There’s a lot more to accounting than financial statements, audits and taxes.
A Master of Accounting (MAC) degree gives you deep technical knowledge and a broad business background. A MAC degree is a versatile toolbox that allows you to unlock lots of different career paths — including many outside of accounting. A MAC builds your business IQ.
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A technical foundation
In any career, you’ll be expected to be a good steward of your organization’s financial resources. That means understanding your sources of revenue and costs, keeping track of financial information and making good decisions based on that information.
No matter what industry you’re in, accounting know-how instantly makes you one of the smartest people in the room.
To someone with a MAC degree, those things become second nature. No matter what industry you’re in, accounting know-how instantly makes you one of the smartest people in the room.
There’s a lot you can do with deep accounting knowledge
In the C-suite: Senior management must understand their organization’s complete financial picture and make sound financial decisions. They need experience in budgeting, profit and loss management and setting financial strategy, among other things.
When managing projects: Before a new project is approved, many companies require that its potential return on investment be calculated. Once it is kicked off, project managers – no matter what their industry or functional area in the company – are expected to manage costs and other financial aspects of their projects.