Maryland Accounting Degrees Online and On-Campus

There are 153 accounting degree programs in Maryland in our directory (47 Associates, 45 Bachelors, 24 Masters, and 4 Doctorate).

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Holding accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools (AACSB) signifies that the curriculum has gone through rigorous review and will best prepare students for their business careers. At the moment, there are eight different institutions that hold this business designation in the state of Maryland. Three of these colleges have specific accreditation in accounting: Loyola University of Maryland, Morgan State University, and Towson University.

Here is a quick list of Maryland accounting degrees (all levels):

  • Allegany College of Maryland: Associates in Business Administration Associates in Business Management Associates in Economics Associates in General Accounting Certificate in General Accounting
  • Anne Arundel Community College Associates in Business Administration Associates in Business Management
  • Baltimore City Community College Bachelors in General Accounting
  • Carroll Community College Associates in Business Administration Associates in General Accounting Certificate in General Accounting
  • Cecil College Associates in Business Administration
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Loyola University of Maryland - Master of Accounting

The Sellinger School of Business offers a Master's degree in the field of accounting. This can be completed at the Baltimore location in as little as 10 months. Students have the ability to gain general knowledge in accounting or pursue a specialization in Data Analytics or Taxation.

Curriculum format differs slightly among the different concentrations available and if the student chooses to complete an internship. The concentration will have three dedicated courses with varying opportunities. As an example, the Tax specialization has courses in Tax Research, Individual Tax, and a general business elective chosen by the student.

Prerequisite courses for the program include financial, managerial, and intermediate accounting topics, along with knowledge in corporate taxation and auditing processes. Some courses will have online availability, but the program overall must be completed on campus. Students should maintain a 3.0 GPA in order to gain their diploma.

Admission submission needs include the completion of an application with fee, a personal statement on why the prospective student has chosen this university to pursue accounting education, updated resume, and one letter of recommendation from an academic or professional expert. Students gaining undergraduate education at LUM or an affiliate college may consider the fast track admission process.

SchoolLevelProgramAdmissions

Seton Hall University

MasterOnline Master of Science in AccountingWebsite

Georgetown University

MasterMaster of Science in FinanceWebsite

Fairleigh Dickinson University

MasterMaster of Science in AccountingWebsite

Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School

MasterMS in FinanceWebsite

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University of Maryland - Master of Science in Accounting

The Robert H. Smith School of Business offers a full Master's degree in accounting, preparing students for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam and jobs at some of the top accounting firms in the nation. Students have the ability to specialize their curriculum with courses in Audit Analytics, Public Accounting, and Tax Analytics.

Throughout the curriculum, students will be discovering how to utilize big data to analyze financial information and make smart long-term decisions for businesses. They will be able to efficiently produce financial statements and communicate with others to verify accuracy on transactions. For the auditing specialization, students will gain the skills needed to use specific software, and strong ethical and legal knowledge.

Between two to four semesters are needed to complete the program, and this length depends on how much background in accounting the student has. Any courses that the student does not need to take from prior experience can be replaced with an elective if needed. There is no ability to transfer credits into the Master's degree in accounting.

All classes for the accounting degree are held at the College Park campus. For a more flexible alternative, students can consider the online Master of Business Administration, which is also accredited. There is a specialization in accounting along with related core courses, such as Financial Accounting and Managerial Accounting.

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Online Master of Accounting Programs in Maryland

Towson University – Master of Science in Accounting and Business Advisory Services

The Department of Accounting offers a unique Master’s degree that for accounting and advisory services that is available online and accredited by the AACSB. This program will satisfy the academic requirements for the CPA exam in the state of Maryland and various other locations. Students will need to review their own state criteria to determine if the program will satisfy their needs.

This program is in conjunction with the University of Baltimore and is completed in both locations. Online courses will be distributed by faculty members at both institutions, and courses at UB will run in two different session timeframes. Students at Towson University will have specific requirements in order to take courses at UB.

Goals for the program include preparing students for analyzing statistical information from financial activity and skills needed to use certain software. They will be able to write clearly detailed reports when needed and present this information to other workers in the organization or with clients. Students should be proficient in legal and ethical issues in accounting and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.

Admission requirements include having a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university and a 3.0 cumulative GPA. Those that have above a 2.75 GPA can get in under a conditional status. Needs for the program include the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) scores, but these can be waived for prospective students that have a 3.5 GPA or higher.

Frostburg State University – Master of Business Administration

The MBA at Frostburg State University is an AACSB-accredited program with concentrations in Business Analytics, Health Care Management, and Management. This is a 36-credit hour curriculum for experienced students that can be completed on a full-time or part-time basis. With both a business undergraduate degree and full-time potential, this program can be completed in just one year.

