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Master of Arts in Accounting

The Hendrix College Master of Arts (MA) in Accounting degree provides advanced education in financial and managerial accounting, taxation, auditing, and information systems combined with quantitative analytical skills necessary for students to pursue positions of leadership in business, non-profits, government, and related fields.

In fulfilling the requirements for the MA in Accounting degree from the Economics and Business Department, students will:

  • Master deep knowledge of accounting principles and related economic theories
  • Develop research skills to analyze accounting and business problems
  • Develop high-level critical thinking and analytical skills useful in managerial decision-making
  • Work effectively in solving business problems both independently and collaboratively as team members
  • Develop strong written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrate professional judgment
  • Develop enhanced capabilities for employment opportunities
  • Acquire necessary credentials qualifying them to sit for the CPA exam in Arkansas