Toronto, Canada (Vocus) February 25, 2009
Embanet and Stetson University have joined forces to provide working accountants with an accelerated 1-year Master of Accountancy (MAcc) online program. The curriculum is cleverly scheduled around the seasonal calendar of working accountants and provides students with a break from classes during the busy tax season between February and April.
"Stetson's unique online MAcc was designed based on the CPA Examination modules and compliments individual study with a focused, in-depth exploration of the four exam topics. The 30-hour program also helps complete the 150 credit-hours required by many states to acquire the CPA designation," said Judson Stryker, Director, Online MAcc program.
Embanet's experience in the online industry brings tremendous value to the program and offers 24/7/365 technical support to students, faculty and administrators. The online forum allows for students to access course lectures, group discussions and program resources at any time of the day or night from anywhere with internet access.
Dr. Thomas Downey, Embanet's Chief Academic Officer, commented on the partnership: "Embanet is excited to partner with Stetson in creating a new online learning curriculum that combines the depth and richness of the university course with a practical application; complimentary preparation for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation. The CPA has become a requirement for accountants looking for upward mobility in their careers. This program model demonstrates how Embanet can provide the accessibility of online learning as well as the flexibility to meet the professional needs of our students."
Stetson University is ranked among the top 3 best Southern masters-granting institutions by U.S. News & World Report and is one of a handful of elite business schools with both their Accounting Program and School of Business Administration fully accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).
About Stetson University
Stetson University is a small, independent, private university located in the heart of Central Florida. Founded as Florida's first private university, Stetson's mission is to provide a life altering education within a creative community where learning and values meet. Stetson University is committed to scholarship and the liberal arts tradition and seeks to foster in students the qualities of mind and heart that will prepare them to reach their full potential as individuals, informed citizens and responsible participants in their local communities and the world. Stetson University strives to educate good people to lead great lives. http://www.stetsononlinedegrees.com
About Embanet ULC
Embanet provides premier non-profit institutions with the capital and support needed to launch successful, fully online degree programs with world-wide reach. Our experience in program development, marketing, admissions, student services and technology ensures the integrity of a high quality academic experience. http://www.embanet.com
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