Out of the 12 total courses that are taken at minimum, eight courses are in the core portion and the remaining four are the concentration selected. Examples of students that can take core courses include Financial Management, Foundations of Analytics, and Strategic Planning. Courses are delivered in a seven-week accelerated format where students can have more focus on specific topics.

For students to have a successful admission process, they will need to submit an application online with fee, official transcripts that show the completion of an accredited undergraduate degree, and GMAT or GRE test scores. There are possibilities to get a waiver for the test scores, including a cumulative GPA of 3.25 or higher with no work experience, or 2.75 or higher with at least five years of work experience.

Students with the ability to earn a Bachelor’s degree in accounting can pursue the combination BSA-MBA program where a total of 153 credit hours are completed in five years. This eliminates a few course requirements of the MBA and students will only need 30 credits. Those looking to take the CPA examination will have a program that satisfies the academic requirements.

Maryland Accounting Careers Salary Information

Similar to other states in the region, Maryland has high salary estimates for accountants and auditors. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the annual mean wage is approximately $80,930. This is similar to other states next to them, including New Jersey and Virginia.

There are over 26,000 workers in the accounting field across the state. Over half of those workers are located in the Baltimore metropolitan area.

Friedman and Saiyed

For over 20 years, Friedman and Saiyed has serviced many individuals and organizations on various accounting tasks across Baltimore. They will work with their clients to review and determine accuracy on tax filing preparation. Other services include bookkeeping and payroll for small businesses, accuracy in financial transactions, and consulting for cash flow on larger organizational projects.

Maryland Accounting Career Summary

Employment Change: +6,280 jobs added between 2014 and 2024, an estimated average of 1,490 new accountant or auditor jobs in Maryland per year.

Online Accounting Degrees Accepting Applicants

SchoolLevelProgramAdmissions

Seton Hall University

MasterOnline Master of Science in AccountingWebsite

Georgetown University

MasterMaster of Science in FinanceWebsite

Fairleigh Dickinson University

MasterMaster of Science in AccountingWebsite

Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School

MasterMS in FinanceWebsite

University of West Alabama

BachelorBachelor of Business Administration: AccountingWebsite

Illinois College

BachelorBA in AccountingWebsite

Eastern Oregon University

BachelorBachelor in AccountingWebsite

West Virginia State

BachelorBS in Business Administration: AccountingWebsite

West Virginia State

BachelorBS in Business Administration: AccountingWebsite

Utica College

MasterMBA Economic Crime and Fraud ManagementWebsite

Utica College

MasterMBA - Insurance & Risk ManagementWebsite

Utica College

MasterMBA - Finance & AccountingWebsite

Utica College

MasterMBA - Finance & AccountingWebsite

Utica College

MasterMS in AccountingWebsite

Utica College

MasterMBA - Finance & AccountingWebsite

University of West Alabama

BachelorBachelor of Business Administration: AccountingWebsite

University of Saint Mary

MasterMBA Finance ConcentrationWebsite

University of Saint Mary

MasterMBA Finance ConcentrationWebsite

All Schools with Accounting Degrees in Maryland

Allegany College of Maryland

Cumberland MD
  • Associates in Business Administration
  • Associates in Business Management
  • Associates in Economics
  • Associates in General Accounting
  • Certificate in General Accounting

Anne Arundel Community College

Arnold MD
  • Associates in Business Administration
  • Associates in Business Management

Baltimore City Community College

Baltimore MD
  • Bachelors in General Accounting

Carroll Community College

Westminster MD
  • Associates in Business Administration
  • Associates in General Accounting
  • Certificate in General Accounting

Cecil College

North East MD
  • Associates in Business Administration
  • Associates in Business Technology
  • Certificate in Business Technology

Chesapeake College

Wye Mills MD
  • Associates in Business Administration
  • Associates in Business Management
  • Associates in General Accounting
  • Certificate in Business Management
  • Certificate in General Accounting

College of Southern Maryland

La Plata MD
  • Associates in Business Administration
  • Associates in General Accounting
  • Certificate in Business Technology
  • Certificate in General Accounting
  • Online Associates in Business Administration
  • Online Certificate in General Accounting

Columbia Union College

Takoma Park MD
  • Associates in General Accounting
  • Bachelors in Business Administration
  • Masters in Business Administration

Frederick Community College

Frederick MD
  • Associates in Business Administration
  • Associates in Financial Management
  • Associates in Financial Management
  • Associates in General Accounting
  • Certificate in Computerized Accounting
  • Certificate in Financial Management
  • Certificate in Financial Management
  • Certificate in General Accounting
  • Online Associates in Business Administration

