Barney School of Business Accounting Degree Ranked in Top 25
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Barney School of Business Accounting Degree Ranked in Top 25

One of the most affordable among top-ranked online master’s in accounting degree programs for 2016 

The Master of Science in Accounting and Taxation(MSAT) degree at The University of Hartford’s Barney School of Businesshas been ranked one the 25 most affordable among top-ranked online master’sin accounting degree programs for 2016.  The ranking is part of The Best Master’s Degreesseries designed to provide useful information about various types of master’s degrees.  Their editors provide reviews and rankings to help prospective studentsnarrow down the field when it comes to selecting which programs to pursue. 

For the most affordable top-ranked online master’s in accounting ranking, 55 schools that offered an online master’s degree in accounting or an MBA with accounting concentrationwere examined. Each school’s rankings were reviewed from major publications like Forbesmagazine, The Princeton Review, and U.S. News and World Report.  The 25 most affordable institutions were then ranked basedon their graduate tuition rates and fees listed by NCES College Navigator. 

“The Barney School of Business is committed to preparing students to launch and further their careers,” said Marty Roth, dean and professor of management and marketing at the BarneySchool. “Our expansion into online learning has maintained our high quality standards while adjusting to the learning needs of working professionals.”  Adds Professor James Bannister, Chair of the Accounting and Taxation Department, We have a long history of preparing students to earn the Certified Public Accountantdesignation, and to establish successful careers in public, corporate, governmental, and non-profit accounting.  We are gratified to be ranked as a top accounting program that provides great value to our students.”  

About the Barney School of Businessat the University of Hartford 

The Barney School of Businessprepares individuals to be leaders and decision makers who are globally aware and socially responsible No matter what undergraduate major or minor students pursue, or master degree, the Barney School faculty and staff help themdevelop career goals and provide the preparationto accomplish them. The Barney School’sCareer Readyprogrammingensures that studentsbecomecompetent, confident, and connected.  The Barney Schoolpartnerswith large corporations, medium and small businesses, non-profits, and government organizations to insure that students are the best prepared to meet their talent acquisition needs. 

The University of Hartford provides a robust, distinctive educational experience for its more than 5,000 undergraduate and 1,600 graduate students. Distinguished faculty provide rigorous instruction as well as research, performance, and internship opportunities in more than 100 degree programs in the arts, humanities, business, engineering and technology, education, and health professions. The University attracts students from 48 states and 63 countries. 


James Bannister 
Chair, Accounting & Taxation Department 

Martin S. Roth