Do more than report numbers.
Provide insight.

Numbers are the foundation of any business — and no one knows numbers better than accountants. But to succeed as a financial professional in today’s competitive landscape, you need more than numerical know-how; you need the expertise to conduct analysis and leverage data to drive business decisions. That’s exactly what the online Master of Accountancy from Ohio University prepares you to do.

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Why Choose Ohio University’s Online Master of Accountancy?

Our online Master of Accounting is about more than numbers. It’s about the applications for which numbers can be used and the insights they can provide. With us, you can leverage your mathematical skill while developing your analytical mindset — 100% online. Whether you are looking to advance in your current accounting position or transitioning to the finance field as a career changer, we offer two course tracks to prepare you for success as an accountancy professional.

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Which Track Is Right for You?

Two tracks. Many career paths. That’s the thinking behind the way we designed our online MAcc degree. We offer an advanced track for the experienced accounting professional and a general track for the business professional looking to expand opportunities in the field. No matter which route you take, you can learn about the financial functions that forecast revenue insight and influence budgets.

Ready to Make a Career Change?

Our program welcomes students from a variety of professional backgrounds. If you have a bachelor’s in business or a business-related field, take our general track to build on your experience and prepare to transition your career. Your broad knowledge of business not only gives you a foundation — it gives you a competitive advantage.

We offer four foundational courses to help you get a jump start on the MAcc curriculum. After that, you complete the remainder of the MAcc program and prepare for your CPA exam.

Want to Prepare to Advance Your Accounting Career?

You’re a dedicated accounting professional who understands the ROI of higher education. That’s why our advanced track is designed to build on your undergrad degree in accounting and further develop your competencies with in-demand skills. Develop advanced technical knowledge in quantitative analysis, accounting technology, and data evaluation. Graduate in as few as five semesters and prepare for your CPA exam.

What Can You Do with a Master of Accountancy?

The demand for accounting professionals with graduate-level credentials remains high. In fact, according to a survey from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), over 90% of responding firms planned to hire graduate-level accounting students in 2015.

That’s why we’ve structured our online Master of Accounting program to align with today’s industry-leading best practices. We address foundational principles and emerging trends — big data, cloud computing, and mobile accounting — so you can graduate with the expertise to thrive in a variety of professional roles*:


Median Salary: $97,456

Director of Accounting

Median Salary: $95,456

Chief Financial Officer

Median Salary: $129,110

Financial Controller

Median Salary: $79,498

Accounting Manager

Median Salary: $67,743

Certified Public Accountant

Median Salary: $62,766

By earning your online accounting master’s degree from Ohio University’s top-ranked, AACSB-accredited College of Business, you can position yourself for career advancement and increased earning potential. Whether you’re a seasoned accounting professional or a newcomer to the field, you have the ability to flourish in your career. Let us help you maximize your results.

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