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Online Master's Degree: CyberAccounting

CyberAccounting
Master of Science
DEGREE AT A GLANCE
  • 30 credits
  • Transfer up to 12 credits
  • All courses available online
  • Select hybrid courses available
  • Program restrictions apply
TUITION RATES
  • $524 per credit (in-state)
  • $659 per credit (out-of-state)
  • $480 per credit (military)
  • Other fees may apply
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Aim to stand out in the job market by earning a Master of Science in cyberaccounting at University of Maryland Global Campus. In this unique degree program, you’ll develop important skills in several career-relevant areas of study. Plus, with our convenient online courses and no-cost electronic resources in place of most textbooks, you can access the full online learning experience from any time and any place. Why wait? Take the first step and apply today!

Develop Expertise in Accounting, Information Systems, & Cybersecurity

Cyberaccounting is a new and evolving field that combines elements of cybersecurity and accounting. That’s why UMGC’s online cyberaccounting program is a good fit for working professionals looking to build expertise and advance in their careers. Students who complete this program will gain higher-level, career-focused knowledge in several security-related areas, such as forensic accounting, auditing, information technology, information systems, cybersecurity, and more.

These are a few of the benefits of our cyberaccounting program:

Please note: Students must satisfy all program-specific admission requirements before enrolling in this degree program.

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View a complete list of program courses, program-specific and degree-level requirements, credit opportunities, industry certification exams, and more.

Develop Advanced Skills & Knowledge

Today’s employers understand that their financial assets must be protected from ongoing cyber threats. That’s why companies are looking for high-quality employees with the in-demand cybersecurity, accounting, and financial skillsets needed to anticipate such threats. UMGC’s cyberaccounting program is designed to help students fill that need. This online program is designed to equip you with hands-on experience in data analytics and visualization, risk analysis, corporate governance, and risk management.

Our program directors refresh and update the curriculum regularly, with a focus on helping students achieve these learning goals:

Unlock Your Career Potential

This program is designed to help you prepare for careers in several professional contexts. Career growth opportunities exist in cyberaccounting, fraud and forensic accounting, IT auditing, cyber operations, and more. This program is designed to help you develop skills that translate to these and other related industries. Potential job titles include information system auditor, risk manager, director of compliance, accounting manager, and chief financial officer. UMGC courses are taught by experienced faculty and address skills and competencies that are highly valued by many of today’s employers. 

Ashley W., Collingdale, PA

48%
Executives
Nearly half of C-Suite and other executives expect an increase in the number of cyber events targeting their organizations' accounting and financial data.
Source: Deloitte Center for Controllership | “Cyber’s Growing Role Within the Finance Organization to Enable Transformation” | October 26, 2022
96%+
Cyber-Aware CEOs
While 96 percent of CEOs understand the importance of cybersecurity for organizational growth and stability, only 33 percent say they have deep knowledge of the evolving cyber threat landscape.
Source: Accenture | “The Cyber-Resilient CEO” | 2023
$3B+
Financial Losses
Certified Fraud Examiners estimated that organizations lost more than $3.6 billion due to fraud from January 2020–September 2021.
Source: Association of Certified Fraud Examiners | “Occupational Fraud 2022: A Report to the Nations” | 2022

Practice Real-World Skills in Your CyberAccounting Courses 

Throughout your curriculum, your instructors will assign coursework that will help you prioritize real-world skills and experience. In past courses, students have been able to complete the following course projects: 

  • Create a cyber risk analysis and automation techniques based on Excel and Robotic Process Automation (RPA).  
  • Prepare a SOX (Sarbanes-Oxley) compliance report explaining the cost-benefit analysis of implementing processes and SOX audit readiness.  
  • Develop a "bot” to complete Robotic Process Automation (RPA) tasks, supported by analysis and data analytics on the efficiency and effectiveness of the bot. 

Explore UMGC CyberAccounting Insights

Gain insight from our faculty and staff and delve deeper into a range of topics, including the CPA exam, accounting careers, and more.

 

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