With this degree you will learn how to apply accounting to realistic workplace situations. You will develop skills in advanced cost accounting, accounting theory, auditing, tax, internal accounting and accounting information systems to make you a dynamic, well-rounded senior-level accountant or entrepreneur. In addition, all courses count toward the 150 credit hours required for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam. Both the online Master's in Accounting program and the in-class degree program will complete all requirements for the CPA exam for most students. Please check with your particular State Board of Accountancy for the specific course of study required to sit for the CPA exam.