SNHU Steps Up the Pace for Accounting Students with New Online Accelerated BS to MS Accounting Degree

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Southern New Hampshire University’s new online accelerated BS to MS accounting degree enables students to meet CPA exam requirements and build valuable resume credentials.

The program puts our graduates on the path to achieve the required 150 credits to sit for the CPA exam and earn both their BS and MS degree upon completion as well.

It’s all about the numbers for would-be accountants and an accelerated degree program offering savings in both time and money is sure to be greatly appealing for those with an eye on the calendar and the bottom line. Southern New Hampshire University’s new online accelerated BS to MS accounting degree gives students wider berth in the marketplace, with valuable resume credentials and an increased pace in meeting the 150-hour CPA certification and reciprocity requirements.

The new online program offers high-quality instruction from an accounting department faculty, which includes certified public accountants, certified management accountants and certified fraud examiners. Students benefit by learning from accounting professionals who offer ‘real-world’ experience and 24/7 access to their course work, enabling students to attend class when it best meets their own schedules.

“SNHU’s new online accelerated BS to MS in accounting degree offers students a unique online opportunity to obtain two degrees in just five years, saving time and money,” said Alexandru Manus, associate dean of business at SNHU. “The program puts our graduates on the path to achieve the required 150 credits to sit for the CPA exam and earn both their BS and MS degree upon completion as well, creating a more marketable resume earlier in their career with the dual degrees.”

Earning the online accelerated BS to MS in accounting degree will provide students with the skills needed to be successful in a diverse field of accounting and accounting-related careers including finance, taxation, auditing, insurance and banking. Program graduates will be well prepared to complete professional certifications, including Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Management Accountant (CMA) and Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE). The degree is designed to allow students to effectively interact with executive management and strengthen their ability to succeed in middle and senior management positions.

SNHU was founded and is widely recognized as a leading accounting education provider in New England, and now through its online education offerings, has extended this recognition nationwide. SNHU’s accounting graduates have a solid history of passing certification exams and are attractive candidates for public accounting firms and accounting-related fields. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects a 16 percent increase in accounting-related jobs by 2016. The accelerated BS to MS accounting degree places SNHU graduates in a burgeoning accounting job market, with anticipated growth of nearly 200K jobs for accountants and auditors.

Visit Southern New Hampshire University’s website for more information on the accelerated BS to MS accounting degree.

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About SNHU
Southern New Hampshire University is a not-for-profit, regionally accredited university with an 80-year history of educating successful professionals. SNHU has a total enrollment of more than 13,000 students in more than 180 undergraduate and graduate degree and certificate programs, available online, at our main campus in Manchester, N.H., and at our regional centers in New Hampshire and Maine.

SNHU was the only university to make Fast Company’s 2012 list of the World’s 50 Most Innovative Companies, ranking 12th overall.

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