, torts, and the Uniform Commercial Code. Excess upper division accounting courses may be used to meet the General Business requirement. Elementary accounting classes are never acceptable for credit. Courses for non-accounting majors and any M.B.A. courses that are equivalent to elementary accounting are not accepted for this requirement.
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As an accredited member of AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, NSU’s H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship is recognized for the highest standard of achievement for business education, earned by less than 6% of the world’s schools offering business degree programs. AACSB requires schools to meet standards of excellence in areas including teaching, research, curriculum development, and student learning.
Entering a program that complies with the highest accreditation standards in the world guarantees that you will learn advanced skills for high-level, long-term success in business and beyond.