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Master of Management Accounting Graduates

Master of Accounting with a Concentration in Management Accounting

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Beginning Fall 2018

There is a growing demand for highly trained accountants who can guide their organizations through the volatile economic environment that exists globally today. Professionals in accounting do not merely report financial positions - they create economic value.

The CMA (Certified Management Accountant) is the advanced professional certification specifically designed to measure the accounting and financial management skills that drive business performance. Achieving the CMA credential demonstrates your mastery of financial planning, analysis, control, and decision support, as well as professional ethics. Only the CMA program recognizes the unique proficiencies required for success in this challenging profession.

Admissions Deadlines:

Summer 2018: April 20, 2018
Fall I 2018: August 10, 2018
Winter I 2019: December 14, 2018

  • 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 12 months.
  • Program begins three times annually with starts in August, January, and May.
  • 33-51 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) 262-5168
1-800-672-7223 ext. 25168
hcbeinfo@nova.edu


Total credits: 33-51 (based on undergraduate degree)

Core courses (33 Total Credits)
Foundation (can be waived with undergraduate degree)
ACTP 5711 Internet Technology  
ACTP 5001 Introductory Accounting  
ACTP 5004 Cost Accounting  
ACTP 5006 Intermediate Accounting I  
ACTP 5007 Intermediate Accounting II  
ACT 5731 Accounting Information and Control Systems  
ACT 5010 Auditing  
Core
ACT 5009 Advanced Accounting  
ACT 5713 Accounting Theory  
ACT 5725 Financial Statement Analysis  
ACT 5730 Accounting Analytics  
TXX 5760 Survey of Taxation: Individuals, Entities and Property  

Management Accounting Courses (12 Total Credits)
ACT 5733 Advanced Managerial Accounting  
ACT 5735 Controllership  
ACT 5736 Internal and Operational Auditing  
ACT 5741 Emerging Issues in Accounting  

Elective Courses (6 Total Credits)
Choose 2 from below or other concentration.
ACT 5721 Professional Ethics
ACT 5742 Contemporary Accounting Issues
ACT 5744 Regulartory Issues for Accountants
ACT 5756 International Accounting
ACT 5781 Business Law 1
ACT 5782 Business Law 2
TXX 5763 Taxation of Estates, Trusts, and Gifts
TXX 5765 Tax Policy
TXX 5766 International Taxation
TXX 5768 Real Estate Taxation
TXX 5770 Taxation of Exempt Organizations
TXX 5772 Special Topics in Taxation
TXX 5774 Fiduciary Income Taxation
FIN 5130 Financial Management (department approval ONLY)
MGT 5105 Managing Org. Behavior (department approval ONLY)
MKT 5125 Marketing Decisions for Managers (department approval ONLY)

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

Because Master's level study extends knowledge and skills acquired in both the classroom and workplace, each of our programs of study assume prior knowledge in selected content areas.

Completion of the following undergraduate course sequence (C or higher and for the prerequisite courses to transfer, the Bachelor’s degree has to have been completed/earned within 10 years from the date of graduation from your Bachelor's degree program):

  • Financial Accounting
  • Intermediate Accounting I, II
  • Cost accounting
  • Accounting Information Systems
  • Auditing

Full-Time professionals are available to discuss the Master of Accounting with concentration in Management Accounting curriculum with you in greater detail. Simply call 800.672.7223 Ext. 25168 or contact our Enrollment Services Staff.

Foundation Course Descriptions

Core Course Descriptions

Concentration Course Descriptions

Elective Course Descriptions

To qualify as a candidate for the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) examination, the following requirements must be fulfilled:

1. The CMA is an international designation, and the ICMA establishes the requirements needed to sit for the CMA exam. Passing the CMA exam does not lead to licensure in a state as the CPA does. The educational requirements that ultimately must be fulfilled to earn the CMA designation are: Hold a bachelor’s degree, in any area, from a regionally accredited college or university. Or...

2. Pass the U.S. CPA examination or hold another professional qualification that is comparable to the CPA, CMA, CFM, etc. or...

3. Achieve a score in the 50th percentile or higher on the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or the Graduate Record Examination (GRE).

The ICMA does not specify any number of accounting and/or business credits to sit for the CMA examination. Furthermore, the ICMA requires that the education requirements be fulfilled within seven years of completing the CMA examination. They are not required to be completed at the time the candidate sits for the CMA exam. At present, the state boards of accountancy and the ICMA do not require candidates to have relevant work experiences to sit for the CPA and CMA exams, respectively.

All inquiries regarding the CMA program should be addressed to:

Institute of Management Accountants
10 Paragon Drive
Montvale, New Jersey 07645-1718
(800) 638-4427
Website: www.imanet.org

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