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Master of Accountancy Program Ranked in Top Third in the Nation

In rankings recently released by TFE Times, Belmont University’s Master of Accountancy placed among the top 30 percent of such programs nationwide, landing at No. 60 on a list of more than 190 graduate schools offering accounting degrees. TFE Times is an online media site that seeks to be “the leading source of information for all things Wall Street.”

Associate Dean of Belmont’s Massey College of Business Dr. Joe Alexander said, “We are delighted that TFE is now confirming what so many of our public accounting employers tell us about the high quality of our accounting programs. Certainly, our graduates are prepared to pass their CPA exams, but with our additional programming in areas such as ethics, global leadership and entrepreneurial thinking, Massey accounting grads are ready to add value to their employers at the time of hire.”

TFE Times’ comprehensive rankings use a variety of components to determine each institution’s final score, including GMAT scores, undergraduate GPA, acceptance rate, employment rates after graduation and graduates’ starting salaries. Other southeastern-based programs near Belmont’s ranking included Auburn (56), Kentucky (67) and LSU (68). Click here to view the complete rankings.

The Massey School’s Master of Accountancy (MACC) degree was created in 1992. The Belmont MACC helps to prepare qualified students with non-accounting undergraduate degrees to sit for the CPA exam in as little as 15 months. The program is AACSB accredited, and the Massey Graduate School of Business has been lauded by U.S. News & World Report and the Princeton Review as one of the top business schools in the country.

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