Online Master of Science in Accounting International Accounting
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Get a global perspective on finance
Explore the global financial landscape with a Master’s in Accounting, with a concentration in International Accounting. Learn to understand the daily fluctuations of the global monetary system and their effect, examine the relationship between domestic and international tax systems and review the accounting and reporting standards that shape the way business is measured and monitored globally.
Spring classes start on April 5
Program at a glance
11-week courses in the program
Cost per course
Earn your degree online with Strayer
Get a bigger picture of the global economy
In this program, you’ll be introduced to the management of international financial systems and foreign exchange rates and risk. You’ll also learn to understand the functions of the global monetary system and how companies are affected by foreign currency markets.
Build your skills
- Perform professional accounting in a global economy.
- Analyze the framework for international accounting standards.
- Understand the key differences between the U.S. GAAP system and international accounting systems.
- Analyze international taxation and regulatory requirements for tax compliance.
- Apply key financial concepts to international markets.
1:1 attention you deserve
Our professors promise you a personalized learning experience that keeps you connected, engaged and moving forward.
A real student community
Experience online and live discussions, receive mentoring, expand your professional networks and create lifelong friendships.
The high-quality higher education you deserve
Courses earned from Strayer University do not automatically qualify the holder to participate in professional licensing examinations to practice certain professions in any state. All students interested in practicing a regulated accounting profession requiring licensure from a state regulatory agency should contact the appropriate state regulatory agency in their field of interest. A listing of contact information for the most common accounting-related licensing boards is available on the Strayer website at: https://www.strayer.edu/footer-links/student-consumer-information/licensed-careers.
Licensing information is also available from the following
websites: American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (www.aicpa.org),
National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (www.nasba.org),
Institute of Internal Auditors (www.theiia.org), Institute of Management
Accountants (www.imanet.org) and the Accreditation Council
for Accountancy and Taxation (www.acatcredentials.org).
Affording your degree
At Strayer, you’ll find plenty of ways to make your tuition affordable, so you can worry less about your budget and get down to business.
cost per course
degree conferral (one-time only)
technology fee (one per term)
Ways to reduce your cost
Transfer up to 4 classes toward your master's degree.
Save up to 25% off the cost of select master’s degrees. Eligibility rules apply.
A comprehensive curriculum
You’ll study the basic principles of accounting and reporting, examine the relationship between domestic and international tax systems, and review the International Accounting Standards (IAS) and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) that affect the way business is conducted worldwide. View all courses.
Provides a comprehensive overview of the tax systems of key European, Asian, African, South American and Central American countries, as well as Canada. Examines the various complex issues in partnership and corporate tax planning, and the tax issues involved with joint ventures and consolidated returns filed in the United States.
This course focuses on the key principles of International Financial Reporting Standards and how these standards are used for financial reporting. Differences between rule-based U.S. GAAP and principle-based accounting concepts are presented related to accounting thought, practice, problems, and issues.
Explore international business finance tools, applications and concepts used in formulating effective financial management strategies. Examine fundamental international financial relationships and transactions among firms, foreign exchange rate determination and forecasting, foreign exchange risk and exposure, balance of payment accounting and evolution of the international monetary system. Analyze special topics, such as working capital management strategies, capital budgeting, cost of capital and optimal capital structure in the context of international operations.
Prerequisite: ACC 403
Surveys in-depth analysis of current auditing issues, including professional standards and ethics, internal control gathering and documentation of evidence, and statistical sampling. Focuses on detailed analysis of audit programs and electronic data processing, as well as concepts concerning the financial condition and operation of commercial enterprises.
Introduces the student to systems analysis and application of information systems concepts to the accounting process and accounting models, both manual and automated.
This course allows students to apply the knowledge gained in the program related to financial and managerial accounting, forensic accounting and auditing concepts. The students will apply critical thinking and decision-making skills to real world business cases involving complex accounting decision through analysis, synthesis, prescription and application of accounting concepts.
A grade of B or higher is required for satisfactory course completion.
Master’s admission requirements
Before you can pursue your master’s degree, you’ll need to enroll at Strayer. Here’s what you’ll need to get started for admission to the university.
Learn more about the admission process at Strayer.
Students applying to Washington, D.C., or New Jersey campuses must provide proof of proper immunization.
Transferring to Strayer from another university?
Some or all of the credits you’ve earned may be transferable.
We welcome more than 1,200 international students from more than 110 countries.
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Make every credit count
Strayer makes it easy to transfer college credits you already have, up to 28 bachelor’s classes, to help save time and money.