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Master of Accounting Analytics Graduate

Master of Accounting With a Concentration in Accounting Analytics

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Be a Data Driven Asset to your Organization

Today and tomorrow’s accountants possess the analytics expertise needed to work with “big data.” These professionals understand both financial data and the science behind the numbers. Nova Southeastern University’s Master of Accounting (MAcc) with a concentration in Accounting Analytics prepares you with the skills needed to succeed in the competitive accounting industry.

With NSU’s MAcc with a concentration in Accounting Analytics, you’ll be able 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.

 

Admission Deadlines:

Fall I 2021: August 6, 2021
Winter 2022: December 10, 2021
Summer 2022: April 22, 2022
  • Courses offered alternate weekends, limited weeknight offerings on the main campus and online.
  • Designed for working professionals in the field of accounting.
  • Students with limited accounting experience can complete foundation course requirements online.
  • Program can be completed in as little as 18 months.
  • Program begins three times annually with starts in August, January, and May.
  • 30 credit hours (based on undergraduate degree)
  • International students on a F1 visa without a bachelor's degree in accounting may not be eligible for this program.

For more information about the program, please contact:

The Office of Graduate Admissions
(954) 262-5067
1-800-672-7223 ext. 25067
hcbeinfo@nova.edu


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 Data Analytics and Financial Reporting 
ACT 5743 Data Analytics in Assurance and Internal Control
ISEC 0615 Fundamentals of Cybersecurity
QNT 5471 Digital Transformation and Analytics Strategy
QNT 5485 Data Mining and Predictive Analytics Fundamentals 


Contact Us for additional information or proceed to our Application for Admission.

Current students: Please consult your Academic Advisor for program requirements or access SharkLink for your Degree Works audit. Program requirements are subject to change, and your Academic Advisor or Degree works audit can provide you with the courses required for your catalog term.

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

Concentration Course Descriptions

Elective Course Descriptions

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 5010 Auditing
ACT 5731 Accounting Information and Control Systems

Students have four options for satisfying a program prerequisite course:

  1. Complete course(s) offered by the H. Wayne Huizenga Collee of Business and Entrepreneurship;
  2. Complete a proficiency examination administrated by a testing organization that has national recognition, such as CLEP and DANTES. Students selecting this option must complete the requirements within their first two semesters with HCBE. After the second semester, courses must be completed with HCBE. Official transcripts must be received by the office of Academic Advising one week prior to register for courses requiring the prerequisite requirement.
  3. Complete the course with another regionally accredited institution. Students should obtain verification from an academic advisor regarding course equivalency at another institution. Students will need to supply a course description for initial evaluation. A course syllabus may be required if additional review is needed.
  4. Students in the Master of Accounting program who have an earned Bachelor’s degree in Accounting with grades of C or higher, from a regionally accredited institution and is a licensed CPA, can have the 10 year time limit waived for all prerequisite courses with the exception of ACT 5731.
  • An application and $50 non-refundable application fee. CLICK HERE to APPLY ONLINE
  • A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution or for students with degrees from foreign institutions, an official foreign academic evaluation stating equivalent bachelor’s degree, must be submitted from a NACES organization www.naces.org 
  • Students who have earned a degree from a foreign non-English speaking country must submit English proficiency test scores, (TOEFL, IELTS, PTE, Duolingo, ELS)
  • Additional documents and may be required along with the GMAT or GRE based on review by the admissions committee.

Please contact us directly for minimum GPA requirement and required English proficiency test scores. View additional admission information

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.

Examination Dates

April - May

July - August

October - November

January - February

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