University of Maryland Global Campus

Graduate School

MS in Management: Accounting


3501 University Blvd E

Adelphi, MD 20783

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in Management: Accounting

Format: Online

Program Description:

UMUC's Master of Science in Management program is designed for professionals who are assuming increasing management responsibility within their organizations. This 36-credit program emphasizes the leading-edge management skills and technical expertise that are the basis for success in modern organizations.

The accounting specialization within the Master of Science (MS) in management combines in-depth studies in management science with accounting. It covers a broad range of accounting-related topics, including financial accounting, fraud detection, and accounting ethics; management accounting; government and nonprofit accounting; the auditing process; income taxation; accounting information systems; and accounting policy. Successful completion of the accounting specialization may satisfy the education requirements of candidacy for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) examination. Educational requirements to sit for the CPA exam vary among states. Students are responsible for staying abreast of the current requirements of the state in which they will sit for the exam or practice professionally.


Accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and certified by the State Council for Higher Education in Virginia. UMUC is a constituent institution of the University System of Maryland.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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