Frostburg State University

Frostburg MD
  • Bachelors in Business Administration
  • Bachelors in General Accounting
  • Masters in Business Administration

Hagerstown Community College

Hagerstown MD
  • Associates in Business Administration
  • Associates in Business Management
  • Associates in General Accounting
  • Certificate in Business Management

Harford Community College

Bel Air MD
  • Associates in Business Administration
  • Associates in General Accounting
  • Certificate in Business Administration
  • Certificate in General Accounting

Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore MD
  • Bachelors in Business Administration

Kaplan College

Hagerstown MD
  • Associates in Business Administration
  • Associates in General Accounting
  • Bachelors in Business Administration

Loyola College in Maryland

Baltimore MD
  • Bachelors in Business Administration
  • Bachelors in Economics
  • Certificate in General Accounting
  • Masters in Business Administration
  • Masters in Finance

Loyola University Maryland

Baltimore MD
  • Bachelors in Business Administration
  • Bachelors in Business Management
  • Bachelors in Economics
  • Bachelors in Finance
  • Bachelors in General Accounting
  • Masters in Business Administration
  • Masters in Finance

Montgomery College

Rockville MD
  • Associates in Business Administration
  • Associates in General Accounting
  • Certificate in General Accounting

Morgan State University

Baltimore MD
  • Bachelors in Business Administration
  • Bachelors in Business Management
  • Bachelors in Economics
  • Bachelors in Finance
  • Bachelors in General Accounting
  • Doctorate in Business Administration
  • Masters in Business Administration
  • Masters in Economics

Mount St Mary's University

Emmitsburg MD
  • Bachelors in Business Administration
  • Bachelors in Economics
  • Bachelors in General Accounting
  • Masters in Business Administration

Prince George's Community College

Largo MD
  • Associates in Business Administration
  • Associates in Business Management
  • Associates in Economics
  • Associates in General Accounting
  • Certificate in Business Management
  • Certificate in General Accounting
  • Online Associates in Business Management
  • Online Associates in Economics
  • Online Associates in General Accounting
  • Online Associates in Professional Accounting
  • Online Certificate in Business Management
  • Online Certificate in General Accounting

Salisbury University

Salisbury MD
  • Bachelors in Business Administration
  • Bachelors in Business Management
  • Bachelors in Economics
  • Bachelors in Finance
  • Bachelors in General Accounting
  • Masters in Business Administration

Stevenson University

Stevenson MD
  • Bachelors in Business Administration
  • Bachelors in Business Administration
  • Bachelors in Business Technology
  • Bachelors in General Accounting

The Community College of Baltimore County

Baltimore MD
  • Associates in Business Administration
  • Associates in Business Management
  • Associates in Business Technology
  • Associates in Economics
  • Associates in General Accounting
  • Certificate in Business Management
  • Certificate in General Accounting

Towson University

Towson MD
  • Bachelors in Business Administration
  • Bachelors in Economics
  • Bachelors in General Accounting
  • Masters in Business Administration

University of Baltimore

Baltimore MD
  • Bachelors in Business Administration
  • Bachelors in Business Management
  • Certificate in Business Administration
  • Certificate in General Accounting
  • Masters in Business Administration
  • Masters in Business Taxation
  • Masters in Finance
  • Masters in General Accounting

University of Maryland Eastern Shore

Princess Anne MD
  • Bachelors in Business Administration

University of Maryland-Baltimore County

Baltimore MD
  • Bachelors in Business Technology
  • Bachelors in Economics
  • Bachelors in Finance
  • Certificate in Finance
  • Certificate in General Accounting
  • Masters in Economics

University of Maryland-College Park

College Park MD
  • Bachelors in Business Administration
  • Bachelors in Finance
  • Bachelors in General Accounting
  • Doctorate in Finance
  • Doctorate in General Accounting
  • Masters in Business Administration
  • Masters in Finance
  • Masters in General Accounting

University of Maryland-University College

Adelphi MD
  • Bachelors in Business Administration
  • Bachelors in Finance
  • Bachelors in General Accounting
  • Certificate in Business Management
  • Certificate in Financial Management
  • Certificate in General Accounting
  • Doctorate in Business Management
  • Masters in Business Administration
  • Masters in Business Management
  • Masters in Financial Management
  • Masters in General Accounting
  • Masters in information systems
  • Online Certificate in Business Management
  • Online Certificate in Financial Management
  • Online Certificate in General Accounting

Wor-Wic Community College

Salisbury MD
  • Associates in Business Management
  • Associates in Business Technology
  • Associates in General Accounting

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