Albertus Magnus College's Online Master’s Degree Program in Accounting Among the Nation's Best

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Albertus Magnus College was recently recognized for its online master’s degree in Accounting program. The school was ranked as one of the Top 30 in the US for 2016 by Affordable Colleges Online, a leading education and industry resource of online education information.

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The flexibility and affordability of the program allows students to earn a graduate degree while balancing the demands of work and family, says Nancy Fallon, Ph.D. chair of the dept. of Business Administration and Management.

The Master of Science in Accounting program is offered by Albertus Magnus College as an Accelerated Degree Program in the Division of Professional and Graduate Studies. The M.S.A. is a graduate professional degree designed to provide students with a strong knowledge of accounting principles and prepare them for a variety of careers in the accounting field. Online master’s programs represent the fastest-growing level of distance learning today. Colleges and universities everywhere continue to add online master’s that cater to both traditional students and to working adults.

“The Master of Science in Accounting degree is one more example of the way in which Albertus Magnus College carries out its mission of providing an education that promotes the search for truth in all its dimensions and is practical in its application. This is what we do; this is who we are,” said Vice President for Academic Affairs Sean P. O’Connell, Ph.D.

“We are very excited that our Master of Science in Accounting program has achieved this ranking,” said Nancy Fallon, Ph.D., chair of the department of Business Administration and Management.“The flexibility and affordability of the program allows students to earn a graduate degree while balancing the demands of work and family. The 30-credit program provides students with a strong knowledge of accounting principles and the educational requirements to sit for the uniform C.P.A. examination.”

In order for universities to qualify for this ranking they must be public, not for profit, institutions and offer at least five online master’s degrees.

Qualifying schools were then evaluated based on criteria including:

  • Count of online master’s degrees available
  • Graduate tuition and fees
  • Academic and career counseling services
  • Job placement for graduates
  • AC Online Peer-Based Value (PBV)

To find out more about the best accounting degrees in the US by Affordable Colleges Online, please click here.
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About Albertus Magnus College
Established in 1925 by the Dominican Sisters of Peace (formerly known as the Dominican Sisters of Saint Mary of the Springs), Albertus Magnus College provides men and women with an education that promotes the search for truth in all its dimensions and is practical in its application, while being faithful to its Catholic heritage and the Judeo-Christian tradition. Located in New Haven, CT, Albertus Magnus College offers both undergraduate and graduate programs with a student/faculty ratio of 13:1. Albertus Magnus College offers convenient campuses in New Haven and in East Hartford.

Visit albertus.edu for more information.

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