STATESBORO, GA– July 17, 2015–The Georgia Southern University WebMAcc program has been ranked seventh by TopAccountingDegrees.org in its Top 20 Master of Accounting Online Degree Programs 2015.
According to the site, the Top 20 Master of Accounting Online Degree Programs 2015 rankings were based on average tuition (weighted 10%), AACSB accreditation (weighted 30%), CPA exam pass rate (weighted 20%), employment rate (weighted 20%), and salary projections (weighted (20%). Information regarding each criterion came from College Navigator, AACSB International, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and U.S. News and World Report, respectively. Each school was then given a final score out of 100, and those with the top 20 scores were included in the ranking.
“The Georgia Southern College of Business Administration is unique in that it is accredited by the AACSB for both business and accounting. The no frills, 100 percent online accounting program is one of the best ways to start a career in finance today, with rigorous coursework and a team-based learning approach that ensures success. The support students receive from classmates and professors is just one factor in the high CPA exam pass rate they see after graduation. Coursework featuring accounting, auditing and information technology seminars, legal issues, and income tax provide a robust framework for negotiating the financial arena professionally,” the site reported. In-state tuition is $6,468 per year and out-of-state tuition is $25,846 per year.
Georgia Southern University and all of its programs contained under the university’s umbrella are accredited through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. The College of Business has undergraduate and graduate accreditation through AACSB International: The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Only about five percent of all colleges of business have AACSB accreditation.
Georgia Southern University, a public Carnegie Doctoral/Research University founded in 1906, offers 125 degree programs serving more than 20,500 students. Through eight colleges, the University offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs built on more than a century of academic achievement. Georgia Southern is recognized for its student-centered and hands-on approach to education. Visit: GeorgiaSouthern.edu