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Online Master of Accountancy and Analytics

Inform Financial Strategy Using Key Business Insights

Ohio University's online Master of Accountancy and Analytics (MAcc) program ranked top #10 Best Online Accounting Program by Fortune. You will gain the comprehensive skill set needed to sit for the Ohio CPA exam* and accelerate your career as a financial professional in a technology-driven business environment.

Our MAcc program provides focused coursework in relevant technical areas like descriptive, prescriptive and predictive analytics, so students gain the knowledge to turn disparate data into actionable information for executive decision-making.

online courses

month duration

not required
credit hours

Build Advanced Skill Sets Through Comprehensive Coursework

The flexible MAcc online curriculum offers streamlined leveling courses for non-business or accounting backgrounds. Gain advanced accounting and analytics skills plus essential soft skills employers value. Some courses include:

ACCT 6100: Advanced Managerial Decision Making

A deeper examination of the conceptual issues impacting the information needs of managers in performing their planning, decision-making, and performance evaluation functions. Concepts from financial accounting, economics, statistics and organizational behavior are interwoven throughout the course.

MBA 6320: Descriptive Analytics

In this course, you will have the opportunity to learn how to summarize, visualize and manage data within software environments that are commonly used in business today. Additionally, techniques that help decision-makers reduce risk and identify opportunities that would provide an individual or a company with a competitive advantage will be reviewed.

A A C S B Accredited

Ohio University’s College of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. This esteemed credential is granted to less than 5% of business schools in the nation. In addition, OHIO’s College of Business holds the additional AACSB Accounting Standards, which means our program meets additional standards set by the AACSB Accounting Accreditation Council.

  • Online Learning Experience

    No matter what your career goals are, Ohio University can help you get there. We offer a wide range of online graduate programs specifically for professionals who are ready for their next step. Complete focused courses seven weeks at a time and maintain your work and personal responsibilities by studying when and where it's convenient for you. As a student, you'll learn alongside fellow leaders and have access to the same expert faculty and leading-edge curriculum as you would on campus.

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  • Experiential Learning for Professional Success

    Alongside 100% online courses, OHIO offers virtual, live class sessions that give you the chance to discuss weekly assignments and gain valuable insights. The required Leadership Development Conference also gives online MAcc students the opportunity to connect with instructors, peers and alumni while hearing from guest speakers and participating in panel discussions, workshops and more.

Become a Leader in the Growing, In-Demand Accounting Field

Earning a master's-level credential in accounting sets you up for lasting success as a leader in the in-demand and lucrative finance field. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts 7% growth for accountants and auditors through 2030, and the median annual wage for management occupations was $109,760.1,2

Accounting and Analytics Roles:

  • Actuary ($105,900)3
  • Auditor ($77,250)1
  • Budget analyst ($79,940)4
  • Chief Financial Officer ($179,520)5
  • Forensic accountant ($77,250)1

Our Rankings

Ohio University ranks among the top higher education institutions globally as rated by the Center for World University Rankings.

  • No. 57 Best Online Master’s in Business Programs (excluding MBA) — U.S. News & World Report
  • No. 25 Best Online Master’s in Business Programs for Veterans (excluding MBA) — U.S. News & World Report
  • No. 10 Best Online Master's in Accounting Programs 2023 - Fortune

About the College of Business

Ohio University's AACSB-accredited College of Business offers industry-driven online programs built for leaders and working professionals. With more than 90 years of experience delivering business education, we are consistently recognized for academic excellence, affordability and more. When you learn with us, you will unlock the benefits of an innovative education designed for today's global business world.

Our Mission

We inspire innovators who strategically create value. We motivate leaders who serve with grit and determination. We nurture self-aware citizens who better the world of business.

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Sources and Disclaimer

  1. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Occupational Outlook Handbook. Accountants and Auditors. Retrieved from
  2. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Occupational Outlook Handbook. Management Occupations. Retrieved from
  3. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Occupational Outlook Handbook. Actuaries. Retrieved from
  4. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Occupational Outlook Handbook. Budget Analyst. Retrieved from:
  5. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Occupational Outlook Handbook. Top Executives. Retrieved from

*This program may meet your state's educational requirements for CPA licensure. Please check with your enrollment advisor for your state’s specific requirements.