Georgia Southern’s Online Master of Accounting Program Ranked in top 25

Staff Report From Georgia CEO

Thursday, February 22nd, 2018

Georgia Southern University’s online Master of Accounting program has been ranked in the top 25 by Master’s Programs Guide online ranking for 2018.

Georgia Southern’s WebMAcc program is offered through the AACSB-International accredited School of Accountancy in the College of Business and was was ranked 24th out of 50 programs nationwide evaluated by The site chose programs for its list based on affordability, accreditation and commendation, student satisfaction and support services and online accessibility to determine a program’s ranking.

“The faculty of the School of Accountancy are committed to providing the best possible educational experiences for our students,” said Tim Pearson, Ph.D., director of the School of Accountancy. “[This] most recent recognition from Master’s Programs Guide is great validation of the effort our faculty put in every day for all of our students.”

Having only launched in January 2013, the WebMAcc program has been ranked as a top accounting program by numerous ratings groups. The WebMAcc boasts a curriculum that mirrors the on-campus program, utilizing the same experienced faculty with access to the same resources.

The program is a 30 credit-hour online program geared toward full-time professionals. With course work delivered over six semesters, graduates can enter careers in accounting and related fields with solid professional research problem-solving and analytical skills.

“While being ranked so highly and so often since 2013 is noteworthy, this was never the goal,” Pearson said. “It is only through the continued success of our students that the quality of the faculty and program is validated. We continue to grow and improve the courses we offer to match the needs of the accounting profession.”

The Georgia Southern University College of Business is one of eight colleges at the University and accredited through AACSB-International. The College offers four graduate degree programs, nine undergraduate degrees and 10 certificate programs. The College of Business is known for producing career-ready professionals, utilizing theoretical and practical knowledge, through an engaging learning environment, research and service.