Georgia Southern's WebMAcc Ranked Among Best for an Online Masters in Accounting

Staff Report From Savannah CEO

Wednesday, December 21st, 2016

The Georgia Southern University College of Business WebMAcc has been ranked among the 20 best online schools for accounting masters degrees for 2016-2017 by

According to the American Institute of CPAs, a master’s degree in accounting provides benefits critical for career advancement. An accounting master’s degree ensures the student meets the educational requirements to obtain CPA licensure. Many schools have begun to offer the MAcc program in a flexible, online format that allows the working professional to earn a master’s degree with little interruption to their professional and personal life.

“This is another well-deserved objective recognition for our WebMAcc program,” stated Tim Pearson, Ph.D., director of the College of Business’s School of Accountancy. “Many Accounting programs are increasing the online delivery of their programs for their students, and we are taking this effort very seriously and deliberatively for the benefit of our students. I am grateful that the WebMAcc faculty in the School of Accountancy are once again being recognized for their efforts through this ranking.”

The 30-credit hour, 10-course Georgia Southern WebMAcc offers low tuition and a high graduation rate. The online MAcc may be completed in two years, and the pace of the program is designed to cater to the working professional. Students take five courses each year (two in spring, two in fall and one in summer), and courses include accounting information systems, auditing, current legal issues, financial accounting, fraudulent financial reporting and tax research.