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Here's everything you want to know about the University of Baltimore Online M.S. in Accounting and Business Advisory program:

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  • Graduate Accounting Programs' Demographics

    The following is based on Fall 2017 University Census data and reflects the combined demographics of the MBA and Online MBA programs.

    24 Total Students Enrolled

    Total students enrolled in the on-campus,flexible and Online M.S. in Accounting and Business Advisory Services programs. Our online students do have interactions with our campus students in online course sections.

    In addition to the master's program, we also have several accounting-focused post-baccalaureate certificate programs to choose from including:

    Accounting Fundamentals

    Forensic Accounting

    Internal Audit Services

    Government Financial Management (New)

    Academic Load: Seventy-one (71%) of our enrolled students consider themselves part-time students.

    Gender: Thirty-three percent (33%) are female.

    Residency: We have alumni all over the world, but most remain in the Mid-Atlantic region or Maryland. At this time our most of our students (83%) percent are considered "in state" residents.

    Ethnicity: Forty-two percent (42%) of our students indicate their ethnicity to be black/African American, followed by thirty-three percent (33%) White, with a twenty-five percent all other races and ethnicities.

    Age: Our programs appeal to working professionals. Fifty-eight percent (58%) of our students range in age from 30-64 followed by twenty-one percent (21%) 25-29, and twenty-one percent (21%) 22-24. 

  • It’s about enhancing your accounting career or make that big career change.

    The M.S. in Accounting and Business Advisory Services programs gives you the competitive advantage and the technical skills you need for effective and ethical business consulting and is an ideal choice if you are looking to:

    • build on your undergraduate degree or switch careers
    • satisfy some of the coursework to sit for the CPA exam
    • fulfill the 150 hours of education requirement for a certified public
      accountant license in Maryland.
    • apply accounting knowledge and concepts to regulatory environments,
      external reporting, securities acts and Sarbanes-Oxley
    • possess the necessary research skills to study business and accounting
      problems effectively
    • define business information needs and the technological solutions to
      meet those needs.

    We recognize that the accounting profession is quickly adjusting to the demands placed on it and our graduates need to be critical thinkers who have the data and soft skills to be effective in the workplace.

    Through this program, you’ll become knowledgeable in:

    • contemporary issues in financial reporting • managerial cost and control systems• assurance services • financial analysis and strategy• investment analysis • database management systems analysis.

    The vision is simple and straightforward:

    Deliver the best value for an accounting graduate program in Baltimore region, leverage the expertise of our faculty and build on the alumni network.

  • It’s AACSB International accredited.

    The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business is the gold standard of business school accreditation—worldwide, less than 5 percent of all business schools in the world have been bestowed this hallmark of excellence. We continue to maintain the standards of this accreditation and are proud to say that the changes to our MBA preserve—and even strengthen—our AACSB International accreditation.

    Did you know?

    Only one-third of the business schools in the United States can claim AACSB International accreditation distinction.

  • We're Pioneers in Online Accredited Business Education.

    In 1999 our faculty began delivering the MBA in a engaging Web environment making us the the first school in the world to offer a fully-online AACSB accredited MBA program. In 2018, we launched the an online version of the M.S. in Accounting and Business Advisory Services program, offering the same rigor and curriculum that you can find in the brick and mortar classroom environment.

    We like to mingle.

    Students in the face-to-face/on campus version of the M.S. in Accounting and Business Advisory Services program may take classes along with you in online course sections.

  • It offers busy professional the flexibility they need to earn a graduate degree.

    Classes that fit into your busy schedule.

    The Online Accounting program is a quality program that makes it easier to fit classes into your busy schedule.

  • It’s an amazing opportunity.

    The M.S. in Accounting and Business Advisory Services program remains a niche and highly prized degree.  We have a program that prepares you for an intensity of the accounting world and prepares you for the CPA exam.

    Career-changer or enhancing your undergraduate degree in accounting, this is a great way to launch your future.

    Come to one of information sessions, request information or apply today.