A CAREER WITH DIVERSE AND UNLIMITED OPPORTUNITIES

Advancement in any industry – Recession-proof – Prestige as a CPA.

Whether you aspire to be a CEO or CFO of a corporation, partner in a public accounting firm, controller of a government agency, finance director of a charitable foundation, special agent in white-collar crime, owner of your own business, or university professor, the NKU Master of Accountancy degree is the degree for you.

Learn the Language of Business

Accounting is often called the "language of business" because it provides the information necessary for making business decisions in many types of organizations. The ability to interpret and analyze financial information allows accounting professionals to become trusted advisers to companies and clients, helping to monitor finances and to chart courses for the future. The opportunities for accounting professionals are diverse and limitless.

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A Program to Match Your Background

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AACSB
We are accredited by AACSB International, The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, which represents the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide.
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Jessica Harsaran
"The MAcc Program at NKU provides students with the tools they need to succeed in the field. Courses are taught by faculty with real-world experience who strive to challenge the way you think not only about the class content, but about the profession as a whole. Students are encouraged to dream big, and they build the skills to achieve them throughout their time in the program." Jessica Harsaran, MAcc
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TRANSFERABLE SKILLS

From corporate to non-profit earning a Master’s in Accountancy enables you to work in any industry in any location. This degree has a high degree of growth, mobility and portability.

EARNING POTENTIAL

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ (BLS) current Occupational Outlook Handbook says the median annual salary for accountants and auditors as of 2017 is now $69,350. Top-tier accountants can earn more than $120,000 annually.

POSITIVE CAREER OUTLOOK

Stability and advancement. Growth estimates from the BLS rank accounting at 10%, which the BLS calls “faster than average.”

DEPARTMENT CONTACT INFORMATION

Kari Wright-Perkins    
Graduate Programs Coordinator
859-572-6657
wrightk11@nku.edu

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CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

The Master of Accountancy program will prepare you for careers in:

  • Auditing Consulting 
  • Tax preparation 
  • Forensic accounting 
  • From strategic planning to environmental accounting, the possibilities are limitless.
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