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Online Accounting and Finance Programs

Get specialized skills to advance your career or prepare for certifications in accounting and finance.

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Flexible Online Programs for the Career You Want

Designed to prepare you for in-demand careers in accounting and finance, Walden’s degree programs will equip you with in-depth knowledge to enable you to advance in the field.

Through our programs, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Customize your studies with industry-aligned specializations that focus on the specific competencies you need to meet your unique career goals.
  • Gain hands-on preparation for the industry’s certification and qualification exams, such as Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA®) and Certified Financial Planner™ (CFP®) exams.

More About Our Accounting and Finance Programs

ACBSPThe MS in Accounting and BS in Accounting programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), and have earned the organization's Specialized Accounting Accreditation. ACBSP, which is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), is a leading specialized accreditation association that identifies and supports excellence in business education worldwide.

MS in Accounting Specializations:

  • Accounting for the Professional
  • Accounting with CPA Emphasis

MS in Finance Specializations:

  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA®)
  • Certified Financial Planner (CFP®)
  • Finance for the Professional (Self-Designed)

BS in Accounting Concentrations:

  • General Program
  • Public Accountancy

An MS in Accounting degree will allow you to further your experience as an accounting professional in areas such as:*

  • Managerial accounting
  • Governmental accounting
  • Auditing: external, IT, compliance
  • Risk analysis

The MS in Finance program can help prepare you for professional and management positions in fields such as:*

  • Corporate finance
  • Investment banking
  • Financial management
  • Securities firms
  • Treasury management
  • Government

A BS in Accounting degree will open doors within your career path, with potential career options including:*

  • Assurance specialist
  • Risk manager
  • Tax specialist
  • Public accountant auditor or consultant
*Career options may require additional experience, training, or other factors beyond the successful completion of this degree program.

Manage your education expenses with:

  • Convenient monthly payment plans that allow you to pay tuition in installments with no interest.*
  • Multiple payment plan options, including some that can be combined with school loan programs (if available in your country of residence).*
*Additional conditions may apply. Some payment plans are offered through third-party services. Contact your enrollment advisor for details.

You may be eligible to receive transfer credit toward your program, enabling you to earn your degree faster. An enrollment advisor will work with you to identify what credit you can transfer based on your work experience, prior education, life experiences, and more.

  • First we will help you obtain transcripts from any previous institution you have attended.
  • Then we will carefully review your previous coursework to maximize the number of credits we can apply toward your Walden program of study.
  • You will receive a transfer credit pre-evaluation within three business days, including a summary of the courses eligible for transfer.
Let us help support you on your educational journey. We offer students millions in total tuition savings annually. Contact one of our enrollment advisors at 855-203-5779 to learn more.

Why Study Accounting and Finance at Walden?

Andre Lynch

"The mentorship at Walden has been the greatest value. It's consistent, empowering, and encouraging. It's provided a wealth of resources."

André Lynch | MBA and BS in Business Administration Graduate