CSU-Global’s New Online Master of Professional Accounting Degree to Develop Students as Successful CPAs

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Career-relevant program emphasizes accounting leadership skills and exam preparation for students who desire to become Certified Public Accountants.

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Becoming a CPA greatly increases the opportunities available to someone in the accounting field, and this program will provide invaluable resources to help students pass the CPA exam and become more effective financial leaders.

Colorado State University-Global Campus (CSUGlobal.edu) is proud to announce its new 100 percent online Master of Professional Accounting degree for those looking to take their career to the next level as a CPA.

“This program was designed for those motivated students who seek the advanced knowledge and skills necessary to become CPAs,” said Dr. Jon Bellum, Provost and Senior Vice President at Colorado State University-Global Campus. “Becoming a CPA greatly increases the opportunities available to someone in the accounting field, and this program will provide invaluable resources to help students pass the CPA exam and become more effective financial leaders.”

In addition to providing the essential leadership and communication skills utilized daily by Certified Public Accountants, courses focus on the primary knowledge areas of Auditing, Financial Accounting and Reporting, Regulation, and Business Environments and Concepts covered in the Uniform CPA Exam. Students are able to purchase Wiley CPAexcel's industry-leading software at a significant discount to further help them study for the exam. CSU-Global’s online accounting master’s degree also allows students with a bachelor’s degree in accounting to reach the 150 credits needed to be licensed as a CPA by most states; although, students should check with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) for their state’s specific licensing requirements.

“According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, CPAs earn an average 10 percent more than other accountants,” continued Dr. Bellum. “This is because employers recognize the hard work, dedication, and advanced knowledge that comes through the certification process. Our MPA program is designed to help students earn that distinction as effectively as possible.”

Visit CSUGlobal.edu/MPA for more information about the new online accounting master’s degree program Colorado State University-Global Campus’ other 100 percent online bachelor's degree and master's degree programs. Classes start every four weeks and tuition is guaranteed not to increase as long as you are enrolled. Call 800-920-6723 or email Admissions(at)CSUGlobal(dot)edu to speak with an Enrollment Counselor today.

About Colorado State University-Global Campus
Colorado State University-Global Campus (CSU-Global) was created by the Colorado State University System Board of Governors in 2007 as the first 100 percent online state university in the United States. CSU-Global is focused on facilitating adult success in a global marketplace through career-relevant education including bachelor’s degree completion and master’s degree programs. Embracing the land grant heritage as part of the Colorado State University System, CSU-Global sets the standard for quality and innovation in higher education through its expert faculty trained in working with adults in an online learning environment, and through its dedication to student retention, graduation and workplace success. Visit CSUGlobal.edu or call 1-800-920-6723 for more information.

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