California Baptist University

Masters of Science in Accounting


8432 Magnolia Ave

Riverside, CA 92504

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Masters of Science in Accounting

Format: Online

Program Description:

California Baptist University’s Masters of Science in Accounting degree program will prepare candidates to advance professionally as effective, innovative and ethical financial leaders.  The Master of Science in Accounting degree program provides students with the additional educational requirements beyond the undergraduate degree which are necessary to become licensed as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in the state of California. 

The purpose of the Master of Science in Accounting program is to develop highly skilled and practical business leaders who are committed to making profitable and ethical contributions to the organizations in which they serve. Contemporary issues in Auditing and Assurance, Taxation, Business Law, Financial Accounting and Business Ethics and Responsibilities for CPAs will be explored. Graduates will emerge from the program with the practical knowledge and critical-thinking skills to enhance their organization and advance their career.

CBU Online’s Master of Science in Accounting is designed for those who strive for additional professional development in accounting and accounting-related business topics and to be an expert in their profession.  The Masters of Science in Accounting degree program is ideal for those who are led to teach at a higher education institution.

Consistent with the University student outcomes, upon completion of the Master of Science in Accounting degree, graduates will be able to:

  1. Effectively present information orally and in writing.
  2. Apply appropriate assurance techniques.
  3. Provide management with relevant operational information to make effective business decisions.
  4. Perform tax research and calculations related to business entities.
  5. Prepare financial information in accordance with the appropriate authoritative literature.
  6. Prepare and evaluate financial transactions and performance.
  7. Demonstrate knowledge of ethical and legal systems as they relate to the accounting profession.
  8. Design accounting information systems solutions given the regulatory environment of business.
  9. Apply ethical principles and moral reasoning to decision making and organizational management.
  10. Solve critical business problems using quantitative business analysis techniques.


Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges

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Classification: Higher Education Institution (Not Carnegie Classified)

Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999

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