Online Master of Science in Accountancy


Bookkeeping vs Accounting: What’s the Difference?

In 2020, the United States’ accounting industry produced over $110 billion in revenue, employing over 1.39 million accountants and 1.62 million bookkeepers. There were a record-setting 5.4 million new business applications in the U.S. in 2021, and this growth fuels the need for corporate financial assistance. While accounting and bookkeeping …

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Meet Anu John Kuntharayil

As a mother of two, Anu John Kuntharayil had concerns about finding a graduate degree program that would fit into her schedule. She also wondered if it would be difficult to return to school after a decade-long break to focus on family. However, Kuntharayil remained undeterred, drawing on the support …

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Global Tax Specialist, Alumna Harnesses Program Knowledge To Further Accounting Career

“I bring a fresh perspective and refreshing, energetic vibe to any role I take on,” says Regina Scruggs, a high-performing accounting professional and 2021 alumna of the online Master of Science in Accountancy (MSA) program. Scruggs has over eight years of experience in corporate accounting and finance. While at DePaul, …

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The Future of Accounting Jobs in a World with Artificial Intelligence

There is no shortage of dramatically negative headlines about the impact of artificial intelligence on nearly every industry, every career path and potentially, every aspect of our personal lives. The promise of technology like AI has almost always been about efficiency — with AI, we can have computers do in …

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Popular Job Titles with a Master’s in Accountancy

The full impact of digital transformations such as increasing investment in automation, artificial intelligence and cryptocurrency technology has yet to be realized, but these trends are likely to have a dramatic impact on the way businesses operate and the way that accounting departments interact within the rest of their organizations. …

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Basic Accounting Terms Quick Guide

The language of accounting can seem perplexing at first, especially when some words that we use in everyday transactions take on different meanings in a financial context. By understanding a few dozen foundational terms, you will be on track to talk about, and manage, money with confidence. Whether you are …

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What Can You Do With a Master’s in Accounting?

Technology has always played a disruptive role when it comes to long-standing fields like accounting and finance. However, the accounting field has proved to be resilient and consistent throughout a broad range of innovations. From the invention of the calculator to the creation of full suites of accounting software, the …

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DePaul’s Online MSA Program Featured on GoingConcern

Should accountants be worried about artificial intelligence? While the headlines have not painted a positive picture for the future of accounting in a world powered by AI, in an article on GoingConcern, DePaul Professor Ray Whittington examines the AI trend more closely and explains what it will mean for accountants …

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