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565 USD/credit
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The Master of Science in Accounting - Audit and Financial Reporting from Liberty University enables you to capitalize on the growing demand for highly qualified accountants and financial auditors.

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Building upon your accounting foundation, you will increase your marketability for accounting audit jobs by thoroughly exploring Sarbanes-Oxley and other accounting laws and policies that must be followed for companies to comply with increasingly strict federal requirements. You will become fluent in the latest technologies used to solve common and complex auditing challenges.

This online Master of Science in Accounting - Audit and Financial Reporting from Liberty University  is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) which means our program has met rigorous academic standards and requirements. With an accredited accounting degree and a curriculum that aligns with industry best practices, you will be set up for success in a future career in accounting and financial management.

Why Choose Liberty’s M.S. in Accounting – Audit and Financial Reporting Degree Program?

A career in accounting requires the highest level of personal ethics to ensure accuracy and security of a company or business, particularly critical to financial auditing and fraud prevention. Throughout your auditing master’s degree, you will receive instruction from a foundation of biblical principles which are needed to make the most difficult business decisions as you examine reports and activities for mistakes and fraudulent activity.

Additionally, this program is taught by industry-leading Christian faculty, so you will graduate knowing that your accounting, financial, and ethical expertise is of the highest quality. This combination of industry expertise and biblical ethics is critical in the highly detail-oriented and complex industries of accounting and financial auditing.

What Will You Learn in the M.S. in Accounting – Audit and Financial Reporting Online Degree?

While many foundational accounting courses are found within other majors and areas of study, the audit and financial reporting specialization will provide you with courses that are essential for a higher-level understanding of your desired field. Our graduate audit and financial reporting program will prepare you for a successful career and pave the way to pursue higher education.

Throughout this degree, you will learn the application of various financial, analytical, and decision-making methods used by financial managers through demonstration and practical applications. Each course is taught by professors who have a passion for their field in addition to experience working with the content covered. Your professors will be able to guide and direct you as they teach relevant skills and concepts from a Christian perspective.

Potential Career Options with a Master’s Degree in Accounting

The master’s degree in accounting – audit and financial reporting will prepare you for advanced positions in private, public, profit, and non-profit accounting settings. The accounting audit focus allows you to direct your studies to become more valuable in the areas of advanced research, financial statement analysis, and fraudulence reporting.

Potential career options include, but are not limited to:

  • Auditor
  • Financial examiner
  • Financial fraud analyst
  • Revenue agent

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Auditing
  • Accounting Ethics
  • Advanced Research for Financial Reporting
  • Advanced Financial Statement Analysis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.




30 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A regionally or nationally accredited bachelor’s degree with a 3.0 or above GPA is required for admission in good standing.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    565 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 565 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    565 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 565 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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